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How to Increase Employee Engagement

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Engaged employees perform better than their less enthusiastic counterparts. Sadly, only around a third of the US workforce feels engaged on the job, making them a fairly rare commodity. Workers that aren’t engaged don’t perform at the same level as those who are, causing teams and the company to fail to reach its full potential…. Read more »


5 Checkmarks That Confirm You Are Working at the Right Place

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When you start a job, it’s common to feel engaged on a daily basis. After all, the tasks are new, making them a bit challenging and interesting even if they fall into your area of expertise. Plus, the unfamiliar environment adds a level of intrigue, increasing the level of excitement. But, once you’ve been at… Read more »


Best Way to Make Sure Your Email is Worded Correctly

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Nearly every office-based professional starts their workday the same way: by opening their email. It often feels like a crucial daily step, allowing them to catch up on important news, review critical details, or continue conversations. However, even though email is a common part of the work experience, that doesn’t mean everyone words their messages… Read more »


How Do You Dress for an IT Interview in Silicon Valley?

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While most people have a general idea of how to dress for most interviews, when you are interviewing for an IT position in Silicon Valley, it can feel a bit tricky. After all, tech in the Bay area became known for its casual style, setting aside traditional business wardrobes for t-shirts and colorful tennis shoes…. Read more »


The 3 Best Ways to Improve the Workplace Culture in Your Lab

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Your lab’s culture has a direct impact on productivity and performance. When employees are happy, they produce better results than their dissatisfied counterparts. And unhappy workers can be incredibly damaging, dragging down those around them. Luckily, there are things you can do to improve the workplace culture in your lab. Here are three ways to… Read more »


5 Ways to Nail Your IT Job Interview!

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The IT interview process can be grueling. Not only will you face challenging questions about your area of expertise, but you might also need to demonstrate your capabilities by completing a skills test. The entire process can be incredibly daunting. However, if you prepare properly, you can nail your IT interview. If you have your… Read more »


The New Year is the Best Time to Start Job Searching!

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As 2019 gets underway, people start looking toward the future. They imagine what they want to have in the coming year, making plans to turn their goals into realities and working diligently by taking the first steps. For many Americans, finding a new job this year is a primary goal. However, some may wonder whether… Read more »


Why Companies Neglect Employee Engagement

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Employee engagement has become a growing concern among companies because they realize its effect on the bottom line. However, while there are many companies focusing on the issue, many other companies are not. Studies have shown that only about one-fourth of all employees are really engaged by their work. This lack of engagement affects productivity… Read more »


How to Tackle an Overwhelming Project

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As an engineering manager, you will likely be given a monumental task during the course of your employment. And, in some cases, it may even feel as though that is happening every day. Facing a project that looks like it will a significant investment of time and energy can quickly become overwhelming, even if you… Read more »


How to Encourage Your Employees to be More Confident

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We all know confidence is important.  Not only does it help create an air of authority around the task, it can also help encourage employees to work towards their goals, improving job satisfaction and cultivating a sense of loyalty. Providing proper support to you employees, presented in the right way, can have an immediate impact… Read more »