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Poll Results: What’s Keeping You from a Promotion?

Poll Results: What’s Keeping You from a Promotion?

Last month we conducted a Movin’ On Up poll asking readers why they think they haven’t received a promotion. What Employees Say Just under 28% said it was because of favoritism, while 12% said there just weren’t any positons to promote to. “Other” took up 13% of the vote, with users submitting answers including “haven’t […]

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Getting Back Into the Job Search After a Gap

New year, new you. Maybe you’ve been staying at home taking care of the kids for the past decade. Perhaps you dropped out of the workforce to care for your ailing parents. Whatever the reason, you’ve been out of the workforce for an extended amount of time, and now you’re ready to jump back in. […]

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What’s the Best Job Search Website: Part 1

What’s the Best Job Search Website: Part 1

The pros and cons of the most popular job search sites Our Assessment Indeed. Monster. CareerBuilder. They are considered the titans of the job search scene. If you’re applying online, chances are you’ve visited some of these sites. If you haven’t, you’ve been doing your job search game a huge disservice. Each site has its […]

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81% of Businesses Expect Growth in 2018

81% of Businesses Expect Growth in 2018

Good news for job seekers! There’s reason to be optimistic about the economic outlook for the new year. In a recent poll conducted by RefreshLeadership.com, Express Employment Professionals’ blog for business leaders, most respondents said they predict growth in 2018. Of those who participated in the poll, 23% say they will see “exponential” growth, 58% […]

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How to Get Hired Quickly in 2018

Make 2018 your year The new year is a time for resolutions, both big and small. Maybe you’ve decided to spend more time with your kids, get to the gym more often, cook a new dish, or start a new hobby. And then there’s your biggest resolution of all—getting a new job. The key to […]

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The Importance of Celebrating Small Victories

The Importance of Celebrating Small Victories

The Importance of Celebrating Small Victories Big, audacious goals are important. Most companies put extensive research and strategy into setting annual goals that will guide their workforces throughout the year and serve as the finish line looming on the horizon. And when those goals are achieved, a celebration often follows to thank everyone for their […]

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Will You Get a Job in 2018?

2018 is here! As you get your resume ready and look to the future, what is your outlook? Are you excited? Cautious? Scared? What do you think the job market is going to look like in the new year? Let us know by voting in our poll!

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Poll Results: Are You Over or Underemployed?

Last month we conducted a Movin’ On Up poll asking whether readers believed they were over or underemployed. A resounding 85% said they are underemployed. Only 9% said they were well-suited for their job, while 4% said they were over-employed. It can be hard to keep going at a job where you’re underemployed. You aren’t […]

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Top 10 Posts of 2017

Your favorite MOU blogs from the past year 2017 is over, and it was a big year for Movin’ On Up. With nearly 141,000 page-views in 2017 and a grand total of 3,398 comments since our inception, we’re growing fast. And it’s all thanks to you! Our staff is made up of writers and industry […]

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Workplace Gift-Giving Guide

The do’s and don’ts of workplace present exchange Who doesn’t love the holidays? Delicious eggnog, shimmering trees, and, of course, presents bound in cheerful wrapping paper. This time of year provides a wonderful opportunity to bond with your coworkers. Exchanging gifts that are a bit more personal enhances your workplace relationships But not too personal. […]

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