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Tips for Negotiating Salary During a Pandemic (Video)

Posted by JOHNLEONARD on Apr 13, 2021 10:00:00 AM

As we continue to face the global pandemic, many people are wondering if now is an appropriate time to negotiate salary.  Throughout the past months, we've seen record-high layoffs, furloughs, hiring freezes, and unemployment rates. Despite the current economy, you can still ask for a raise or promotion. Watch our video if you're unsure how to negotiate in this job market.

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How Leadership Can Prevent Their Team From Burnout

Posted by Lexi Albrecht on Mar 30, 2021 10:00:00 AM

By now, one year into the pandemic, we've all heard the term employee burnout. Whether you’ve experienced it yourself during the past twelve months or know someone who has, this phenomenon has negatively affected millions of people worldwide. According to the World Health Organization’s (WHO) International Classification of Diseases (ICD), people experiencing burnout typically feel exhaustion but, also likely to feel detached or cynical about their job. Job burnout can affect your physical and mental health directly related to health conditions, such as depression.

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Tips for Negotiating Salary During a Pandemic

Posted by Lexi Albrecht on Feb 4, 2021 10:29:07 AM

A recent poll we conducted on LinkedIn asked, what common interview question do you stress over the most? Forty-two percent of respondents said salary negotiation and expectation questions were the most stressful questions to answer. It’s not surprising that most people are uncomfortable asking for more money from an employer or potential employer. And as if negotiating pay wasn't stressful enough during normal times, now amid the economic downturn, many people are wondering if it's an appropriate time to be asking for a pay raise. 

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How to Conduct Virtual Employee Performance Reviews

Posted by Lexi Albrecht on Nov 17, 2020 10:30:00 AM

It’s surreal to think that it's been almost an entire year since COVID swept the globe, causing organizations to shift to remote work. As we wrap up the last couple of months of 2020, employers need to start thinking about how they will approach and structure this year's employee performance reviews in the era of COVID.  

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How to Answer Interview Questions for Remote Jobs

Posted by Lexi Albrecht on Oct 29, 2020 10:30:00 AM

Do you have an interview coming up for a remote job? Whether it's a virtual interview or in-person, it’s important to be prepared to answer questions specific to remote work, no matter what field you’re in. These questions are asked to uncover how tech-savvy you are, your communication skills, your work style, and much more. Hiring managers are looking to see how cut out for remote work you are.

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Tips to Help Your Community During Covid-19

Posted by Annie Henry on Oct 22, 2020 11:00:00 AM

During these uncertain times, it is common for people to feel a sense of helplessness given all that is happening around us and throughout the globe. On a smaller scale, you may be asking yourself, “What can I do to help my community?” and not know exactly where to start. There are many ways you can help out that will make an impact in your community.

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Inspirational Quotes to Get You Through the Day

Posted by Sam Mulrenin on Oct 1, 2020 10:00:00 AM

2020 has presented the entire world with uncertainty and challenges. I think we can all agree that we need some positivity and hope right now. To help me get through stressful times, I try to think of the glass half full and remind myself that things will get better, “If there is no struggle there is no progress.” Below are inspirational quotes that I believe are relevant to today’s current climate and have motivated me to keep pushing through the day. I hope you find these quotes just as inspiring as you navigate this new norm.

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Headed Back to The Office? Here's How to Prepare Your Organization

Posted by Lexi Albrecht on Aug 18, 2020 10:30:00 AM

As organizations slowly reopen and employees gradually return to the workplace, employers need to establish their reboarding plans. Like everything in life, we can expect to see ups and downs during the phases of reopening as we continue to navigate this new norm. With that being said, taking the time to carefully plan and prepare for the return of employees will help your organization function more effectively and efficiently. To help make the transition of going back into the office as smooth as possible for every party involved, consider these suggestions when creating your plan.

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Tips for Networking Virtually (Video)

Posted by JOHNLEONARD on Jul 30, 2020 10:33:08 AM

The pandemic has unfortunately caused events worldwide to be canceled or postponed. If you had a networking event or any business event that you were looking forward to meeting new people but it got canceled, don't worry. You can still connect and build professional and personal relationships virtually. Watch our video to learn tips on how to strategically build your network from home!

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How to Secure a Job During a Pandemic

Posted by Jennifer Kuchy on Jul 14, 2020 10:00:00 AM

Are you asking yourself, is it possible to find a new job or career in 2020? Don’t assume the answer is NO…the answer is most definitely YES! While many industries have and will continue to be hit hard by the COVID-19 pandemic, others are hiring. And if you’re having trouble finding a job, this economic slowdown is a great time to lay down the groundwork so when this passes (which it will), you have opened doors by networking and building relationships.

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