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Five Motivational Quotes to Help Your Career

March 1st, 2017

Listening to the words of others is a great source of motivation. It is always interesting and enlightening to hear the words of people who have been successful when they share their wisdom, the lessons they have learned from their experiences. Here are quotes from five such people, as they offer advice on how to… Read More »

Your Weakness Might Be a Good Thing … No, Really

December 21st, 2016

For job candidates, it is one of the most dreaded questions – What is your greatest weakness or tell me about a weakness you have. The obvious problem is that at a job interview you want to focus on how good you are, what you can do as opposed to what you cannot do. So, how… Read More »

Interview Questions for Office Personnel

September 14th, 2016

If your company is looking to hire office personnel, many of the interview questions you can ask are similar to other kinds of jobs because the goal is the same – to find out what the job applicant can bring to the company, what value they can add, what problems they can solve. You are… Read More »

Why You Can’t Sell Yourself Too Much in the Job Search

August 3rd, 2016

It’s something you might have done during an interview – in your eagerness to prove your value to the hiring manager, you exaggerate on your background or your skills. You embellish a little more than you should, and you end up giving the impression that you know more than you do or that you have… Read More »

Why the Inland Empire is a Great Place to Find Your Next Job

June 1st, 2016

If you are looking for work, there is no better place to do it than in the Inland Empire. Recent statistics confirm that the area is booming, with new business and record job growth. In fact, employment in the area is now higher than it was before the recession. The economy has added 50,000 jobs… Read More »

Improving Customer Service is Hard. Here’s How to Start

March 9th, 2016

Customer service is important for every business. You cannot grow your business if you cannot keep your customers happy. But maintaining happy customers doesn’t just happen. It takes planning and continual work. Here are some ways to make sure you have happy customers. 1. Know your customers. That means taking the time to understand what… Read More »

How to Properly Reward Employees

February 24th, 2016

A good recognition program must be carefully planned and set up to be effective. You want program to be clearly defined so every employee knows how it works and what it is intends to accomplish. And, of course, it must help retain your employees and enhance their productivity. The program should include formal recognition of work… Read More »

Avoid These Phrases on the Cover Letter if You Want to Land the Job

January 20th, 2016

You have put together what seems like a strong cover letter. You lay out why you want to work for this particular company, you have included some compelling stories that demonstrate your skills and leadership and also the personal qualities that will make you such a valuable asset. But weeks go by, and you hear… Read More »

Create a Worthwhile Exit Interview

December 23rd, 2015

Companies today generally recognize the importance of the exit interview since they can be a source of valuable information. However, it is important to conduct exit interviews correctly, so that you can get the most from them and they don’t become a waste of time. Here are a few tips on how to do that. 1. The… Read More »

When Do You Provide a Salary Range in the Job Interview?

December 16th, 2015

Bringing up the salary issue during an interview is always problematic. You don’t want to appear to be too eager to talk salary because it may give the wrong impression to the interviewer or interviewers. They may think you are only interested in money. On the other hand, you do want to get some idea… Read More »