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Business & Entrepreneurs

Health and Wellness in the Office

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Savvy employers recognize that the general well-being of employees is important. Employees are your most important asset and taking good care of them is critical to both their success and yours. Providing a positive corporate culture with health and wellness incentives will not only increase employee engagement, but will also promote a healthier workforce.

Money is not the only thing that employees work for—they are also searching for environments that provide flexibility, fun, trust and balance as well as opportunity-rich experiences. Employers need to build in the health and wellness “attraction” factor.

More and more employers are offering their staff health and wellness perks that are of little cost to the employer but enormous incentives to the employee. Read More…

Up Close & Personal

I love this place!

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If you are not having fun, stop doing it! The best companies are fun places to be. They generally demand high performance, hard work and relentless tenacity. But they also encourage laughter, collaboration and intense team commitment.

Having fun at work is good for business because people like doing business with people who are having fun. In other words, figure out what you love and make it happen! These are the things that I love.

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Business & Entrepreneurs

5 Tips on Becoming a Remarkable Entrepreneur

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A short quip on what we think makes a good entrepreneur. This includes a gamut of important points from how to explore your passion to taking some time away from that passion to have some fun.

  1. Explore your passion.
    Life is too short to be wasted doing something that doesn’t bring you joy. With that being said, it’s ok if you don’t know exactly what it is you love to do. However, there is always something for everyone—you just have to find it. Never give up searching for that career that both enthuses and constantly challenges you because you will find work you adore. Read More…

Tips for Job Seekers

Advice for Graduates: Advancing in the Workplace

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Seize the opportunity. One of the best things about being in the front of a classroom is building trust with upcoming grads. Once trust is established, the students really begin to open up to you and the class time becomes much more interactive. Even better, students begin to look to you for insight and advice on their upcoming career in the business world.

“What’s the best way to get ahead once I am working? Is there a way to ensure I can advance?”

Students majoring in accounting and hoping to pursue an accounting designation have a very clear program to follow, in terms of the post grad process. In addition, each accounting body sets clear guidelines for the type of work experience they require to successfully designate. Read More…

Business & Entrepreneurs, Tips for Job Seekers

You Deserve a Vacation

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Work hard, play hard. When you’re a recruitment professional, the general feeling is that you should work hard if you want to see results and exceed the expectations of both your clients and candidates. In fact, I believe that’s one of the many reasons people become recruiters – because they exhibit a superb work ethic and possess the drive to want to make a difference in people’s lives.

Working to the utmost of your ability is extremely important to your success as a recruiter; however, allowing yourself a break once in a while is equally as important. One thing that every recruiter needs to remember is that when you work hard, you have to play hard. We can vouch for this! I’ve met tons of people who are terrified about taking a summer vacation because they assume that there is no way their business can survive without them. Read More…