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Our Tips for Making Small Talk with Clients

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While many people find it easy to make small talk in casual situations, when it comes to these simple conversations with clients, the experience can be uncomfortable. Usually, small talk is just a prelude to more serious discussions, often involving money, so the conversations are often more about killing time until the important part begins…. Read more »


Should You Create Accountability Partners on Your Team?

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At the foundation of most business successes lie goals. Desired sales figures, project completion dates, cost-cutting targets, and so much more are goals at their core, and you need your team to step up to ensure they are reached. But encouraging people to meet these challenges isn’t always easy, particularly when the targets seem to… Read more »


5 Ways to Get Your Job Posting to Stand Out

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Competition for top talent is fierce. That means you need to do everything in your power to stand out as an employer of choice, including when it comes to your job postings. Since it is currently a candidates’ market, many skilled professionals see scores of vacancy announcements discussing positions. And, if yours don’t catch their… Read more »


Why You Need to Create Mock Job Interviews to Learn How to Ace Your Real Interview

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When you want to master a skill, one adage usually applies: practice makes perfect. The more you do something, the more natural it becomes and the easier it is to accomplish the associated task. Ultimately, interviewing is a skill, and that means repetition is your ally when you want to improve. While every real interview… Read more »


How is the Gig Economy Affecting Your Clients Perception of Price?

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The gig economy has affected the business world in a number of ways. While access to highly skilled professionals who are especially interested in short-term opportunities has been a boon on the hiring front, it has also shifted how clients view the pricing for various goods and services. Certain gig-oriented platforms have allowed companies to… Read more »


Which Programming Languages Have the Best Longevity?

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When it comes to longevity, not every programming language is the same. Some have remained relevant for decades while others only appeared to be flashes in a pan. Figuring out which programming languages are worth learning, however, can make a significant difference in your career. By choosing the ideal options, you can position yourself to… Read more »


How IT is Making Your Recruitment Efforts Better

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At this point, it’s nearly impossible to deny the impact artificial intelligence (AI) is having on the world. New developments are being announced on a seemingly daily basis, changing how people live and work each and every day. AI is even changing how companies recruit candidates for vacant positions, helping to identify which applicants have… Read more »


How to Get Noticed in a Competitive Market Like Silicon Valley

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When you need to stand out in a sea of qualified candidates, it’s critical that you handle your job search properly. Often, this involves going beyond the traditional approach of submitting your resume to announced vacancies. Instead, you need to manage your job search in a manner that more closely resembles what it is, a… Read more »


Will Staying in a Job You Hate Make You Stronger?

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At some point in nearly every career, a person finds themselves in a job they dislike or even loathe. While being in a position you hate may seem torturous, that doesn’t mean it doesn’t have value, as long as you view it in the right light. In fact, staying in a job you hate can… Read more »


Ready to Become the Most Likeable Person in Your Office?

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Work environments are innately tricky often because they bring together a collection of personalities who all have to work together towards a common goal. Everyone from managers to entry-level workers needs to get along. Otherwise, it can be hard to meet your collective objectives. Luckily, there are things you can do to ease the strain… Read more »