Face it: Résumé photos are a deal breaker

December 18, 2018
The No. 1 quickest way candidates can turn off a hiring manager is to include a headshot with their résumé, according to a new Netquote survey.
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Sound Bites: December ’18

December 1, 2018
Whether in person or remotely, get all meeting attendees on the same page … How your receptionist can off insight in a group interview … Log off on the weekend … When to never apologize … Icebreaker: 10 things in common … How upper and lower case letters got their names
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4 ways to annoy strangers fast

November 29, 2018
You don’t want to come across as annoying or rude when you meet people for the first time. So, if you are interacting with a new group, whether it is a new work team or strangers at a social event, avoid these behaviors.
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Respond when employees insult you

November 29, 2018
Imagine this scenario: You open your email to see a message from an employee. As you read it, you discover it was sent to you by mistake, and it is highly likely the employee hoped you’d never set eyes on it. Why? Because it bashed you pretty severely.
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Performance review cheat sheet

November 29, 2018
No need to dread all those performance reviews. Use these examples to write clear feedback regarding core skills necessary in today’s workplace.
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‘Here’s why I don’t praise …’

November 23, 2018
For one reason or another, not all managers take the time to praise employees. Check to make sure you’re not using these excuses.
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Stop dishing out advice and start listening!

November 20, 2018
There are many things to be said about venting and releasing one’s angst or frustration through dialogue. In fact, the most important thing to be said is what is actually being said during this dialogue!
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Food for thought about food

November 20, 2018
Avoid criticizing your dining mates on their dietary choices.
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6 tips to get out of a challenging meeting moment

November 19, 2018
What do you do when you are suddenly ambushed in a meeting and things begin to go south? Don’t get frustrated. Instead, try this.
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Deliver bad news and survive

November 8, 2018
Difficult conversations require some forethought. Map out what you want to say and rehearse if necessary. Here are four additional tips.
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