Monthly Archives: February 2020

6 innovative ways to conduct a job search that will get you ahead of the pack – Ladders post

It can take months and even years of daily work to find a situation that is stable while offering the career path that you desire. By: Jonah Malin If you make $100,000 per year, then you’re losing $400 for every *day* you do not work. This article published on The Ladders site spells out the […]

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What to do when you’re bored at work – Monster.com post

Tackling these tasks will help you stay engaged and make you more productive. By: Daniel Bortz, Monster contributor If you are bored at work, there are several things you can do to shake off those shackles, as you can see. You can also start a search for a new job. Ever feel bored at work? […]

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Research Says You Can Earn Way More Money by Boosting Your Emotional Intelligence. Here Are 4 Ways to Do It – inc.com post

People with high EQs make an average of $29,000 per year more than people with low EQs. By Marcel Schwantes Founder and Chief Human Officer, Leadership From the Core @MarcelSchwantes How would you like an approximate $550-$600/week raise? Wouldn’t we all? Improve your EQ skills, and let your new skills take effect. After a while your […]

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These Are The Best Cities for Jobs in 2020 According to Glassdoor – inc.com post

With more job seekers willing to relocate, these are the top locations for hiring in 2020. By: Jason Aten tech columnist. Glassdoor.com regularly looks at cities and also interviews employees and job seekers about their favorite places to work. We’re not sure whether their samples are statistically significant, but their findings are always interesting. We […]

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Google Gets 3 Million Resumes a Year. How to Make Yours Stand Out, According to a Google Recruiter

Exactly what a Google recruiter and her team look for when sifting through resumes. By: Betsy Mikel Google reviews every resume it receives. All ~3,000,000/year of them. If you want to succeed at Google, you either need a networking contact, or a darned good resume. Google has long held a top spot on best places to […]

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Forget work-life balance, and focus on productivity. You’ll have more free time – Fast Company post

Andrew Barnes, author of The 4 Day Week, argues that a reduction in working hours generates higher productivity because of better work-life balance. BY: ANDREW BARNES There is always concern about work getting done when the work-life-balance discussion takes place. There has been at least one study that shows that when workers are asked to […]

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It’s Easier than Ever to Quit Your Job. That Doesn’t Mean You Should.

A staggering 41.4 million U.S. workers voluntarily left their jobs in 2018, primarily for better opportunities. Here’s what to know before you consider joining their ranks. BY: CARA BRENNAN ALLAMANO If you are considering leaving your current position for greener pastures, we’d be excited to be a part of your strategic plan for that new […]

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Woman says she was scammed while using job hunting website; BBB warns consumers

By Lester Duhé The old adage applies – if it sounds too good to be true, it probably is. If you are unemployed or underemployed, we certainly understand wanting to jump on any opportunity that sounds good, but as with any other job – preparation is key. We can help with suggestions on how to reduce […]

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Job Lead: Data Center Services Sales Leader – Chicago

Paul Hales <phales@themeridiangp.com> Meridian Group If you are a fit for this role and your paperwork is in good shape, reach out to Paul Hales directly. I need your help.I am currently searching for a well-known, Nationwide, Data Center / Cloud Services Firm in your the Chicago Area…. This is leading a team in the Chicago […]

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Confidence vs. arrogance: Is it possible to be too self-assured at work? – Monster.com post

It’s fine line between the two. This is how to keep your ego in check without sacrificing your leadership skills. By: Laura J. Vogel, Monster Contributor The title of this post should say it all about this topic… Be careful, especially if you have long experience in your line of work. When it comes to […]

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