Browsing Archive: September, 2013

What Not To Wear: Interview Edition

Posted by John Carroll on Friday, September 20, 2013, In : Job Search 

Let’s start with stating the obvious: dressing for an interview is an integral part of the first impression you make. That statement seems straightforward, but in reality, making a good first impression and dressing for your interview in an appropriate way will always depend on the company, so research the employee etiquette at that company before you interview. For a general idea on what or what not to do, check out these guidelines:


Ask Around
To ensure that you dress the right way for yo...

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Creating a Team-Oriented Office

Posted by John Carroll on Friday, September 13, 2013, In : Workplace 

Whether you work in a large, corporate office or a small, family-owned business, it’s always important to encourage team collaboration and delegation. Working well with your team will help you learn a ton about your company, industry, and coworkers, which will make you a stronger employee. But just how can you encourage team collaboration without sacrificing your ability to work independently? Here are a few ways to do so:

Weekly Brainstorming Meetings

If your department has new project...


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Don’t Be These 4 Types of Employees

Posted by John Carroll on Friday, September 6, 2013, In : Workplace 

The workplace setting is a dynamic, ever-changing environment that brings a variety of personalities together. It’s important to remember how your attitude in the workplace affects your view as a reliable and affable coworker. Check out the short list below on some character tendencies to avoid that will make your day more productive, enjoyable, and efficient.

The Know-It-All, Do-It-All Type
No one can possibly know everything there is to know about a job or industry. The fascinating part a...


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