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Things you need to know: how to shake hands

Elizabeth Bromstein | Oct 23, 2014 9:38 pm

It’s such a simple, everyday thing, and it can make or break your first impression. And yet so many people don’t know how to give a proper handshake.


Category: Industry News & Insights,

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The email, text, and social blunders that make you look like a jerk

Elizabeth Bromstein| May 23, 2014 4:28 pm


Everyone hates your auto DMs. That and more communications mistakes you’re probably making.



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The 10 commandments of mentoring

Melissa Allen| May 22, 2014 2:20 pm


Before you take on a mentee, read these 10 commandments for a win-win situation.



Category: Help & FAQ's, Management,
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Is Happy The Creepiest Corporate Mascot Ever? Vote!

Elizabeth Bromstein| May 21, 2014 8:17 pm


The internet has spoken and McDonald’s newest mascot has been called “creepy” and “terrifying.” We’ve got a list of scarier corporate mascots.



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Blonde woman looking sheepish

Woman caught job hunting at work in spectacular fashion

Elizabeth Bromstein| May 21, 2014 6:35 pm


Not everyone makes it as obvious as this woman did that they’re job hunting at work. Check out the tell tale signs.



Category: Human Resources, Management,
Young businessman with laptop

How job hopping can be good for your career (and for employers)

Peter Harris| May 17, 2014 9:37 am


There is an outdated notion among some recruiters that people who have changed jobs frequently over their careers make for terrible hires. Here’s why so-called job hoppers often actually have outstanding careers and make the best employees.



Category: Hiring Advice, Recruitment Challenges,
Kevin O'Leary, Donald Trump, Simon Cowell

How reality TV has created a bunch of real-world jerks (and how to fix them)

Colleen Clarke| May 16, 2014 2:48 pm


Unfortunately, some people don’t seem clever enough to realize that even so-called ‘reality’ TV shows are still television programs created for entertainment. They take TV antics as an excuse to act like creeps in the real world.



Category: Management,
Woman with a headache as someone hands he pills and water

10 hiring mistakes you will regret later

Elizabeth Bromstein| May 13, 2014 5:34 pm


We will all make decisions that we will regret. But avoid making these hiring mistakes and lessen your pain later.



Category: Hiring Advice, Human Resources, Recruitment Challenges,
Frustrated employee banging her head against her desk

Workers reveal their biggest pet peeves about colleagues and the workplace

Elizabeth Bromstein| May 13, 2014 9:10 am


Noisy colleagues, lunch stealers, the water cooler being “too far away.” What employees complained about in one survey.



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