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How to Have Awkward Conversations with Employees

How to Have Awkward Conversations with Employees

There’s an employee in your office who wears too much perfume. Or worse, there’s an employee in your office who doesn’t wear enough deodorant. Or, maybe you’ve got staff who wear flip flops to construction sites. You might have a worker who chews with his mouth open during business lunches or who talks loudly on […]

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Common Resume Mistakes and How to Fix Them

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Common Resume Mistakes and How to Fix Them

Have you been looking for a job for a while, but haven’t received any calls for interviews? While this could mean a number of things, it might be worth looking at your resume again to make sure it’s helping you put your best foot forward. Read below to learn how you can avoid five common […]

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Why You Should Use Your Vacation Days

Why You Should Use Your Vacation Days

Kids are out of school and the weather is quickly warming up! For many, summer indicates vacation season, yet a lot of American workers don’t use all of their vacation days. Some employees feel like they can’t take time off of work because they are too busy, or because they don’t believe that coworkers will […]

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$200 Bonus for New Graduates!

$200 Bonus for New Graduates!

Penmac is offering all 2018 graduates a $200 bonus to help you get started in your first job after graduation! We know that looking for work can feel like an overwhelming process—resumes, applications, interviews—it’s hard to know where to start, especially if it is your first time starting a job search. At Penmac, it’s our […]

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What is Your Dream Job?

What is Your Dream Job?

Graduates are finishing up the last days of school and preparing to enter the workforce. As students consider their future and think about what their dreams are, it’s also a good time to think about our own dreams—both personal and employment goals. At Penmac, we know that employment plays a vital role in each person’s […]

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How to Turn Down a Job Offer

How to Turn Down a Job Offer

The majority of time, a job offer is a reason to celebrate, but occasionally you might have to turn down a job offer. Maybe the salary wasn’t what you thought, you were offered a different position, or you discovered something about the position that made you change your mind. Regardless of the reason, make sure […]

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How to Save More Money

How to Save More Money

With taxes due soon, money might be on your mind. While many people like to file early in the year and have already submitted their taxes (and maybe even received refunds!), it’s never a bad time to think about your finances. While it can be stressful to talk about money related topics, it can also […]

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How to Give a Good Job Recommendation

How to Give a Good Job Recommendation

Has someone asked you to be a reference? If someone you know is looking for work and asked you to provide a job reference, take a few moments to consider before agreeing to give a recommendation. Do you know the person well? Have you worked with them in a professional capacity? Do you have positive […]

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Feel Like You Fooled the Hiring Manager?

Feel Like You Fooled the Hiring Manager?

Have you recently started a new job, and are worried you’re in over your head? You might start thinking that the company made a mistake when they hired you. This fear is common among new workers. Sometimes called “imposter syndrome,” this feeling that you don’t really deserve the position you’re in can make you feel […]

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