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Answering Negative Interview Questions

Answering Negative Interview Questions

During an interview it’s important to put your best foot forward and remain positive, upbeat and optimistic. This is not the time to complain about past job duties, co-workers, or bosses. While you may have the best intentions to stay positive and upbeat during the interview, it can be easy to be thrown off when you are asked questions that are inherently negative in nature. Common negative interview questions include:
Wednesday, June 24, 2020/Author: Laurie Knafo/Number of views (1253)/Comments (0)/ Article rating: 5.0
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Career Mistakes People Make During Economic Downturns

Career Mistakes People Make During Economic Downturns

While the country continues to open back up after COVID-19, there is no doubt it will take some time before the economy and job market is back to what it was pre-pandemic. The US employment report for May shocked many as we saw the unemployment rate fall to 13.3% (from its previous 14.7%), as the economy gained 2.5 million jobs. While it’s hard to say what will happen in the coming months, I think most agree the job market will take time to fully recover. During economic downturns there are some common career mistakes people make and below we address those and strategies to continue to move forward with your career during these times.
Tuesday, June 16, 2020/Author: Laurie Knafo/Number of views (1338)/Comments (0)/ Article rating: 5.0
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How To Take Better Notes

How To Take Better Notes

If you are working in the corporate world you may think your days of note taking are long behind you. However note taking isn’t just for high school and college students. Note taking is a key part of any successful business meeting and can help you remember key points that were brought up during the meeting. Studies show note taking helps engrain important facts in your mind better than if you didn’t take notes. So now that you know why note taking is important, let’s look at some ways to improve your note taking abilities so you can go into your next meeting with pen and paper primed for optimal note taking.
Tuesday, June 02, 2020/Author: Laurie Knafo/Number of views (1511)/Comments (0)/ Article rating: 5.0
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Benefits of Music at Work

Benefits of Music at Work

With people returning to work after a three-day weekend we thought we would focus on something fun and motivating for today’s blog topic and that is music! Whether you are working from home, or are back in the office, having a motivating music playlist can set the tone for the day. LinkedIn found that 90% of workers performed better when they listened to music. In addition to improving productivity, it also releases your feel-good neurotransmitter, dopamine, which can also help improve your focus. In today’s blog we’ll look at how different types of music affect you and how to implement music into your own work environment.
Tuesday, May 26, 2020/Author: Laurie Knafo/Number of views (1522)/Comments (0)/ Article rating: 5.0
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Having Better Attention Spans

Having Better Attention Spans

Our attention spans are constantly being tested and in a world where the news and social media is omnipresent, it can be hard to stay focused. So before I lose you and you check your phone for the latest video on TikTok let me get to the point. In this article I’ll talk about ways to increase your attention span and why you would want to.
Wednesday, May 13, 2020/Author: Laurie Knafo/Number of views (1683)/Comments (0)/ Article rating: 5.0
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