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Knowledge really is power. Learn valuable job search tips such as how to write and submit resumes for your dream job, and how to network and communicate your work skills. Check regularly for tools you can use on the WorkForce Walker Blog.

What’s Your Keyword?
June 28th, 2021

In the past, many job seekers spent endless hours crafting the perfect resume. Potential employees were advised to pay attention to the font, content, and even the paper that their resumes were printed on. Potential employers critiqued and discounted resumes based on spelling errors and split infinitives. However, in the new age of recruitment, the […]

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If You’re Happy and You Know It
June 10th, 2021

Employers are learning to adapt in the wake of many businesses returning to pre-Covid staffing levels. They are exploring many strategies to recruit and retain employees; these include retention bonuses, sign on bonuses, and increased wages.  However, research has shown that boosting employee morale has always been a tried-and-true formula for attracting and retaining top […]

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The Myth of Multi-Tasking
May 19th, 2021

As the world has adapted to working and living during the pandemic, many have turned to meditation and mindfulness to help with anxiety. Meditation app usage has spiked during the last year. The meditation app Calm claims to have over 4 million subscribers. As meditation and mindfulness have made their way into the workplace many […]

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Oh, The Places You Will Go
May 6th, 2021

If you are graduating soon, you surely have been exposed to the Dr. Seuss book, “Oh, The Places You Will Go” on more than one occasion. Dr. Seuss is very eloquent in listing all of the places you will travel, but his main message is that you are quickly going to be on your own.  […]

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Playing Chicken
April 29th, 2021

There are many reasons why employees that were initially laid off in the beginning stages of the pandemic are choosing not to return to work. These include the extended unemployment benefits, stimulus checks, and the fear of contracting the Covid 19 virus. Forbes magazine reported that in the initial stages of the Covid 19 pandemic, […]

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It’s Just a Little Case of Inertia
April 12th, 2021

The definition of inertia is the tendency to do nothing or to remain unchanged. Many scholars have studied inertia, and one of the cornerstones of Issac Newton’s work is that a body at rest will stay at rest until compelled to do otherwise. So, we are correct if we think doing nothing leads to more […]

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March Madness
March 17th, 2021

March signals the start of many new things; spring is beginning and the days are longer.  Allergy season kicks in with a vengeance as does the start of the various college basketball tournaments.  Many will sharpen their pencils and spend infinite amounts of time designing and talking about their “brackets”, hence the name “March madness”. […]

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Interview Red Flags
February 11th, 2021

Job seekers can find a wealth of information on interview tips. Most of us know to dress professionally, put our best foot forward, and polish up our resumes, but many of us do not know common “red flags’’ that can deter employers from hiring you. The website Reddit conducted an informal poll of interview behavior […]

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