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How to Make a New Team Member Feel Welcomed

How to Make a New Team Member Feel Welcomed

As exciting as the first day of a new job can be, it is never fun to feel like the newbie and not yet a part of the office culture. So, as a veteran at the company, when a new employee joins the team, you’ll want to make them feel welcomed and at ease in their new environment. To avoid both parties feeling uncomfortable as they are getting to know each other, here are 3 ways to make a new co-worker feel at home in your now shared workspace.
Tuesday, May 08, 2018/Author: Laurie Knafo/Number of views (682)/Comments (2)/ Article rating: 4.0
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3 Tips on Engaging in Company Culture as a Remote Worker

3 Tips on Engaging in Company Culture as a Remote Worker

The opportunity to work remotely is, not only growing rapidly among companies, but has now become criteria professionals look for during their job search. This benefit enables individuals to have a more flexible schedule, increasing productivity and promoting work-life balance – Whether it is working from their living room or the local coffee shop, working remotely provides employees the chance to design their own workspace and switch things up on their own time. However, one downside to this luxury is the lack of company culture seen or felt on a daily basis. While it seems impossible, there are a few ways to shift this perception and connect often with your team, providing motivation and engagement!
Wednesday, April 25, 2018/Author: Laurie Knafo/Number of views (876)/Comments (7)/ Article rating: 4.7
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3 Questions to Ask on a Phone Interview

3 Questions to Ask on a Phone Interview

Phone interviews are often the first step of the interviewing process, as well as your chance to make a memorable first impression. Often time people take phone interviews a bit less seriously, therefore coming to the call unprepared. Tips commonly include printing your resume as if you were in person, sitting at a table to ensure your voice sound clear and projects, and smile even though no one can see you. While this is all great advice, you should also consider bringing questions to the table to, not only to display your interest in the conversation, but also to challenge your interviewer, showing them that you did your research. Here are 3 questions to ask on your next phone interview.

Tuesday, April 03, 2018/Author: Laurie Knafo/Number of views (1954)/Comments (3)/ Article rating: 4.2
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5 Social Media Habits That Can Keep You From the Job

5 Social Media Habits That Can Keep You From the Job

Social media – Where we get our personal news, latest trends, and information on various topics. Five years ago, many social outlets were still a work in progress, used mainly by college students, and, today, users range in age and occupation, making more than half of the American population avid social media users. Due to this, many companies have decided to join the movement in two major ways: 1. Creating social accounts for their business, and 2. Using social media as a way to screen potential new talent. Recruiters use this tool to contact potential candidates who they think seem qualified for a position, as well as to scope out current applicants before bringing them in for a formal interview. Because of this, job seekers need to understand how their accounts play a huge role in today’s hiring process, and how to use these profiles in a positive way, hopefully, landing the job – Here are a few tips how:
Tuesday, March 20, 2018/Author: Laurie Knafo/Number of views (1344)/Comments (1)/ Article rating: 4.5
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5 Ways to Overcome Job Burnout

5 Ways to Overcome Job Burnout

Career burnout? Unfortunately, many of us have been there. This condition can be triggered by various factors, such as stretched bandwidth, the feeling of being unappreciated, and being apart of a toxic team / work environment. Not only do you start to feel perpetually exhausted and overwhelmed, both at the office and in your personal life, but you will also see the actual work you are producing to be unimpressive and lesser in value due to lack of motivation. The longer you continue on this path, the stronger you will see these negative side effects set in, likely making you more miserable at your job than even the days before. The idea of job burnout was acknowledged decades ago, however, it has proven to be much more prevalent in the recent years. Because millennials are working at a much faster rate to obtain senior titles and become visionaries in their industries, it is predicted that burnout rates will be higher in the foreseeable future – In order to lower this statistic, here are 5 tactics to hopefully lessen the chance of this happening to you:
Wednesday, March 07, 2018/Author: Laurie Knafo/Number of views (1795)/Comments (1)/ Article rating: 5.0
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