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    Addressing On-The-Job Injuries as an Independent Contractor

    In traditional nine-to-five jobs, workers’ compensation represents an essential part of the employee-employer relationship that supports injured workers and businesses alike. Employees have job security and apt time to recover from their injuries, but if you’re an independent contractor, what do you do when you have a work injury?

    As a contractor, you’re not technically …

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    Why Are Your Employees Quitting?

    Employees Quitting

    Retaining talent is as important as attracting new talent because job hopping can actually be very costly for the employer. Therefore, employers should always be in touch with their employees and understand why their employees stay and for the quitters, why they quit. Below I have put together the most common reasons of why employees …

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    Getting Back Into Work Life After Rehab

    Life After Rehab

    Workplace addiction is often stigmatized, but more people suffer as addicts while at work than you may think — 77 percent of illicit drug users are employed either part-time or full-time. That’s eight out of ten people and 9.4 million workers who deal with addiction on a daily basis. The United States also only makes …

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    Brand Your Business Through Volunteering and Community Service

    You may spend a significant amount of time branding your business with taglines, logos and a distinctive voice used throughout offline and online content, but have you thought about how having a service-oriented attitude could help your business stand out in the marketplace, too? If not, you’re overlooking a potentially valuable factor that could help …

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    4 Ways to Win at Salary Negotiation

    Everyone wants to get paid more. Often, that means learning how to win at salary negotiation.

    It pays to be savvy at salary negotiation. Depending on experience level, a job seeker who can effectively negotiate salary will make roughly $100 – $500 more weekly than their counterparts.

    Below, you’ll find four winning salary negotiation strategies …

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    Posted in Career Development, Career Resources, Job Search, Success Strategies

    The Do’s and Don’ts of Working With Recruiters

    Recruiters

    In order to work effectively with a recruiter, you need to know how to communicate with them.

    Many job seekers discuss networking as being a critical component to a successful job search. While the majority recognizes the importance of building the right relationships, few know how to establish a rapport with a key group: headhunters.…

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    How Quality Presentations Can Give Your Career a Boost

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    When was the last time you were required to give a presentation? Can you remember? Presentations are not limited to groups of people sitting around a speaker — they’re part of your everyday life. Each time you pitch an idea, discuss solutions with a client or interact with colleagues, you are presenting. Delivering a low-quality …

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    Why is Employee Recognition Important?

    Colleagues Award

    Every human being wants to be recognized and appreciated for the work they do because they like to see the reward of their efforts. However, managers often wait until the annual performance review day to give their feedbacks and show their recognitions. Managers shouldn’t wait only one day of the year to recognize their employees. …

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    4 Simple Ways to Show Employee Recognition

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    You don’t need to wait until the performance evaluation day to show recognition to your employees. As an employer you can be more proactive and appreciate your employees any time. Sure, everybody wants to be recognized with a bigger paycheck or via getting promoted but there are many other ways of appreciating your employees without …

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    Everything You Need to Know About Suing Your Employer

    Deciding to sue your employer is never easy, but it is sometimes necessary. If you’ve experienced harassment, discrimination, wrongful termination or a workplace injury, sometimes your only recourse is legal action.

    But filing a lawsuit against your employer can be complicated. Before you begin filing anything, consider the commitment and expectations that come with suing …

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