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How To Lower The Flame When You’re a Chronic Overachiever

How To Lower The Flame When You’re A Chronic Overachiever We all love to experience accomplishments. They can offer a source of energy and strength. But over time, a relentless drive to accomplish can lead us to ignore our needs or the needs of our loved ones, aggravate physical and mental health problems, or create… Read more »

Yes. Show Me The Money

With four in 10 U.S. adults (41%) likely to look for a new job within the next year, more than six in 10 (63%) say pay rate/salary would be among the most important factors if they were looking for a change, according to results from the latest poll conducted by The Harris Poll in late… Read more »

How to Reach Out to a Recruiter

Recruiters are your best friends when they see you as a potential fit for a job. They also can be as elusive as a yeti when you’re trying to get their attention because you believe you’re the perfect fit for a job. We usually think of recruiters as people who reach out to potential candidates, not… Read more »

Returning to the Workforce After Being a Caregiver

Over the last 18 months, more than 3 million women have left the workplace. Given that women tend to take on the brunt of caregiving responsibilities, be it childcare (including overseeing unanticipated homeschooling during the pandemic) or elder care — or both — many found it untenable to maintain both work and home responsibilities during the… Read more »

Words And Phrases You Should Avoid In A Difficult Conversation

Words and Phrases to Avoid in a Difficult Conversation Summary.   When you’re in the middle of a difficult conversation, it’s common to focus solely on yourself: your ideas, your viewpoint, your feelings. But a “me-centric” approach can backfire. To achieve your goal, you need to think beyond yourself. While crafting your message, you: Tweet Post… Read more »

Let’s Talk Before You Quit Your Job

Let’s talk before you quit your job. You’re not alone, we’ve all thought about quitting our jobs before. Surveys show that anywhere from a quarter to more than half of employees are planning to look for a new job post-pandemic. But how can you be sure if it’s really time to leave?  Here are three… Read more »

The Best Ways To Communicate with Your Employees During A Crisis

Yes, these are challenging times. We are in the midst of a pandemic, and an economic downturn like we’ve never seen. The fall is here and we’re beginning to anticipate the holidays. If your employees are like most of us, they’re feeling exhausted and stressed even when nothing specific is going wrong. It is times… Read more »

More EEOC COVID-19 Guidance: Testing, Screening, Managers, Confidentiality, and Telework

COVID-19 Testing As COVID-19 testing capabilities and resources have expanded, many employers across the country have been working on establishing testing protocols. Some still have concerns, however, about whether they are permitted to test, particularly considering the general ADA requirement that any mandatory medical test of employees is “job-related and consistent with business necessity.” More… Read more »

Three Key Components Of The Ideal Resume

There are three key components to your resume that gain the most attention of hiring managers. Your resume should possess above the fold content, a value proposition statement, and relevant keywords. Over the last 35 years, we have reviewed literally thousands of professional resumes. Our review allows our recruiters to determine which candidates to advance… Read more »

Racial Discrimination in Health Care Festers

Actress Alicia Cole developed the flesh-eating disease, sepsis, and three life-threatening antibiotic-resistant infections after what was supposed to be a minor surgery in 2006. But for all she went through, Cole recalls details of the racial bias she encountered at the hospital as clearly as the physical ones she suffered. The experiences of Cole and… Read more »