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Category Archives: Business Etiquette

10 Skills New Grads Need to Be Ready for Work

The new graduates this year are going into the best job market in more than a decade with a 3.6% unemployment rate.  The Job Outlook report shows that employers plan to increase hiring of new graduates by 17 % this year.  For the … Read More…

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Millennials at Work: Four Workplace Paradigm Shifts For 2019

Almost two decades after the year 2000, there are still no shortage of complaints being made about millennials. But the fact remains clear— those whiny-screen-addled-gluten-free-sheeple have shaken the workplace to its core. In 2018 it felt like a near forgone conclusion that America’s … Read More…

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Get a Handle on Workplace Stress

Workplace stress is real. “Brain cells create ideas. Stress kills brain cells. Stress is not a good idea”  ~ Doug Hall The Mayo Clinic educates us to some of the silent signals of stress.  From headaches, stomach cramps, overactive sweet tooth, heart palpitations, anxiety … Read More…

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Sexual Harassment and Emerging Professionals

Sexual harassment in the workplace is real and emerging professionals and new graduates are sometimes the target.  Workplace predators are counting on the naive responses, fearful attempts to push back and lack of knowledge about sexual harassment policies. Often, these emerging professionals, who … Read More…

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Get a Grip; What Does Your Handshake Say About You!

I recently read a note about handshakes in a career journal and thought I would update and re-post the following that I wrote many years ago. We assume everyone knows how to shake hands, right? Not so. A recruiter shared with me the … Read More…

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Working with Recruiters – Why Can’t I Reach You?

If you want to frustrate recruiters in the job search process, go ahead and make it hard for them to reach you.  What is the point of having multiple email addresses and phone numbers on your resume and then no one can connect … Read More…

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