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 Business Etiquette: Surviving the Holiday Office Party Article By: Diane Gottsman, National etiquette and modern manners expert; Owner, The Protocol School of Texas Site: Huffington Post If you think the holiday office party is the perfect opportunity to eat, drink and be jolly, you may want to think again. Overindulging on the holiday jingle juice … Read more

How To Self-Assess Your Career Potential Your biggest challenge today is to broaden your skills, understand the opportunities available, and self-assess your career potential. You need to take specific steps now to take charge of your own career. Here are some tips on how to assess yourself. Ask yourself these questions: . What are my … Read more

 You May Already Work for Your Next Career Opportunity By Gary Leavitt   Many people face common difficulties in obtaining employment. Many of their reasons for failure have solutions people just aren’t looking for.   The first obstacle some faced was getting their foot in the door. One way this can be accomplished is by … Read more

Leader Communication Could Be Better  8/23/2012 By Rebecca R. Hastings, SPHR Society for Human Resource Management: SHRM Online Experts say leaders need to step up their communication efforts to fill information gaps that exist in some workplaces. Reframing the importance of communication can help. “The most common cause of poor leader communication is that leaders … Read more

Good Communication Skills Needed To Succeed In Today’s Market By Ingrid Murro Botero   Allen and Dave Jorgenson have been friends since high school. Both have similar engineering degrees, good technical skills and strong work ethics. Both have similar jobs designing software for high-tech computer applications. Yet Mark has been promoted several times, and now … Read more

Five Common Office Hazards to Prevent   10/29/2013 By Roy Maurer From Society of Human Resource Management: SHRM Online You may think working in a comfy, climate-controlled office is safe and hazard-free, but there are many risks to your safety and health all around you. The Bureau of Labor Statistics reports tens of thousands of … Read more

REAL PURPOSE OF A RESUME

November 5th, 2013

THE REAL PURPOSE OF A RESUME First of all, understand that the concept of a resume is a myth. Without it, job searchers feel insecure because there is nothing to validate their existence. Without it, the interviewer feels insecure because there is nothing to verify and no script to follow-especially if the interviewer does not … Read more

Halloween Celebrations Can Lead to Scary Situations  10/17/2012  By Rebecca R. Hastings, SPHR   Forget about witches, ghosts and vampires. Some of the scariest things HR professionals might face on Halloween are inappropriate costumes, safety issues and an overabundance of sweets. Potential pitfalls are largely preventable, experts say. In deciding how—and whether—to celebrate Halloween at … Read more

Are you using your time to benefit your career? Even if you’re on the right track, you’ll get run over if you just sit there. Therefore, it is never too early to start working on your sports career objectives. Many college students use their free time for social activities rather than working on their career … Read more

Using Social Media to Boost Ethics and Compliance  8/9/2013 By Pamela Babcock From Society of Human Resource Management: SHRM Online Organization leaders should take a cue from their employees and spend some time on social media, experts said. Even though employees may misuse social media—and need to be trained on what is and is not … Read more