What happens to thrift-store donations? A behind-the-scenes look
You’ve finally done it. You’ve gone through your house and purged the belongings you no longer need: baby clothes the kids have long outgrown, the “I love Cancun” T-shirt that’s
6 Reasons to Take a Temporary Position
These days finding a full-time position isn’t easy, but never fear, temporary positions are here! Check out these 6 reasons to take a temp position.
How to Write a Career Change Resume
Creating a career change resume is tough. How do you show that you can do the job when your career's been on a different path?
Top 5 Shameful Office Sins to Stay Clear of
There's always one person in the office who never offers to make the teas or coffees, yet are the first to put their order in. Or that person who is always
Direct Hire for Job Seekers
1st Staffing Group discusses the need-to-know points regarding direct hire employment.
Thank you for your military service — now here are 9 reasons why I won't hire you
The irony is that many veterans and servicemembers have the skills and experience to make the cut, or even get the second interview, but blow it.
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How to Interrupt Someone During a Meeting
Use the techniques well, and you can change the trajectories of both the meeting and your own career for the better.
The Best Way to Avoid Being Interrupted in a Meeting
You can hold the floor uninterrupted by framing your remarks beforehand... and by fighting back when necessary.
Bad Meetings: A Guide to Frustrating Facilitators and Annoying Attendees
Had one too many bad meetings? Check out our tips on how to deal with frustrating facilitators and annoying attendees.
How to Stop Wasting Time in Meetings
Not all meetings are bad, but there are definitely chatty clients out there. Click here to read more about how to avoid unnecessary meetings.
How to stop wasting your time—and everyone else’s—in meetings
Meetings are a necessary evil, but sometimes, they seem less necessary and more evil than they have to be. “Meetings should be like salt—a spice sprinkled carefully to enhance a dish,” says Basecamp founder and CEO, Jason Fried. “Too much salt destroys a dish. Too many meetings destroy morale and motivation.” That’s because excessive meetings tend to be draining on employees and waste company time.
8 Really Bad Meetings to Avoid (and How to Fix Them)
Half of the time spent in the 3 billion business meetings scheduled each year is wasted. The good news is that you can change that.
But I Wasn't Finished! How To Get Coworkers To Stop Interrupting You In Meetings
Next time someone stops you mid-sentence, try one of these techniques to make sure your voice is heard.
What to Expect at Al Anon Meeting
You may be familiar with Alcoholics Anonymous meetings because you have been to one, someone close to you attends meetings or you’ve seen it on television. Most people have an idea what an AA meeting is like, however not many people know about Al-Anon or Al-Ateen. Al‑Anon is a support program for people whose lives …
DPSCD School Board Community Meeting
There will be a DPSCD school board community meeting on Wednesday, June 20 from 6 - 7:30 p.m. at the Northwest Activities Center of Detroit.
How to deal with an annoying coworker
You will come across and work with a wide variety people in your career. It may not be possible to get along with everyone. However, you have control over how you react.
How to Drink With Your Coworkers
While in-office imbibing isn't completely taboo, drinking with coworkers is still murky territory. Master the art of after-work cocktails with our simple guide.
How to Neutralize a Toxic Coworker
They get on your nerves. They don't pull their weight. They constantly complain. Perhaps worst of all, they can undermine your success on the job. They're toxic coworkers and...
How to connect with new coworkers
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