Four Ways to Know You’re Micromanaging

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Nobody wants to be a micromanager. However, trying to control everything your employees do is a habit that can start to creep in when you feel pressure mounting and deadlines approaching. If your team members think you’re micromanaging, your efficiency as a leader might be compromised, and your efforts might actually be backfiring. Therefore, it’s… Read more »

Four Ways to Make Your Resume More Appealing to Employers

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Everyone’s resume could use a few tweaks, especially people who have been putting off a resume update for years. If you’re someone who hasn’t touched his or her resume in a while, you should know that the things hiring managers look for change over time, meaning your resume could very easily be out of date…. Read more »

How to Properly Negotiate Your Salary

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Surveys regularly show that less than half of people always negotiate their salaries, and even fewer never do. Furthermore, there’s a massive disparity between men and women when it comes to salary negotiations. According to a survey in the book, Women Don’t Ask by Linda Babcock, only about 7 percent of women report trying to… Read more »

Thinking on Your Feet is Crucial in Construction. Use These Tips to Help Yourself

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With any job, there can be a tendency to rush to get things done. Employees and managers alike are not typically recognized for getting things right, but for getting things done fast. In the rush to complete a construction project on time or ahead of schedule, workers are prone to making mistakes or misunderstanding directions…. Read more »