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Five Ways To Spice Up Your Resume

Applying for a new job is never an easy process. Whether you’re fresh out of education and it’s your first time seeking a position, or you’re a veteran worker looking for the next move up in your career, the experience is always the same. You’ll feel a little nervous (and if you don’t, you probably don’t care enough). You’ll be …

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How to Stay Productive at Work During a Personal Crisis

Being emotional is part of the human experience, and this can affect your productivity. It does not matter whether you work alone at home, in a busy office or outdoors where you interact with people. If you are not happy, productivity will definitely decline. So, what causes negative emotions in people? One of the main reasons for this is being …

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Essential Live Chat Agent Skills Every Call Center Employee Should Have

Whether you’re looking for a career change or just want to make more money, finding a career in customer support is a great field to pursue. Call center employees make on average between twelve and twenty dollars an hour, and that’s before you begin to factor in extra forms of compensation such as commission or bonuses. If you’re looking for …

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Things That Should And Should Not Get Included On Your CV

Having to write your CV time and time again is definitely a very frustrating thing to do. Not only must you spend many hours being careful about what you did in an office role many years ago, you have to somehow relate that experience to a specific role that you are applying for. That’s much easier said than actually done. …

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A Beginner’s Guide to Presentations

Giving a presentation can be stressful. No matter how well you know a subject, it’s easy to lose your cool when you’re in front of a big group — especially if you’re not well-practiced in public speaking. But your next presentation doesn’t have to be a disaster. If you prepare carefully and master the art of the perfect presentation, you …

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Gary Brewster, Oneida Businessman, Talks Small Business Advertising

Small business owners often struggle with advertising, but they don’t have to. Take it from a successful entrepreneur in Oneida, Gary Brewster, who has over 25 years of experience in growing and nurturing business ventures. Most small companies have limited budgets for advertising and want to get the most bang for the buck. The big question is, how? The best …

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Is a Non-Exec role the Right Career Path for you?

Any step you take on your career path comes with questions, decisions and some level of uncertainty. Questions like – is this the best direction for me? What if things don’t work out? Am I making the right choice? – are all valid and common when deciding the best way forward. If the role of a non-executive director has sparked …

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A Complete Guide To Hiring A Lawyer

Unfortunately, there are many instances in life when it is necessary to the services of a lawyer. These issues can come about at any time during a person’s life, no matter what else they have going on. When many people think of lawyers, they only think of criminals and court cases. Other times, people think of divorces. Both of these …