Starting 2021 with a Bang

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Without a doubt, 2020 tested us. Our resourcefulness and determination, our resilience and perseverance. Chances are both short-term, and long-term goals look different than what you had mapped out before the pandemic’s unprecedented entrance. Yes, while we are happy to have closed the book on 2020 and ushered in a new year, much uncertainty remains. […]

4 Strategies for Remote Work Success

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The perks of a work-from-home arrangement are many, a flexible schedule without a costly or crowded commute, for starters.  But dangers in the form of distractions and the lure of procrastination lurk in the shadows, threatening to sabotage productivity and sideline remote work success. Consider these key strategies for reaping the most from a work-from-home […]

Remote Work: Will the Trend Continue After the Pandemic?

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“Technology now allows people to connect anytime, anywhere, to anyone in the world, from almost any device. This is dramatically changing the way people work, facilitating 24/7 collaboration with colleagues who are dispersed across time zones, countries, and continents. ” — Michael Dell, Dell In March, when millions of workers found themselves working from home as shelter-in-place […]

Back-to-School Tips for Families

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While plans are moving forward to resume an in-person school session for the 2020-21 academic year, those plans may be revised before the school doors open in the final days of August. But whether classes resume inside the walls of school buildings across Connecticut or continue within homes, these tips will help the entire family […]

5 Office Skills that Spell Success

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Where would the world be without the men and women who make offices everywhere run efficiently? We can, with certainty, declare that office workers are “essential” across every facet of the workforce. Whether the “office” remains on-site at the business’s physical location or has transitioned into a work-from-home scenario, the same qualities and abilities are […]

Quickly Explain the Gap in Your Resume

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Gaps on a resume don’t have to be a dealbreaker, but it’s essential to address them head-on. When you walk into an interview, you know that you have a resume gap that will be brought up by the interviewer. Take the time to plan how you will speak about it. If you just hope they […]

The Top 3 Reasons You Should Take a Temporary Position

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When you’re looking for work, you may be tempted to skip over temporary employment opportunities. After all, your need for a job isn’t temporary. What advantages do these kinds of roles have to offer? In many cases, temporary jobs can be a smart career option. Here’s what you need to know about the place temporary […]

Why Were You Fired?

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If you have ever been fired, you understand the emotions you feel and how you typically end up at the question ‘how can I explain this in an interview?’ Even if you have not been fired, you have likely considered the scenario of telling a potential employer why your last job let you go. Either […]

5 Exercises You Should Be Doing To Reduce Workplace Injuries

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While safety should always be a consideration on the job, June is the perfect time to discuss ways to reduce injuries because it is National Safety Month. The warmer weather can lull us into a false sense of security and we can forget the on-the-job risks that still exist in summer, so here are 5 […]