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How to Make Small Talk into Meaningful Conversation

Only the most outgoing extrovert will not shy away from many social situations. Even then, it can be a pain to make small talk. It’s not just about personality types, almost everyone wants to avoid awkward situations as much as possible. Small talk makes everyone uncomfortable because it feels superficial and a waste of time. But what if you can make small talk meaningful? Will it curb the awkwardness level for you? The answer is

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Hating Your Job Can Cause Several Health Issues

Going to work is tough enough some day but when you hate your job it makes it a million times worst.  If you are starting to feel the dread of going to work each day or you find every reason to stay out of the office, you may not be only effecting your mental heath, you may be creating physical issues.  Below is a list of the prevailing health issues and a way to help

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Tips on Creating Emails that Get Responses

If you are looking for work, you should be wary of how you craft letters or emails to employers.  The words you put in your cover letter, resume or CV are crucial as they can nudge employers to take notice of you. Similarly, if you are in a business environment, how you say things in emails or communications matter. An impression is important especially in business, and communication plays a gigantic role in creating a

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Who Should you Use as a Reference?

Who should you use as a reference? When it comes to finding a job, thinking of who you can use as a reference can be quite difficult. After spending so much time working on your resume and practicing for prospective interviews, the last thing you want is to be let down by the people who are providing references for you. We’ve put together a guide to help you choose the best referees for your resume.

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5 stretches to do every day if you stand all day at your job

5 stretches to do every day if you stand all day at your job Whether you have to be on your feet all day for your job or you have moved to a standing desk arrangement because you’re trying not to spend all day sitting down, standing up all day can lead to pain in your legs, swollen feet, tight calves and even lower back pain. One thing you can do is to ensure you

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How to Write a Thank you Note

How to write a thank you note It may seem like an odd thing to do, but writing a thank you note at the end of an interview is one way that you can really stand out from the other applicants for a job. But how do you write a thank you note to a potential employer? What a thank you note says No matter what you are writing in your thank you note, it

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How to Stay Healthy at Work During Flu Season

How to stay healthy at work during flu season With the cold winter weather comes the dreaded problem of flu. Nobody likes being sick, and it’s even worse when it causes you to miss work. However, there are some simple steps that you can take to keep yourself healthy during flu season. If you work in healthcare then you will need to take additional steps to keep yourself healthy. Basic hygiene When flu season comes

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What is your Body Language “saying” about you?

Body Language Tips for a Successful Interview When it comes to an interview, what you say with your body language is as important as the words you say. Though you may have practiced answering interview questions, carefully chosen your outfit for the interview, and read up on the company that you are hoping to be employed by, you might not have considered looking at your body language. We’ve put together this handy guide to help

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Check Your Social Media Accounts before Interviewing

Clean up your Social Media Feed before you start interviewing When it comes to job interviews today, there’s a little more you need to prepare for than just the interview. You may think it won’t matter, but cleaning up your feed on social media is a must before you start interviewing. Employers have the ability to now look at the personal lives of those that they are choosing to employ and the last thing you

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How to Survive a Work Holiday Party

How to survive a work holiday party It’s a time of year that some people love and others hate, but nothing can be more difficult to get through than a work holiday party. There is alcohol flowing, lots of emotion flying around and the dreaded politics of the office lurking underneath the surface. More and more companies are spending large amounts of cash on their holiday parties which often makes for a some very embarrassing

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