Is A Call Center Job Right For Me?

Have you ever wondered if pursuing a job at a call center might be a good idea given your unique work experience, skills, and professional goals? Many people do, but a large majority of these prospective candidates never after actually start looking for a job in the call center industry. This is in large part… Read More »

Focus – 5 Ways To Avoid Distractions In The Workplace

Working in an office has many undeniable social and professional benefits, but it also can be subject to a dizzying number of variables that can be potential distractions to productivity and focus. Whether it’s chatty coworkers, loud office parties, or construction happening in a neighboring hallway, we’ve all had to find ways of dealing with… Read More »

Your First Office Job: What To Expect

If you’re preparing to start working your first “office job”, we’re willing to bet that you have a lot of questions. Don’t worry – you’re not alone! Everyone goes through something of an adjustment period when they’re entering into their first office-based working environment. While it’s true that starting your first office job can be… Read More »

Goal Setting: Learn How to Teach Your Team to Reach For the Stars This Year

For individual employees as well as for teams as a whole, the ability to continuously set new, ambitious, and achievable goals is an absolute prerequisite for success. By striving to set our sights on new professional horizons, we lay the groundwork for our ability to acquire new skills and overcome future challenges. As managers, it’s… Read More »

Is Your Resume Sending Mixed Signals?

  It’s difficult to overstate the impact that a resume can have on landing a new job. In addition to conveying the facts about your work experience, qualifications, and professional skillset, it will also (typically) be the very first point of contact that you have with potential employers. As such, candidates must cover all of their bases in ensuring that they make a positive… Read More »

The Ultimate Template for Your Next Cover Letter

When it comes to applying for a new role, some things will never go out of fashion. Submitting polished and comprehensive resumes and arriving early for an interview, to name two examples, are tactics that will always be sure to catch an employer’s eye. Another crucial component of the job search process is the drafting… Read More »

5 Soft Skills You’ll Need to Land Your Next Job

Most of us are familiar with the hard skills  – i.e., the teachable, technical skills such as programming or graphic design – that are prerequisites for success within our industry. However, there are a whole other array of “soft skills” which are mentioned far less often in professional circles but are nonetheless equally important for… Read More »

Learn How to Network! 5 Tips for Building Better Business Relationships

You have likely heard it said that who you know can be almost as important as what you know…if not more important. It is a proven fact of business life that having a vast network of professional contacts can drastically tip the scale in your favor.  It is the reason top executives join numerous professional… Read More »

Three Things You Can Do For Your Job Search That Your Resume Can’t

While it is almost universally acknowledged that a strong resume enhances employment potential, it is often “soft skills” that can make or break a job search.  Simply put, soft skills encompass emotional intelligence.  High academic scores and honors are desirable, of course.  But, emotional intelligence during a job search and after hiring is a key… Read More »

Five Ways to Stay Motivated at Work

Last year, a Gallup survey found nearly 1 in 4 employees feels burned out, either always or often.  While a lack of motivation may not always be caused by feeling “burned out,” there is little doubt that finding it difficult to stay motivated at work is a common issue. Fortunately, it is an issue that… Read More »