What Your Company Can Learn From The New Gillette Ad

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Boys will be boys–a phrase we’ve all heard too many times. For years this phrase has been used to explain away aggro behavior that a small number of children exhibit. As if, biologically or naturally, boys are more violent or aggressive because they are male. I’m using “boys” and “children” because that is typically who […]

How a Staffing Agency Can Get You Growing in 2019

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Now that 2018 is behind us and we are in Q1, there’s no better time to look at your company’s business processes to see where some beneficial changes can be made. Think of it as a resolution for your company–which in the end will benefit you and your team. I mean, who doesn’t want the […]

How to Improve Employee Wellbeing this Winter

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I know I don’t have to tell anybody this, but if you didn’t already know–and feel it–we spend the majority of our lives at work. According to CNN Money, Americans work an average of 34.4 hours per week–longer than their counterparts in the world’s largest economies–and the average full-time-working adult spends 47 hours per week […]

5 Ways to Boost Your Productivity and Your Career in 2019

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2018 has finally come to an end–something I’m pretty sure every talent industry pro can celebrate. Last year was…interesting. We’ve seen brands and people in powerful positions crumble, we witnessed the progression of the #MeToo movement, we elected more women into Congress than ever before, we watched Serena Williams kick @ss on the court in an […]

5 Easy Ways to Make Your Office Holiday Party More Inclusive

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Alas, 2018 is finally coming to an end. We’ve made it through some pretty tumultuous times so far, so congratulations on staying focused through that! However, the disarray isn’t over yet. The holiday season can be stressful for everyone on your team–dealing with extended family, shopping, eating, more shopping, more eating; you get the point. […]

What The Heck Is Business Casual in 2018?

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Welcome to the busiest shopping day of the year – Black Friday. Whether you are perusing online or physically fighting through stores, you are probably participating in this unofficial holiday one way or another. For a lot of recent grads and early career professionals, this day is a prime opportunity to find stylish and sophisticated […]

Allison Han: Likeable, Without Even Trying!

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If you could pick an ideal colleague, what qualities would they have? Would they be a good communicator, a hard worker, authentic, helpful, or an amalgamation? If you ask her coworkers, Allison Han is thorough, persistent, incredible at maintaining relationships with clients, always on top of it, and an overall great employee to work alongside. […]

Project Management Tools For Top Performers

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“We need to remember what’s important in life: friends, waffles, work. Or waffles, friends, work. Doesn’t matter, but work is third” – Leslie Knope, Parks and Recreation.   If you, like Leslie, have a hard time prioritizing all of the important things on your plate, it might be time to look into project management tools […]

Situational Interview Questions That Candidates Can’t Fake Their Way Through

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When I was younger – and even to this day – my mom would always tell me: “Those who can’t remember the past are doomed to repeat it.” To be fair, she would use this to get me to study for history tests, but in terms of situational interview questions, I think the saying still […]

Reading Between the Lines: What a Candidate’s Skills Really Say About Them

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We all know that when it comes to interviews, phone screens, or even resumes, soft skills–the abilities most closely related to a candidate’s emotional intelligence–are the first things that come up. You know, those things like time management, communication skills, or leadership abilities. iCIMS chief marketing officer Susan Vitale noted in an interview with Fast […]