The Future of Leadership is Empathy—And Companies are Better for It

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By Lindsay Patton – Entrepreneur Next We’d all be better off by following the millennial model: showing more empathy at work. Empathy in the workplace has been a millennial-led trend for a few years, and if companies and leaders don’t adapt, it’s going to be increasingly difficult to find and retain talent. We hear over and over how… read more

How to hide your clutter using Zoom, Skype, Teams, or Jitsi

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By Barbara Krasnoff – TheVerge So you’re dealing with a pandemic, a full-time job that has gone remote, and/or kids who are heading back to school (or not, as the case may be). With all that, and more, who has time to clean? Rather than stress about the mess during business or family video meetings,… read more

3 signs your boss, manager, or coworker is a toxic leader (and you should quit)

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By Nicholas Cole – Ladders Being an effective leader is not inherent in every person. Sure, some people are born with “leadership tendencies,” but leadership is a skill as much as anything else — and to be an effective leader, you need to put in the time and practice to effectively inspire and guide those… read more

207 Action Verbs To Make Your Resume Pop

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Originally Posted on Careercloud Here at Careercloud, we write about resumes quite a lot. So over the years, we have found what works, and what doesn’t. One of the things that make resumes stand out is using different verbs to describe your accomplishments. If you need help with your resume, our friends at TopResume offer… read more

Here’s the biggest red flag layoffs are coming to your company

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By Kaitlyn McInnis – Ladders While uncertainty and unknown have become the new normal in the age of COVID-19, it’s arguably felt the most when it comes to employment and job availability. As thousands of people across the country have filed for unemployment, it’s only natural to feel a slight unease given everything going on…. read more

6 Things to Do If You Feel Overwhelmed With Work

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Article by Tyler Hicks – Recruiter.com   It’s one of the best problems an entrepreneur can have: too much work. You put in the time, you built your business, and now clients are clamoring for your talents. It can feel like staring down a daunting ski slope: You know it’s going to be a fun ride, and it took… read more

7 universally toxic behaviors that turn everyone off

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By Steve Adcock – Ladders Most of us can instantly spot toxic behavior in other people. But, we are less likely to spot that same type of behavior in ourselves. After all, that’s human nature. Toxic behaviors are things we do that disrupt, frustrate, or harm people around us – and oftentimes, even ourselves. From… read more

How job seekers can rebrand for the current job market

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By Donah Mbabazi – The New Times The coronavirus pandemic has continued to create challenges. A number of companies have closed down while others are laying off workers, and this has intensified the issue of unemployment and consequently pushing many into a sudden job hunt. Because of the current dynamics, succeeding on the job market… read more

This is the age when women and men make the most money

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By Jennifer Fabiano – Ladders The Bureau of Labor Statistics released data showing that in the U.S., women earn 81 cents for every one dollar that men make in 2020. The gender pay gap looks at the median salary for men and women regardless of their job type or seniority within their organization. An analysis of the data shows… read more