January 25th, 2021

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A personal brand isn’t just for business owners and entrepreneurs. If you don’t know much about marketing and casually found your way into your current role, you may not know what personal branding is, why it’s necessary, or how it can help. Oberlo.com defines personal branding as the practice of creating a brand around a person rather than a business entity. Personal branding furthers people’s careers by positioning them as an industry expert. By developing a personal brand, a person…

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June 29th, 2020

If you or someone you loved just graduated in the midst of the coronavirus pandemic, this one’s for you.

This May’s college and high school graduates are headed into the worst job market since the Great Depression. It’s an anxious, uncertain, frustrating time.

First, take the time to grieve. You likely didn’t have the graduation ceremony or celebration you expected. Maybe you didn’t have time to say goodbye to friends before quarantining. There’s a lot going on, and a…

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May 26th, 2020

Self-awareness is crucial to career development and team culture. Understanding how you operate, recognizing what gets your gears turning and learning how you really handle conflict can significantly improve how you work with colleagues and handle situations.

Sure, you may already have an inherent idea of what your strengths and weaknesses are. But taking a personality test (in an unbiased way) opens your eyes to a fresh perspective and sheds light on qualities you haven’t found the words…

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May 11th, 2020

As states begin to open back up and relax regulations around stay-at-home orders due to the coronavirus, many business owners are wondering what the right balance is for themselves and how to approach their own reopening plans.

There is a big chance that COVID-19 will change the future of work. Let’s face it, many people are used to working from home now that they’ve been forced to do it for the past two months — all the while finding how to remain productive, effective and…

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May 7th, 2020

As nearly 30 million Americans filed for unemployment due to lost jobs or reduced hours amid the coronavirus, many HR departments are in an unfamiliar spot. But this is exactly the kind of situation when unemployment insurance is your saving grace.

When a business is forced to shut their doors for any reason, unemployment insurance provides temporary financial stability for workers (former employees) who no longer have an income. The program also helps to stimulate the economy during a…

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