You’ve Got Errors: How to Avoid Making the Email Mistakes That We Are All Tired of Seeing.

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For most of us, our days start and end with emails. Some of it is spam, some of it is important, some of it is from companies you’ve never subscribed to before–either way, our days are inundated with emails from dawn to dusk. Email has been around for longer than most of us–“us” as in […]

Can a Horrible Boss Be a Great Leader?

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Horribleness can, sometimes, be correlated with vision, passion, drive, and perfectionism–things that you could conceivably want to see in a leader. Therefore, niceness can, sometimes, be correlated with weakness, mediocrity, and failure. So, as to be seen as a desired leader, some believe a little splash of horribleness makes for a stronger organization. Let’s see how we can take tips from the big dogs to put a little more bite in our convictions.

Personal Branding 101: A Recruiter’s Guide to #GrandeFierceness

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Establishing and promoting what you stand for is what the start of 2019 has been all about. Whether you’re a social justice warrior, a talent acquisition ace, a fashion queen, or anywhere in between, we all have something we are passionate about–something that differentiates us from the rest of the world. That’s why personal branding […]

How Leanne Franck Gets Stuff Done

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Are you familiar with the Kinetix Factor Cards? In case you came late to the party, they are the rectangular, flashcard looking things that hang proudly from our team members’ desks and read: Kick-Ass Teammate, Likeable, Gets Stuff Done, Figures Things Out, Passion & Innovation, or Connector. But what does Gets Stuff Done look like […]

When Did Performative Workaholism Become A Lifestyle and Why Isn’t It Sustainable?

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For most of us, Monday morning–and every other weekday morning–starts with moans and groans, rolling out of bed, and a lot of coffee. Others start their day with a workout, an ice mask to reduce that morning puffiness, or a long shower. If you do a little searching, you can even find how the most […]

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. […]