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Company Culture or Cash: What Do You Want from Your Next Job?

company culture

Company culture. It’s not in the one-liners on the walls, nor the office deckchairs, espresso machine or popcorn stations. Previously an HR buzzword, company culture is now more mainstream and a critical aspect of business success. So much so that many of us now prioritize culture over salary when it comes to job satisfaction. According to Glassdoor’s Mission and Culture Survey 2019, 56% in fact claim culture is more important than the size of their monthly pay-check. Surprised? Hold-fire, there’s more…   

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Background Checks: Closet Skeletons on Parade [Infographic]

background checks

Every time you apply for a job, a background check is a real possibility. Yet, many job seekers forget about their importance and what they might reveal. Go into the process unprepared, and the worst kind of surprise can mean you miss a chance at the job of your dreams. So you must know not only the basics of background checks, you must also be aware of the kind of information they can turn up. Understanding Background Checks In a perfect world, you take everyone at their word. You trust a person to present themselves honestly. In the real world,   

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20 Ways to Help You Along the Path to Career Discovery [Infographic]

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To gain a competitive edge, young people are being asked to make career decisions earlier and earlier. In many high schools, students are being asked to choose career paths as early as the tenth grade. This, at a time in life when your most pressing concern is which video game to buy with your allowance or who to ask to Fall dance. It’s not surprising that so many of us find ourselves in a career we find unfulfilling. But, thankfully, there’s good news. In today’s job market, it’s never too late to begin a journey of career discovery.   

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#InternPro Chat | So Much More Than Work: The Life Experiences That Help Your Career

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Bring your questions and stories to the discussion on Monday, June 10th at 8pm Eastern/5pm Pacific as we explore our life experiences and the lessons we learned that will help our careers.   

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Work Friends: You Need Them More Than You Know [Infographic]

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Sometimes we all need a friend. Friends are important. They give us comfort and support, they entertain us and brighten our day, and they’re there for us when we need them. And speaking of needing them, where do we need a lifeline more than at work? Finding work friends to chat with can boost your happiness, health, and productivity. With a few tips on how to make the right approach, forming those new relationships can be pleasant and easy.   

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Workplace Disagreements: Turn Destructive into Productive [Infographic]

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You have to have passion in your career. The instincts and experience that make your opinions unique have value. Balancing them with your colleagues’ ideas empowers the team to find the best solutions for the challenges and opportunities that arise each day. And when workplace disagreements arise, a productive argument can result in a better outcome for everyone.   

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