Sun.Oct 25, 2020

How Politics Can Disrupt the Workplace and What You Can Do About It

Jim Stroud

These are interesting times. Politics in society has been polarizing communities, cities, and the world. It is little surprise that it also affects the office.

15 Inspirational Quotes to Use at Work to Motivate Employees or Colleagues

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Inspirational quotes can be a great way to motivate a colleague, employee, or friend at work. Below are the top 15 inspirational quotes for work taken from the careers website Our favorite motivational quote and favorite quote for inspiring great work out of a person or employee. Great things are never easy” — Vandal Savage. All hard work quotes: 2. Success is no accident. It is hard work, perseverance, learning, studying, sacrifice.” — Pele.

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Top Tips When Writing a Resignation Letter in 2020 and 2021

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Offer to assist with the transition. Always offer the employer or manager assistance with transitioning the job duties and responsibilities to another colleague or a new hire. Place this question within the resignation letter's second or third paragraph. And include an offer to help with the transition inside the resignation email. Ask a friend to read the letter. To prevent potential miscommunication, ask a friend or mentor to read the resignation letter before sending it.

10 Weaknesses to Use for the "Strengths and Weaknesses" Interview Question

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I can be too detail-oriented. Sample answer: “I can find myself getting too heavily involved in the details of a project. While this is an indicator of my passion for the project, I can spend too much time focusing on the minor details and forget about the holistic needs of the team.”. I can care a little too much about our customers. Sample answer: “At my previous job, I found myself using too much empathy.

2021 Recruitment Strategies: Work Smarter Not Harder

Hours spent sourcing. Constantly checking different recruiting channels. Sifting through a sea of resumes. There’s no denying that the current hiring landscape is fragmented, complex, and full of frustrations. As you plan for 2021, take a moment to reflect on your current strategies and evaluate how you can work smarter, not harder in the new year. Download our guide where we break down different stages of the recruitment journey—and share several potential paths to hiring success.

The Basics of Writing a CV

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A CV commonly contains the following information: Contact information or resume header. Education. Relevant experience. Research interests. Publications. Presentations. Honors and awards. References. Professional associations. Certifications. Grants. Community involvement. Fellowships. Research experience. Lab experience. Non-academic activities. Follow these steps to write a Curriculum Vitae. Some post-secondary institutions provide their own CV format to follow.

Common Resume Summary Writing Mistakes

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Writing a long story. A resume objective should be three to five sentences, equalling a paragraph at most. A long story describing previous life and current life, is going to make for a much longer paragraph. This will distract from the other sections on the resume that are vital to the hiring manager. Balance the resume objective out with the other sections on the resume.