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How to Brighten Up a Drab, Demotivating Office Culture

How to Brighten Up a Drab, Demotivating Office Culture
By Jacqui Barrett-Poindexter Being happy at work may seem counterintuitive for some people, but it is possible. While business tasks can be tedious and difficult, when a culture of positivity exudes, even the most challenging projects are more bearable, even rewarding. If you feel your current office...

Why Employees Are Abandoning Ship

Why Employees Are Abandoning Ship
By Jacqui Barrett-Poindexter With an uptick in job opportunities, employees are becoming more optimistic. As a result, those who have been hunkered down, awaiting the economic storm to pass are resurfacing now, and if they don’t like what they see, they are on the hunt for better opportunities. Are...

4 Tips to Help You Research a Company’s Culture Fit

4 Tips to Help You Research a Company’s Culture Fit
By Jacqui Barrett-Poindexter While the ‘culture fit’ topic in job search is important, many job seekers avoid it because of angst to simply find a job – ANY job! So, how can the average job seeker in today’s tougher-than-nails economy balance ‘fit’ with their desire and need to quickly land...

How To Cope With Difficult Personalities at Work

How To Cope With Difficult Personalities at Work
image: Geoff LMV (flickr) By Robert P. Poindexter Do you work with fellow employees who make your skin crawl? Conversely, do some of your workmates have such brilliant personalities that you actually look forward to seeing them each day? Well, if you’re like most of us, many of your co-workers fall...

How to Demonstrate Company Cultural Fit In Your Resume

How to Demonstrate Company Cultural Fit In Your Resume
image via Flicker: SayJas By Jacqui Barrett-Poindexter Understandably so, metrics often are a focal point when building a strong and interview-grabbing resume story. While measurable impact is critical in creating a compelling career chronology, equally important is articulating your cultural fit with your...

Conduct a Gumshoe Investigation Before Taking Just “Any” Job

Conduct a Gumshoe Investigation Before Taking Just “Any” Job
By Jacqui Barrett-Poindexter How can you tell if your next great job opportunity really is worth your time? What resources can you tap to uncover clues as to whether the company you may partner with for the coming months and/or years has a good reputation with its employees and with its customers? What...
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