Advice

5 Things That Lead to Toxicity at Work

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For years, employees have been complaining about toxic workplaces, where stress and lack of respect rise to the point where they almost become unbearable. Those complaints had largely been dismissed for years, but now, company leaders are seeing that cutthroat competition and authoritarian rule are counterproductive. In fact, many company leaders are now trying to… Read more »

How to Grow Your Career into Exactly What You Want

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Continuing education as a professional offers your career a significant degree of security. Learning keeps you up-to-date with the latest industry shifts and ignites your creativity: If you’re always caught in the same mental space, it limits your long-term usefulness. But while you can take courses, work on projects and go to networking events, how… Read more »

How to Impress Your New Boss

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The first weeks and months of a new job are all about making a good first impression. You need to seize this opportunity to build strong relationships, earn trust from those around you and keep your career headed in the right direction, rather than doing the bare minimum and hoping to blend in with the… Read more »

Are You an Ethical Leader?

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There is a big difference between a supervisor and an ethical leader, specifically in how each one makes their team feel: Do they misuse their authority or set a good example? In today’s transparent world, with employer review sites like Glassdoor, company leaders are more likely to be called out over the ways they lead… Read more »

How to Give Employees Tough Criticism

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Feedback is vital to the success of any organization and giving feedback to employees when its positive is easy to do. The difficult part of giving feedback is when it includes tough criticism. When giving any type of worker feedback, positive or negative, you want include three essential things: what the worker did, the results… Read more »

Follow this One Piece of Advice to Wow in Every Job Interview

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Gone are the days when you could prepare for an interview by simply memorizing answers to stock questions like, “What is your greatest weakness?” Hiring managers these days are more focused on asking ‘behavioral questions’ that have no perfect answer. These questions ask about times when you showed professional qualities like leadership or compassion. They… Read more »

What’s the Number One Reason Why Great Employees Quit?

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Survey after survey shows there’s one popular reason why employees quit: a bad relationship with their boss. The frustrating thing for companies is this issue can be easily avoided. A fresh perspective and some effort on the part of management can go a long way to addressing employees who keep quitting because of their boss.… Read more »

Here’s How to Learn a Lesson From Job Interview Failure

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Finding out someone else got a job you interviewed for is annoying and disheartening. If you had a bad interview performance, you shouldn’t consider it a failure, or the end of your search. A bad interview performance can provide valuable lessons on how to avoid any missteps or break bad habits. Going over your mistakes… Read more »

The Top Skills to Look for in Your Next CAD Candidate

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While technical ability is a must for a good CAD designer, it’s hardly the whole package. Instead of looking to hire CAD candidates with the most technical notches on their belt, you should be focused on CAD designers that have a bevy of soft skills, including the desire to continue growing as a professional and… Read more »

How to Structure Your Electrical Engineer Resume

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A resume is not a testimonial that must include every single detail about your professional life. It should be a marketing tool that showcases you in the best possible light and makes the case you are a competent and valuable professional. Electrical engineers face a unique challenge when structuring their resumes because the profession includes… Read more »