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5 Tips to Avoid Distractions at Work

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Donuts in the break room, a hilarious coworker, a text message from your family, Facebook—distractions are everywhere, and they can add up to a significant decrease in productivity. Sometimes you just need to focus. Whether you have an important deadline, a big project, or simply want to prove how good you are at your job, maximizing your productivity can lead to bonuses, raises, and promotions! Continue reading

Body Language [infographic]

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The human brain is wired to pick up on body language cues. Even if you’re saying all the right things, you might make a poor impression if your posture is communicating something different. Check out our latest infographic to learn more about what you should and should NOT do during an interview.

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What your body language says about you during an interview

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It not just about WHAT you say during an interview, but HOW you say it.

Hiring managers and interviewers have already screened your resume for hard skills and work experience. Instead of focusing on these, you should spend your interview showing that you have the confidence, intelligence, and character to take on any challenge and grow within your role—and body language is an essential way of communicating this. Continue reading

Grammar Tips for Resumes and Cover Letters

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If there is any place to strive for perfect grammar, your resume and cover letter are it.

Hiring managers, on average, spend no more than a few seconds scanning each resume, so an impeccable first impression is essential for landing an interview. Don’t let a silly mistake land your application in the discard pile. Continue reading