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Posted by on in Employees
Do’s & Don’t When Driving Long Distances to Work

Do you dread being behind the wheel for extended periods of time? Many employees and entrepreneurs find themselves driving long distances for occupational purposes. Rather than exhausting your energy complaining consider ways to make the most of your commute time. After applying a few simple strategies, you may find the drive to and from work revitalizing in ways ways never imagined! Let’s explore some do’s and don’t to keep in mind when driving long distances to work.

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How to Explain Employment Gaps During an Interview

 

At times life circumstances cause longer than expected periods of unemployment. Extended time off from work raises questions for hiring mangers and human resource personnel considering potential jobseekers. Most employers understand career detours occur, yet how time is managed during such situations can greatly influence new job opportunities. Instead of contemplating long periods of unemployment, elaborate on knowledge and skills acquired during time off from work leading to greater career achievements. 

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Motivating Factors for Millennials in the Workforce

A large influx of millennials are continuously entering the workforce. Many of which are ambitious for success and eager to venture into new career opportunities. What inspires millennials in the job market? Does Generation Y have different career expectations than baby boomers or previous generations?

These young professionals in their 20’s and 30’s are finding creative ways of increasing profit, productivity, and yielding optimal results with limited resources and time. Many employers are cognitive of these positive contributions shifting to a more flexible and accommodating work cultures. With the growing population of millennials in the job market it’s crucial for leaders to understand what inspires potential employees.

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Factors to Consider When Contemplating a Career Change

There are a few factors to consider when contemplating a career change. Some individuals shift professions rather quickly, while for others take years. There's no right time to initiate a new profession, rather it’s an individual choice influenced by personal and professional aspirations. Do you prefer better pay over work satisfaction? What job would you consider if promised a decent salary? Taking time to answer such questions brings insight into purposeful career options. Take note of professions that bring purpose and fulfillment as it is key in the decision making process. Also, a new career can manifest change in different areas of life. Consider lifestyle changes that might emerge with a new occupation. Once ready to move ahead proceed with confidence considering all the positive benefits that motivated you to start a new career!  

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Posted by on in Business & Management
Benefits of Teamwork in Business

Teamwork yields positive results when individuals are encouraged to manifest his or her full potential. The coming together to share ideas and strategize solutions, bring endless opportunities of creativity. Let’s examine why teamwork is such an essential component in career and business success.

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