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When emotional intelligence first appeared to the masses, it served as the missing link in a peculiar finding: people with average IQs outperform those with the highest IQs 70% of the time. This anomaly threw a massive wrench into what many people had always assumed was the sole source of success—IQ. Decades of research now… read more

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Posted by Guest Blogger November 7, 2016 Each year, employees suffer several common work-related injuries. From muscle sprains to tendonitis and in severe cases, nerve damage. Human resource managers must oversee a number of tasks to ensure a safe working environment. The Occupational Health and Safety Act (OSHA) of 1970 ensures safe working conditions for employees. The… read more

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by James Sudakow   I’ve interviewed a lot of people in my career. I’ve also been on the other side of the table as an interviewee. Whereas some interviewing strategies and approaches come and go, there is one question that seems to have stood the test of time, for better or for worse: “What’s your biggest… read more

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by Paul Drury When a downturn hits, professionals around the world wonder where the recruiters have got to. Prospective candidates were bombarded by messages in the good times – some creative, some slightly less so, trying to tempt them into exploring opportunities. Networking events would be packed with recruiters talking about their latest clients, and the… read more

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by Liz Ryan Shutterstock A lot of working people and job-seekers worry about looking like “job hoppers.” They force themselves to stick it out at jobs they hate, because they’re afraid that employers might spurn them if they have too many short-term jobs on their resumes. Here’s the problem with that logic. The employers who… read more

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T.S. Eliot was clearly onto something when he asked, “If you aren’t in over your head, how do you know how tall you are?” The very act of stepping outside of your comfort zone is critical to your success and well-being. Our brains are wired such that it’s difficult to take action until we feel… read more