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Bring More Peace to Your Place (of Work).

Do you feel passionate about your work and committed to your company? 70% of Americans would be likely to respond “no” to this question. According to Gallup’s State of the American Workforce report: 18% are actively disengaged: dissatisfied, unmotivated workers with attitudes that can be contagious to coworkers 52% are disengaged: doing the bare minimum required to keep […] Read Article “Bring More Peace to Your Place (of Work).”

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10 Resume Tips: Creating a Machine-Readable Resume

Times have changed. Job applicants face an interesting challenge: creating a digital resume that is readable not only by humans, but by the machines that process it. When you submit an online job application, a tool called a resume parser extracts information from your resume, transferring it to the correct section of your profile. When a recruiter is looking for candidates who […] Read Article “10 Resume Tips: Creating a Machine-Readable Resume”

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Understanding the New Facebook Posting Options

New Facebook posting options: Why should you use “Share & Track Clicks” and “Buffer”?   Have you noticed the new Facebook posting options “Share and Track Clicks” and “Buffer” alongside your normal “Post” button? The new options allow you to post to Facebook using your HootSuite account or Buffer account directly from the Facebook native platform. Facebook […] Read Article “Understanding the New Facebook Posting Options”

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Traveling Abroad for Work: 10 Things No One Tells You

Traveling abroad for work can be a bit intimidating; forcing you to step outside your normal comfort zone. In the first six months of 2013, I made six trips to Adecco Group headquarters in Zurich, Switzerland; passing through five different airports on my journey there. By the end of June, I had spent nine weeks […] Read Article “Traveling Abroad for Work: 10 Things No One Tells You”

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Avoiding Career Suicide: 7 Tips to Stop Interrupting

Avoid this career killer: 7 tips for how to stop interrupting and why you do it. Recognize when it’s okay for others to interrupt you – and when it isn’t. Follow @AdeccoUSA on Twitter for more updates and job opportunities.

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Are You Addicted to your Smartphone? Time for a Detox.

Do you remember life before smartphones? A time when you weren’t constantly connected through email, text messaging or social media? When you went on vacation or left the office at 5PM, and didn’t do any work until you returned?

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Why You’re Getting Nowhere In Your Attempt to Change Careers – and 5 Tips to Make Progress

If you are looking to make a complete career change, applying for jobs online and waiting for a response is rarely going to work. Why? In most cases, when a recruiter is evaluating an applicant for a position, they are comparing their prior education and work experience to the requirements of a job requisition. If […] Read Article “Why You’re Getting Nowhere In Your Attempt to Change Careers – and 5 Tips to Make Progress”

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7 Free Apps to Make Your Life Easier: Productivity, Travel and Notes

Continuing the theme of my last post, where I shared with you 7 Free Apps to Make Your Life Easier: Commute, Inspiration, Social, News and Job Search, I wanted to share some additional free apps that have made my life easier. These apps focus on productivity, travel and notes. Do you have any favorite apps? Share […] Read Article “7 Free Apps to Make Your Life Easier: Productivity, Travel and Notes”