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You are likely all too familiar with the job interview question asking a prospective new-hire “what do you think your and weaknesses are?” Many candidates go into interviews with a ready-made answer for this question, knowing that it is typically one of the first questions asked. But, why are we so concerned about weaknesses? Shouldn’t we just be focusing on discovering what strengths they will bring to the company? When it comes to your hiring practices, here’s why you need to stop asking about weakness and start focusing on strengths. strengths

Ah yes, the dreaded meeting. Whether it is because they run too long, the meeting chairperson takes over and doesn’t let anyone else speak, or you simply feel like the time is spent inefficiently, most of us have a major distaste for meetings. The good news is that it doesn’t need to be this way. Here’s the thing: if you shift your mentality around them, changing your mindset, and no longer viewing them as a dreaded meeting, you may end up realizing that they do matter. And when done right, meetings can have an incredible impact on you as a team player and the company as a whole. Here’s how to change your mind about meetings: meetings

Looking for work and coming up empty handed takes a major toll on the ego and it’s easy to let low self-esteem and a slow job market bring your down. It doesn’t take long to fall into a slump, leaving you wondering if you’ll ever find work again. When you’re feeling sorry for yourself because you’re between jobs, try these techniques to stay positive and focused on finding the next great opportunity: unemployment