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Importance of Staying Relevant in Today’s Workforce

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“In four years, you’ll have to relearn 30% of your job.” – Mark Niemann-Ross, Lynda.com author. Change is something many people fear and avoid at all costs. Unfortunately, in today’s workforce, ignoring change will eventually make you obsolete, and in some cases, unemployable. If you aren’t constantly pushing yourself forward and learning new skills to…

Why It’s Important to Take Breaks at Work

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Here we are, 2017. We’re hoping by now that more employees are starting to adapt to the “work smart, not hard” lifestyle. However, it seems that there are still too many workaholics out there that are still refusing to let themselves catch a break. A shockingly high amount of workers are eating while continuing to…

How to Succeed the First Week of a New Job

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You may have landed the new job, but the interview isn’t over just yet. The first three months in your new role act as an extension of the interview process, and your employer is looking for you to prove that you are capable of doing what you said you can. However, the first week isn’t…

Why a casual dress code?

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In our final post in the series on breaking down different workplace dress codes, we get to the Casual Dress Code. More and more companies are implementing a casual dress code because it is an easy, free benefit to offer their employees. Gone are the days where a suit and tie are the norm. Jeans…

Breaking Down the Business Casual Dress Code

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For the second post in our Wear to Work Series, we’re tackling the ambiguous and challenging business casual dress code. Business casual is the most popular and widely interpreted workplace dress code. You think that would make it easy to figure out what to wear to work, but that’s actually the opposite. Most people struggle…

Workplace Dress Codes – Business Formal

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Decoding your office’s dress code can be one of the most frustrating things about starting a new job. It was easy during the interview process, after all you were dressing to impress. But what do you wear to work on the day-to-day? Hopefully your employee handbook gives you some guidelines as to what’s appropriate for…

Benefits to Taking a Lunch Break

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6 Reasons Why You Should Take a Lunch Break Every Day Studies have shown that fewer than 20% of Americans regularly step away from their desks for a lunch break. This trend is fueled by the perception that the most dedicated and valuable employees are the ones who are constantly available and on-task, and that…

Transitioning From College to the Working World

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Graduating from college is a big accomplishment that everyone, regardless of what degree they earned, should be proud of. It is an exciting time for most people, with new opportunities and career paths on the horizon. For the graduates who aren’t continuing on in their education, entering the workforce will require a shift in thinking,…

Increase productivity by getting over your laziness

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Every office has that one person who constantly gets everything done ahead of schedule and never has to ask for extra time or help to get projects done on time. Being productive isn’t a habit we are all naturally blessed with. Some people are naturally very productive, and seem to be able to check everything…

How to nail the first 30 days of a new job

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Starting a new job can be an overwhelming and stressful situation. As the new kid on the block, you have a lot to learn to fit in with your new team. So whether this is your first job out of college, or you are a seasoned veteran, make sure you follow these habits to impress…