Diversity – Why Your Business Grows in 2019 Because It’s a Priority

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Growing your business is a challenge. But it’s also a great challenge to have. The trick to being smart about finding the right people to hire is actually rooted in hiring for diverse backgrounds and skillsets. Having a broad range of experiences and worldviews on your team will help you better connect with your customers… Read more »

Role vs. Industry: How Do You Determine Which to Focus on in the Job Search?

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A job search is always an interesting time of growth and exploration in any professional’s career. It gives you the chance to really dig deep on what you are looking to do with your time. If your work was unfulfilling or your work environment wasn’t optimal, those are lessons you can learn to help you… Read more »

Giving Thanks to Your Team – 4 Unique Ways to Stand Out

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Thanksgiving is an important time of year for your business because it gives everyone a moment to pause and think about what they must be thankful for. Showing gratitude to clients and customers is a common way to celebrate the season. But your employees should also be on your list of what you are grateful… Read more »

Bottom Line Up Front: Why This Military Tactic Helps You Connect with Management

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If you are not from a military background, the Bottom Line Up Front communication style, or BLUF, might not be meaningful. But as an employee, you should take note, because this can make a huge difference in getting your point across quickly, building trust with management, and even acing a job interview. Here’s what you… Read more »

Will a Digital Division Lead to More Agility in Your Industrial Organization?

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With technology in an industrial organization rapidly evolving and growing, it’s important to look internally and determine if having your own digital division makes sense in a business capacity. What are some areas to consider when making this decision? The Internet of Things The Internet of Things, commonly known as IoT, is all about businesses… Read more »

The Final Two Steps to Becoming a Successful Contract Consultant

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As we discussed earlier this month, life as a consultant might not be glamorous, but it can be very empowering for a professional looking for a more flexible way to build experience quickly and make a difference on their own terms. Here are the two remaining steps you need to take to make sure you… Read more »

Technical Company? Non-Technical Job? Here’s How to Land Non-IT Talent

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Even the most technical companies need employees who can fill non-technical roles. But when the focus is so clearly on technical talent, how can you ensure you have great staff who are able to lead and drive business outside of the technical roles? Here’s how you can find the best people for those outside the… Read more »

The First Two Steps to Becoming a Successful Contract Worker

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Life as a contractor might not be glamorous, but it can be very empowering for a professional looking for a more flexible way to build experience quickly and make a difference on their own terms. Here are the two first steps you need to take to make sure you set yourself up for success as… Read more »

Run Better Meetings by Kicking These People Out

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The number of meetings that take up the average professional’s day can be overwhelming. That’s why it is so important to make sure that your company runs efficient and valuable meetings. As a manager, making sure that your team is present (both physically and mentally) and able to make the most of the meeting time… Read more »

Small Ways to Become a Lot Happier

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Happiness is the ultimate goal, or at least what most people are working to achieve. It can mean different things to different people, but the way to get there is pretty similar, no matter who you are and what you do for your work. Here are four small ways you can change your life and… Read more »