Ditch Your Resolutions for Goals

January 17th was the annual observance of ‘Ditch Your New Year Resolutions Day’. That’s right—people failing to stick to their New Year resolutions is such a common occurrence these days that it gets its very own day of observance. In the business world, and HR particularly, leaders and employees enter the new year with a plethora of […]

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Snowflake Goals

In case you live on the East Coast and have yet to be informed, we’re in for a winter storm of historic proportions these next few days. All the snow frenzy has got me thinking a lot about special little snowflakes—and not the kind that fall from the sky. Urban Dictionary, aside from being a […]

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Kinetix Summer Speaking Series: Angela Haneklau

Our interns are here—and that means our summer speaking series is back in full swing, too. Our first featured speaker is Angela Haneklau, VP/GM of Peak 10, and her son, Jimbo, currently completing his final internship before stepping foot in the real world at mBlox. She dished out her coveted advice for free on being […]

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Managers: It’s Easy To Fear What You Don’t Understand

Employee participation in the goal-setting process occurs when the manager directly involves the employee in the defining and setting of their own goals. It has long been shown to impact goal achievement by impacting an employee’s commitment to and perceived importance of their goals. Participation is linked to employee satisfaction, performance, and engagement—things all good […]

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What A Rookie Resume

This scene from the show Friends is the perfect example of rookie mistakes on your resume… “compuper” skills? I guess those could be useful. Just kidding. These simple mistakes will make or break your chance at that job you’ve been itching to get! Double check, triple check your resume before that big interview you’ve got coming up. First impressions […]

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The Not-So-Ancient Art of Branding Thyself

Brand yo’self before you wreck yo’self. Times have changed. There’s no career ladder. It’s a jungle gym out there. These days, everything is marketable—including you. Companies know that. So, it’s time  to take matters into your own hands and get your free agent on. But first, take a minute and go look at yourself in […]

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Let’s slow this train down and talk about what’s really important: You. My job as the careers blogger at Halogen is to be your agent. Your personal Jerry McGuire. Your Ari Gold. You? You’re Turtle or Rod Tidwell. I’m the guy who looks out for you. It’s my job to give you tough news. So here it is: You’re floating […]

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