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How Important is Social Media to my Job Search?

Dear Mindy: I am looking for a new job and don’t have the time to spend on social media. How important is my social media presence to my future employer? Searching Dear Searching: Most recruiters and hiring managers use social networking sites to research job... read more

New York State Voting Leave Notice Requirement

On April 1, 2019, the New York Election Law was amended to provide employees with up to three (3) hours of paid leave to vote in any election. Employees no longer have to show that they do not have at least four (4) consecutive hours to vote before or after work in... read more

Are You Emotionally Intelligent?

Do you know someone who can keep calm in a crisis and treats people with empathy? This person likely has high emotional intelligence. Why is high emotional intelligence important? The best managers inspire confidence, trust and long-term growth for their teams. In... read more

The Power of Keywords

The power of keywords goes far beyond your resume. Keywords provide information about your skills, qualifications, experience and accomplishments. Since most resumes are first scanned by applicant tracking systems (ATS), your keywords are often the reason your resume... read more

Improve Your Life in 5 Easy Steps

Your ability to be happy can be determined by your attitude, your character and how you spend your time. Take stock of your life and begin to realize that the amount of peace and happiness you enjoy is entirely up to you. Follow the suggestions below to improve your... read more

Manage Your Time!

When we complain about not having enough time in our day, we are really talking about the inability to prioritize what’s MOST important and eliminate or reduce what isn’t. If you can learn how to effectively manage your time, you can stop feeling overwhelmed and focus... read more

Be Prepared for PFL

Starting on January 1, 2018 New York State employees will be eligible for job protected, paid family leave. In 2016, Governor Cuomo signed into law the strongest and most comprehensive Paid Family Leave policy in the country. Paid Family Leave (PFL) will provide New... read more

The Power of Gratitude at Work

Why should you thank your colleagues at work? The fact is that most people feel happier at work if they are either giving or receiving thanks. Hearing “thank you” for a job well done makes people feel more fulfilled and motivated to repeat good performance. Long-term... read more

How to Retain Good Employees

Employee turnover is expensive for your organization not only because it can cost almost twice the departing employee’s salary to find a replacement, but turnover can decrease performance and morale.  Use the suggestions below to help retain your good employees: #1... read more

WHAT’S YOUR STORY?

Tell Your Story Your resume should tell a story about your experience. When you send your resume to a prospective employer it should reflect the value you can provide. Be prepared to summarize and customize your qualifications for each job posting so that the reader... read more

Will Your Resume Get You To The Interview?

Your resume represents valuable real estate that should be used to highlight the most important elements of your career. You only have one chance to make a great first impression, so here are a few tips to make sure your resume is read by the Applicant Tracking... read more

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