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Four Ways to Combat Imposter Syndrome

Have you ever felt like a fraud? Do you ever tell yourself that your accomplishments are a result of dumb luck or good timing? If you answered “yes” to either question, you may be experiencing Imposter Syndrome.

Why Candidate Experience Matters from First Touch to Last

When they’re in the throes of filling an open position, managers don’t think about relationships. They think about “candidates” and “resumes,” “job requirements” and “cultural fit.” Given how jargon-filled and process-driven recruiting and hiring can be – not to mention how pressured – that’s not surprising. As important as resumes, job requirements and all the rest are, making the right hire is about getting personal with the candidate.

Six Tips to be Organized and Confident in your New Contracting Role

Contractors face unique challenges when starting a new assignment. Follow these six tips and you’ll quickly go from off-track and anxious to confident and competent in your new contracting role.

Office Holiday Party Dos and Don’ts

The office holiday party! Often the theme of satirical movies and laugh out loud scenes from our favorite sitcoms – where inappropriate behavior is plentiful and things always go awry. But this is real life, and no one wants to damage their careers and their reputations with the fall-out from office party don’ts. So here are a few tips to avoid embarrassing yourself, your coworkers and your company at your next holiday gathering.

Five Reasons Why Knowing a Foreign Language Will Help Your Career

In the global economy, one of the most valuable traits an employee can possess is the ability to speak a second or multiple languages. Knowing an additional language like Spanish, French or Mandarin, for example, illustrates to an employer the value you bring as an employee and a person. Here are five reasons why speaking a foreign language can help you in your career.

Five Tips to Help You Be an Effective New Manager

The transition to management is much more than a title change. It means committing to learning new skills that will help you be a positive leader. To help you go from a rookie manager to a seasoned pro, check out these five practices that can help you be an effective leader.

Should I Quit My Job? Ask Yourself These Six Questions First

Everyone has had THAT kind of day. That kind of workday so miserable, no amount of wine, exercise or TV-binge-watching can erase it. But, is quitting really the answer? Maybe, maybe not. Before you write that resignation letter, ask yourself these six questions.

Five Tips for Staying Happy and Engaged with Your Job

At some point in their careers, many employees find even the greatest job a bit lackluster. As we get more competent in our roles, we run the risk of redundancy and complacency.  Here are five things we can do to avoid burn out while staying happy and engaged in our jobs. 

Maximize the Success & Productivity of your Contractors [Infographic]

We often hear about issues our placed Contractor candidates face on their first days of a new assignment. While many, of course, are happy and made to feel part of the company, others feel like outsiders or an afterthought.

A Leader's Day

People often ask business leaders where they focus the majority of their time and attention to move their organizations forward. When asked, my answer has been consistent; I focus on our people.

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