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Getting Back to Work When You Have a Record

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Getting Back to Work When You Have a Record

Are you looking to reenter the workforce with a record? You might feel overwhelmed and nervous about finding work again, but getting a job is an important part of re-building your life. It will give you purpose, a strong social network, and financial security. Yes, having a criminal record might make job seeking more difficult […]

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Get Through your Next Interview with Flying Colors

Get Through your Next Interview with Flying Colors

The Fourth of July is a time for celebrations, family, and fireworks, but if you’re worried about finding a job, it might be difficult to get in the festive spirit. Put your mind at rest by knowing you’re prepared for that next interview. Read below for some tips on how to answer some of the […]

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Five Ways to Beat the Heat

Five Ways to Beat the Heat

This week marked the beginning of summer, and many regions are already dealing with warmer than average temperatures. If you are one of the many individuals who work outside, make sure you know how you can stay safe in the heat. Exposure to extreme temperatures can cause serious illness, so make sure you pay attention […]

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4 Things Parenting Can Teach You About Work

4 Things Parenting Can Teach You About Work

With Father’s Day approaching, we started thinking about parenting, and how the skills you use as a mom or dad can often translate to valuable skills you can use in the workplace. Transferrable skills are those qualities you take from one situation to another, such as from job to job, or from home to work. […]

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You’ve got our word!

You’ve got our word!

Looking for work that’s right for you can be challenging. If you’re frustrated by your recent job hunt, you might need some encouragement. Sometimes it helps to pause and listen to the words of wisdom from others who have overcame challenges, and can offer inspiration to us on our journey. Take comfort in these quotes […]

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What do you want to be when you grow up?

What do you want to be when you grow up?

What do you want to be when you grow up?” is a question many kids get asked, but it becomes even more relevant this time of year as we enter into graduation season. It isn’t just graduates who are having to consider their future, either; many adults aren’t sure what field they want to pursue. […]

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It Pays to Graduate!

It Pays to Graduate!

Each May after graduation season, more job seekers enter the workforce. If you’re among those looking for work, make sure you have the necessary tools to successfully get hired. One of the main parts of making sure you stay competitive in the job market is your education. Obtaining your high school diploma or equivalent will […]

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“Let’s Play the Quiet Game,” and Other Things Moms Say

“Let’s Play the Quiet Game,” and Other Things Moms Say

This Sunday, mothers will be celebrating their special day with flowers, breakfast-in-bed, hand drawn cards, and all sorts of special treats. We thought we would celebrate this Mother’s Day by drawing workplace wisdom from some of the most frequently heard motherly advice. You’ve probably heard a mom say these phrases at some point or another, […]

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Job Interview Tips That Will Get You Hired

Job Interview Tips That Will Get You Hired

Looking for a job can be hard, but if you are offered an interview, you want to use this opportunity to showcase your skills. From the moment you get an invitation to meet with a potential employer, you should communicate professionally.   Before the Interview When a potential employer calls to invite you for an […]

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Do You Feel Like Nobody’s Listening?

Do You Feel Like Nobody’s Listening?

Author Mark Twain said, “If we were supposed to talk more than we listen, we would have two tongues and one ear.” Twain would probably not be surprised at the fact that the average U.S. adult only has an attention span of about eight seconds. That number has actually gone down from 12 seconds since […]

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