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What to look for in employers in today’s employee driven market

April 7, 2022

The average American worker will hold twelve (12) jobs over a lifetime. One of the impacts of COVID is that this rate increased either because individuals lost their job and were forced to find a new one, or because it provided an opportunity for many to reconsider their work and career goals.  As the economy…

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What Not to Put On Your Résumés

April 7, 2022

When sending out résumés for a new job, there can be many ways that you want to approach it. Here’s what not to include in yours.

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5 Tips on What Not to do in an Interview

April 7, 2022

You have made it to the interview for the job you so desperately wanted. Through hard work and determination, you made it happen. But now it is time to nail that interview! In our last round of Associate Edition Working Knowledge articles, we touched on how to execute an interview well . Now we will give…

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EMPLOYMENT OR ENGAGEMENT: THE LINES ARE BLURRING

January 10, 2022

Each year, January 1st represents a new start. Individuals resolve to be healthier, safer, kinder, and more prosperous.  For businesses, New Years Day is often associated with new regulations – imposed at the Federal, State, and municipal levels – that are aimed at achieving the same goals for the economy and for the American workforce. …

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YOUR WORKERS ARE MOVING ON: NOW WHAT?

January 10, 2022

Great Resignation, Great Reshuffling – many labels are being applied to the latest labor challenge – the growing rate of talented professionals who are resigning their positions.  Numerous surveys reflect the root causes and severity of the problem: Robert Half’s biannual Job Optimism Survey reports that 41% of workers plan to search for a new…

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TODAY’S SHRINKING LABOR MARKET

January 10, 2022

Labor shortages are not new and continue to rise quarter over quarter. In February 2020, prior to the start of the pandemic, it was estimated that that nearly 70% of U.S. companies reported difficulty finding needed talent. Today, that number has grown with nearly all surveys of labor conditions reporting difficulties in filling both skilled…

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Tips to Make Your Resume Stand Out

October 22, 2021

You are looking for a job. What is step one? Creating a resume. No matter where you want to work, employers want to know what your previous work experience looks like to know that you can fulfill the need of the company. The employer will receive dozens (maybe hundreds) of resumes, so you have to…

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Finding Passion in Work

October 22, 2021

Many people are always looking for “their passion” in life. People “settle” for a job and feel as though they need a better job to reach a sense of fulfillment and purpose. This could truly be the case, but sometimes you might not be enjoying your job because of your own approach or external factors…

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Vaccine Requirements

October 22, 2021

Since the start of the global pandemic, there have been ever-changing requirements in dealing with COVID-19 as a society. Whether a state, local government, or employer, for example, may require or mandate COVID-19 vaccination is a matter of state or other applicable law. At this moment in time, there is not a federal mandate for…

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Establishing Work Life Balance in a Remote Age

October 22, 2021

Some might say that working from home was the silver lining of Coronavirus. In 2019, fewer than 6% of Americans worked primarily from home, per the US Census Bureau. In May 2020, 48.7 million people, about 35% of the employed workforce, reported that they had worked from home in the prior four weeks because of…

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