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No matter what, work happens. For most Americans, work is a priority and family and personal life comes second. And for some people, this is okay—either they’re not missing their personal lives or they’re looking for reasons to escape their families. And other people just really, really love their jobs. But for other people, the… Read more »

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It’s not easy to become a software developer, but to work in a field that’s exciting, ever-changing and always in demand, it might be well worth the effort. And with a median salary that was right around $100,000 in 2015, a career as a software developer is definitely worth the efforts. And many companies are… Read more »

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Praise is a pretty powerful motivator for people, especially for employees that you want to perform at a high caliber. Whether you do it in private or publicly, praise can inspire people to take on new challenges and persevere after setbacks. One Gallup poll found that praise was responsible for a 10 to 20% jump… Read more »

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Word Class Service If you haven’t had a chance lately to view the Clearly Rated SSI Website, please look and browse through all of the fantastic Comments/Referrals we have received from our Talent.  Everyone should be commended for their extra efforts and my sincere thanks to the CCM team for representing SSI in very professional… Read more »

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There comes a time at the end of every job interview when it’s your turn. You’ve been asking questions for what seems like hours and now you get to flip the script. But what kinds of questions do you ask? There are things that you want to know—about benefits or your daily schedule—but you have… Read more »

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There’s no better way to enrich your daily commute, your early morning jog, or just running errands and completing chores than soaking in some knowledge from a podcast. They’re full of quotes, statistics, vocabulary words, and other interesting tidbits that you can drop at work, reference to friends, and use to help you understand the… Read more »

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A good business analyst has both hard and soft skills. They’ve taken the right courses, earned the right experiences, but also have some emotional intelligence, critical thinking skills, and problem-solving ability. But what separates an average business analyst from a good one? Here are seven skills every business analyst needs to excel in their career…. Read more »

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Everyone knows that communication is a valuable skill when it comes to managing people. But the reality is that there are two parts to communication: talking and listening. And some would argue that listening is the more important part. You should be hearing more than just what you want to hear and more than just… Read more »

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The hiring process is your opportunity to make yourself shine! It takes charisma and people skills, but more than that, you have to build a case that you’re the most qualified, most experienced candidate fit for this particular job. And there’s no better way to build your case than by using specific examples of your… Read more »

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Tech leaders might be among the most important in your company. Most organizations rely heavily on their tech departments, but it’s not the best technology that wins success—it’s the quality of the workers and their leadership. Yes, it’s important to employ the most advanced, cutting edge tools and resources, but more important are a forward-thinking… Read more »