Office Feng Shui for Optimized Productivity

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-by Geraldine Orentas from Happy Writers, Co. in partnership with Faxage online faxing services.   Most offices don’t have a very welcoming space. With the rise of work from home, Feng-Shui and wellness-focused practices are increasing in popularity. Feng Shui is a Chinese practice where you focus on your energy, or chi, to improve overall… read more

Four Tips to Writing Better HR Emails (for More Effective Communication)

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– by Jessica Fender Jessica Fender is an HR specialist with a long history of consulting, both with organizations and job seekers.   Despite instant messaging and remote management platforms being popular communication channels, email is still a dominant choice for many HR professionals. According to HubSpot, over 4 billion people use emails daily, with… read more

The annual Women in Business summit is an incredible experience

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Alejandra Gonzalez is the Director of Marketing at Pizza Hut Latin America & Iberia. This seasoned businesswoman started her career journey 21 years ago while in the middle of her bachelor’s degree. Her father had just lost his job, so Alejandra paid for her own education by working at a bank in her home country… read more

Unexpected Skills Great Employees Have

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– by Ainsley Lawrence Ainsley Lawrence is a freelance writer with an interest in the way business, technology, and education intersect with the personal. She loves traveling to beautiful places and is frequently lost in a good book.     All companies want great employees. Without them, a business isn’t likely to achieve its productivity,… read more

The Inarguable Signs Your boss is Toxic

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By Rolf Bax – Ladders Bosses ruin jobs. Not all of them, of course – but three-quarters of Americans say their boss is the prime cause of workplace stress. Under a toxic boss, your quality of work suffers, with knock-on effects throughout your career. Your work stalls, and your options narrow, because dealing with a toxic boss… read more

Here’s How to Avoid Sounding ‘Fake’ or ‘Corny’ in your Next Job Interview

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By J.T. O’Donnell – CNBC MakeIt When preparing for a job interview, it’s important to look for ways to stand out from your competition. Unfortunately, many candidates fall short because they end up saying cliches such as “I’m so excited about your company’s mission” or “I’m ready to take on more responsibilities” or “I’m extremely passionate… read more

A Simple Hack May be the Key to More Confidence About Your Appearance

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By John Anderer – Ladders Everyone gets down on their appearance from time to time. A human being’s true worth is predicated on a whole lot more than their physical appearance, but we all live in a society that places a great deal of stock in looks. As such, maintaining a positive body image isn’t… read more

How to Spot a Toxic Culture by Reading Between the Lines of a Job Ad

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By Stephanie Vozza – Fast Company “Tight-knit workplace.” “Foster collaboration.” “Free meals, snacks, and drinks.” Job ads are meant to target the types of people companies want to attract, but they can also provide potential candidates with some clues to a company’s culture. By reading between the lines, you may be able to discern whether… read more

Recruiters Will Throw Your Resume Out If You Use Any Of These 10 Phrases

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By CW Headley – Ladders Ladders recently reported on the hiring boom being tracked by various career experts. Before you start firing off your resume, be sure to check out a new report from the New College of Humanities. The institution conducted research comprised of 2,000 recruiters and job seekers in order to determine the… read more