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An Intern at Any Age

Is a later-in-life internship right for you? Remember the movie The Intern? It wasn’t full of superheroes throwing trucks or giant dinosaurs eating people, but it was a great flick nonetheless. Robert De Niro plays a retired executive who has trouble adjusting to his empty schedule and decides to join a senior citizen intern program. […]

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So, You Left a Toxic Work Culture – How Do You Explain That in an Interview?

Where do you even start? Sometimes a good company goes bad. This can be for a range of reasons: from sketchy financial situations and harassment issues to nepotism and endless gossip. The possibilities are practically endless. Regardless, the result is the same—you probably leave. But while interviewing with new companies several of them ask why […]

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Are You Too Nice to Your Co-workers?

When never saying “no” turns into a problem. It’s a question they ask. Every. Single. Interview. “Are you a team player?” There’s only one right answer: “Yes.” Followed by examples of how great you are at working with a team. And it’s true—if you can’t work well with others, you’re probably going to have trouble […]

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Poll Results: Are Companies Offering the Flexible Work Employees Crave?

And how do workers define flexible work? Open up any employment news report these days and you’ll see that workers want flexible schedules. But what does that even mean? And does it mean the same thing to workers as it does to employers? We decided to find out with two polls. One here on Movin’ […]

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Job Spotlight: Shipping and Receiving Clerk

Right your job search ship with this position. Despite already having experience with several jobs, many working adults are unable to answer that age-old question, “What do you want to be when you grow up?” Our Job Spotlight monthly blog series is designed to help you answer that question. In this series, we review all […]

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Why Do So Many People Hate Their Jobs?

Why are we so dissatisfied with our work? You’ve heard about it in the halls. Around the water cooler. At parties. When you pick up your son or granddaughter. No matter where you go, at least one person is complaining about their job. But it’s still surprising to see the statistics around work. The Conference […]

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Poll: What Type of on the Job Training Do You Prefer?

Poll: What Type of on the Job Training Do You Prefer?

A new job can be stressful. You’re learning new concepts and systems, all while trying to remember your co-workers’ names. That’s why it’s so important to have some sort of new employee training in place. And even once you’ve gone from new to not so new, continuous training is still needed. However, each one of […]

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Diffusing Tension in the Workplace

Resolve conflict and bring peace to the work world The workplace is complicated. It doesn’t matter if you work on an assembly line, type away at a cubicle, make cold calls in a call center, or take customer orders at a dinner table; you always deal with other people. We’re all human and we have […]

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4 Flexible Work Arrangements Your Boss Should Consider

In the age of rapidly advancing technology and constantly evolving work-life balance priorities, workers expect more flexibility than ever before. And, given the current talent crunch many businesses are facing, companies that do not embrace at least some flexibility may end up a casualty of the talent war. In a recent poll on RefreshLeadership.com, the […]

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Helping Your Significant Other Find a Job

Help your partner get back to work without taking over The job search can be incredibly difficult. That’s why people give up; they’re tired of getting their hopes up only to ultimately be rejected. This is especially difficult when the person in question is your significant other. You want to help them land a great […]

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