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Top 10 Career Practices To Learn From Administrative Assistants

The great assistants all love what they do. They unabashedly and unapologetically love their work in support of others. They blow off comments like, “You’re just an assistant,” because they know better. Professional assistants are some of the brightest, most organized and resourceful...

Job Search Success

5 Common Job Search Tips That Will Actually Help

There are endless lists of job search tips on the Internet. You probably glance over many of them thinking, “That’s nothing important.” But the tips you hear over and over again actually include the most valuable job search advice. That’s why they get repeated by so many writers....

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4 Tips Every HR Person Should Know

Four lessons learned while working in human resources. Read on for tips every HR person should know....

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How To Find Out What A Company’s Culture Is Really Like

While the 'culture fit' topic in job search is important, many job seekers avoid it because of angst to simply find a job – ANY job! So, how can the average job seeker in today's tougher-than-nails economy balance 'fit' with their desire and need to quickly land a job? The answer: Dive ...

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Top 25 Companies For Work-Life Balance (2013)

In its third year, Glassdoor’s Top 25 Companies for Work-Life Balance is recognizing the highest rated companies, according to employees, offering them the best balance between work and personal life over the past year....

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How To Elevate Your Employment Brand When You Win An Award

Is your company recognized as one of the Glassdoor Employees’ Choice Award Winners - a list of the 50 Best Places to Work, or did your company get honored as one of 25 Top Companies for Work-Life Balance, or maybe as one of the Top 10 Companies with the Best Business Outlook? While we do...

Government

Why Government Workers Stay In Their Jobs Longer

When it comes to retention, the government has something over the private sector: loyalty. According to the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, employees for government agencies typically stay in their job for an average of 7.8 years, compared to 4.6 years for non-government jobs....

Cover Letter Typing

5 Phrases To Close Your Cover Letter & Land The Interview

Writing a cover letter isn't an easy task for many job seekers. There’s a lot of pressure because, sometimes, the cover letter is the only piece the recruiter will read. Therefore, your cover letter must be a piece of writing that describes your achievements and how you will help the com...

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One Year Later, Yahoo CEO Marissa Mayer Enjoys 85% Approval Rating Among Employees

Over the past year, Marissa Mayer has made global headlines from the moment she was named Yahoo CEO in July 2012, to an employee ban on working from home, to instituting employee perks like free food, among other decisions that have impacted Yahoo employees. As Mayer’s one-year anniversa...

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5 More Reasons To Recruit Veterans

There's a lot of talk these days about our social responsibility to support returning veterans. I absolutely believe we have a duty to do our part, but there are many reasons that also make it a smart business move. Take a look at these five reasons to recruit veteran...