Should I Change Jobs? 7 Signs You’re Ready to Leave

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It’s normal to get bored or frustrated with your job. But how do you know when you’ve crossed the line and need to leave? Leaving your job and catapulting your resume into the unknown can be a scary move, so you don’t want to do it on a whim. Here are seven signs that you’re […]


How Can Your Soft Skills Help With a Career in Human Resources?

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Hard, technical skills are important, but there are some jobs, like human resources, where soft skills are just as crucial as more tangible qualifications. You need to communicate and collaborate with a wide range of people, stay positive and work well under pressure. Here are some soft skills that can help you be successful in a human resources career.   Communication  To work well with people, you need be […]


7 Ways to Combat Sleep Deprivation in the Workplace

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Sleep! It’s so important, yet one of the primary needs we sacrifice most. Thanks to Netflix, Instagram and overscheduling, we go to bed later, and wake up earlier to get to work, squeeze in another workout or get kids to daycare before heading into work. That doesn’t even cover sleep disorders, like insomnia and apnea that keep our bodies up at night. A lack […]


Follow These 3 Tips for Choosing the Best Job offer

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Receiving multiple job offers can be a good problem to have. It also gives you some negotiating power. But more than one job offer means an extra round of decision making. So which job offer should you take? Follow these 3 tips for choosing the best job offer.   For more details read our blog […]


Does How I Dress Really Affect How I View Work? 

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Your clothes are important. It’s doesn’t have to be a designer suit or really expensive shoes, but when you’re dressed well, you feel good about yourself. Confident. Competent. Motivated. People can tell a lot about you when they first meet you and take note of the outfit you’re wearing—not that you’re into fashion or pretentious, but that you’re driven, […]


5 Job Search Mistakes You Don’t Even Realize You’re Making 

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Searching for the right job isn’t easy. There’s a lot to consider and many tasks to juggle. You may think you’re doing everything right, but if you’re still unemployed without any leads after several months, you may be doing something wrong. Fortunately, those mistakes are easy to avoid if you know what they are. Here are five job–search mistakes […]


Opportunity Thrives in the CT Manufacturing Industry

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The manufacturing sector in Connecticut has always been a hotbed of opportunity for both employers and employees. Every year, there are thousands of good-paying jobs waiting to be filled. For recent graduates or workers who are looking for a new employment avenue to try, a career in CT manufacturing might be the perfect fit. History […]


5 Job Search Tips to Start Today

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Jumping back into the job search waters is exciting. It can also be stressful, but you got this! Here are 5 job search tips to consider as you take the first step toward a new career:  Job Search Tip #1 – Refresh Your Resume If you’ve been out of the job market for a while, […]


A Look at the Top CT Jobs for 2019

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Last month, the CT Mirror reported over 400 business leaders gathered for the CBIA’s annual economic outlook summit in Hartford. Economy experts shared that Connecticut is poised for strong growth, but warned that a risk of recession by mid-2020 exists. CBIA economist Peter Gioia shared that CT added over 23,000 jobs this year, and more […]