The Right Way to Help Your Employees Through Company Changes Next Year

Helping your employees through a major business transition is an exercise in extreme empathy. Almost any change you’re leading or supporting is highly disruptive to somebody on an emotional level. The key to helping people is understanding why some folks get emotional about major change. Surprisingly, it’s not the change itself; it’s the loss of… Read more »

Make it Your Resolution to Beat the Sunday Scaries

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If you spend Sunday nights stressing out about work, it’s not just you. A recent survey from Monster.com found that 80 percent of people admit to having the “Sunday Scaries.” You might think that by Sunday night you’d feel rejuvenated from the weekend, however, that isn’t always a given. Some people don’t dedicate enough weekend… Read more »

Turn Your Weaknesses into Strengths in 2019!

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If your leadership style is driven by business, team and employee interests, you’re going to be in a position to succeed, especially if you can produce results. However, even leaders with the best of intentions can have blind spots or fall into bad habits. Below are some common leadership weaknesses that you can turn into… Read more »

Different Types of Jobs You Can Get With Your CDL License

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If you like driving large vehicles on the open road and you have a clean driving record, a career as a commercial driver may be for you. These jobs typically require earning a commercial driver’s license (CDL). Long-haul truck drivers are most commonly associated with a CDL. According to the Truck Driver Institute, these drivers… Read more »

How to Write an Outstanding Resume When You Don’t Have Much Experience

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A great resume is the biggest chance you have to impress a potential employer and get noticed among other job applicants. You need to seize the hiring manager’s attention quickly so they’ll be more apt to read through your accomplishments and bring you in for a formal interview. It can be challenging to tout your… Read more »

Inexpensive Ways to Show Your Employees You Appreciate Them

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As an employer, your workers are your lifelines. Each employee is a valuable addition to your team and it’s important they feel that way. Recognition makes people feel good about their job and motivates them to keep up the good work. Positive reinforcement can also set an example for everyone in your organization, showing them… Read more »

3 Things NOT to Do After a Job Interview

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Many candidates believe that getting through the job interview is the most important part of the application process. However, the way a candidate follows up after the interview is just as important. Even if you made a great impression with the hiring manager, on the phone or in-person, you have to maintain your interest and… Read more »

The Questions You Must Ask Candidates to Understand Their Value

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Individual interview questions can determine a candidate’s, skills, experience, achievements, processes or ways of thinking, but at the end of the day, an interviewer wants to assess how much value each candidate could bring to the table. The job interview is one of the last opportunities you’ll get to assess an applicant before having to… Read more »

Why You Need to Ask for Feedback When You Didn’t Get the Job

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While there are extremely rare exceptions, hiring managers almost never change their mind about a hiring decision once it had been made. If you screwed up the interview, there is no point in reaching out to apologize, criticize or claim you had an off day. However, you can still get something more out of the… Read more »

Do Employers Still Expect ‘Thank You’ Notes After Interviews?

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You’ve probably heard that it’s a good idea to send a ‘thank you’ note after a job interview. However, in this age of information overload, is this really necessary? The answer is, yes. Following up with a thank-you note after an interview ought to be a standard part of any job-hunting strategy. It can add… Read more »