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Stress is everywhere – in the global events happening around us, in our personal lives and often in our professional lives. In fact, workplace stress is the leading cause of “burnout”, a term first coined in 1974, and yet we still struggle to identify and...

The call to increase productivity is as high as ever and many leaders have recently been challenged with driving it even higher. At the same time, execs are balancing that need with the knowledge that employee engagement is crucial to a healthy bottom line. It...

Once considered a generous perk that only a handful of companies offered, more and more companies are offering flexible work arrangements (FWA) and experts say they are here to stay. That’s a good thing for many employees – and can be a great thing for...

game changer [geym cheyn-jer]: (noun)A person or individual that effects a significant shift in the current manner of doing or thinking, often by introducing an element or factor that changes an existing situation or activity in a significant way. You’ve heard the term, you know what it...

Words matter – especially in a job interview. Did you know using specific keywords will help you to stand out from the competition?  We’re not talking about personality traits or self-descriptors like “ambitious” and “committed”. We’re talking about truly powerful words that will distinguish you...

Summer is over!  Kids are heading back to class, even if it's remotely, football season is upon us and the quarter close, budgets and other accounting and finance needs will be here before you know it!  Then comes the end of the year and all...

Time is money, as they say. And chances are, you’re spending too much of both sitting in meetings. An estimated 25 million meetings take place EVERY DAY in the US. Executives say they spend more than 20 hours a week in meetings – and average...

Hiring the right employee can be a challenging process. We all know the costs of a bad hire, but a good hire? A good hire can enhance your corporate culture, drive revenue and have a positive impact on your entire organization. How do you make...

You might hear stories like these and think “no way” or “I would never”, but no one is completely immune to embarrassing gaffs. We certainly don’t walk into an interview planning to trip up like this, but it can definitely happen. Here are a few...

Whether you believe studies that show that a recruiter spends on average six seconds reviewing an individual resume or that a resume is initially screened for reasons to reject a candidate, you don’t want to make obvious mistakes that will negatively bias your resume.  Mistakes...