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How to be successful in your first 90 days at a job

We’ve all heard the phrase, “in the President’s first 100 days…” but this thinking holds true for any new employee in any job. The first few months in a new environment presents a critical window of opportunity to set the tone. In the workplace, these first 90-100 days are make-or-break for a lot of new […] Read Article “How to be successful in your first 90 days at a job”

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How to Set Up New Hires for Success in their First 90 Days

Historically, the “first 100 days” in the oval office is a critical time for the POTUS to set the tone for their time in office, bring key issues from their campaign to the forefront, and begin putting pieces in place for the next four years. It is, without a doubt, a time of foundation-building, learning, […] Read Article “How to Set Up New Hires for Success in their First 90 Days”

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Employers Are Asking: How Will the Election Impact the Economy?

Employers are keeping a close eye on the economy and the markets in the next two months as a wild presidential race engulfs the country. They are asking: Should they increase hiring, freeze it or cut back? Many experts say the economy is relatively stable and they expect slow but steady growth in the months […] Read Article “Employers Are Asking: How Will the Election Impact the Economy?”

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Hire fast, or hire best?

Image source: NPR Politics 2016 Election: Should we consider the wild card? This year’s presidential election illustrates the common frustration of employers having a candidate pool that doesn’t excite anyone (nevermind the fact that the presidential race is the most important job interview – played out on the world’s stage). Anyone who has hired for […] Read Article “Hire fast, or hire best?”

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DNC/RNC Recap: The Most Important Job Interview of All Time

We are collectively in the midst of the most important (and most drawn-out) job interview of all time. The President of the United States will soon retire from office, and it’s up to the American people to hire his replacement. Last week, the Democratic National Convention wrapped up in Philadelphia, and the Republican National Convention […] Read Article “DNC/RNC Recap: The Most Important Job Interview of All Time”

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4 Ways to Cope with that Annoying Coworker

This week, at the Republican National Convention, Ted Cruz took the stage and declined to endorse Donald Trump as the Republican Nominee for President. “I am not in the habit of supporting people who attack my wife and attack my father,” he added in response to questions about his lack of endorsement. Attendees at the […] Read Article “4 Ways to Cope with that Annoying Coworker”

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2016 Presidential Election: Start Your Career on the Campaign Trail

Unless you’ve been living under a rock, you’re well aware that the U.S. is in the midst of a heated election. But that’s not the only political contest happening at the moment. “This year in politics is the World Series, the Super Bowl and the Stanley Cup rolled into one,” said Matt Keelen, a former […] Read Article “2016 Presidential Election: Start Your Career on the Campaign Trail”

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Employment Policies 101: What about OPEC & the FED?

Employment Policies Beyond the Election  Last month, job growth was way below expectations. It’s time to look harder at how major decision makers effect employment policies. We are all waiting expectantly for the results as articles pop up speculating on the future of our economy. It’s not just slow job growth, it low gas prices […] Read Article “Employment Policies 101: What about OPEC & the FED?”

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How Will Brexit Impact the U.S. Economy and Jobs?

June 27, 2016 UPDATE, 9:47 am: The Dow Jones dropped 180 points on the opening bell Monday, continuing the sharp decline from Friday when it dropped more than 600 points in the wake of the Brexit vote. UPDATE, 9:00 am: “Day four after the seismic referendum result and the only thing that’s crystal clear is that the […] Read Article “How Will Brexit Impact the U.S. Economy and Jobs?”

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5 Things The House Sit-In Taught Us About Negotiation in the Workplace

Following the recent Orlando nightclub shooting, lawmakers entered into a fray of debate over gun control, and most recently, rebellion in the House. June 23rd marked day-two of a sit-in led by House democrats who are demanding progress for gun-control law adjustments. Earlier this week, four gun control bills failed to pass in Congress, which […] Read Article “5 Things The House Sit-In Taught Us About Negotiation in the Workplace”