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Becoming a Better Job Candidate 10/12: Show Your Passion

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Hiring managers definitely want to hire people who are passionate and excited about their work. After all, it’s a lot easier to train someone in hard skills than in an attitude or enthusiasm about life and work. If you hire a truly passionate person, they’ll be willing to learn new skills, habits, and procedures. But… Read more »

Tips for Staying Away From Negativity in the Office

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Work can get tough. It gets stressful and frustrating and monotonous. And no matter what, people complain. And if not controlled, the complaints spread like wildfire. Negativity in the workplace is contagious and it can drag you down, distract you from your real mission and crush your productivity. Here are some tips for staying away… Read more »

Improving Your Management Skills 6/12: Improve Your Self-Assessment

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A manager relies heavily on self-assessment. They provide useful insight into the employees’ perception of themselves and their role in the company. But a manager needs to be able to self-assess too. It’s a great chance to pause, take stock of your skills, reflect on your career goals, and make a plan to improve upon… Read more »

Becoming a Better Job Candidate 6/12: Clean Up Your Resume

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Your resume might be the most important document of your career. It’s the first thing that hiring managers see about you and it’s what determines whether or not they decide to call you in for an interview. It needs to be in prime form so you can get past the screening process. If it’s too… Read more »

Seeing Your Coworkers More Than Your Family? Cope with These 3 Tips

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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 »

The Steps to Become a Software Developer

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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 »

Improving Your Management Skills 5/12: Learn to Praise Employees

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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 »

World Class Service

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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 »

Becoming a Better Job Candidate 5/12: Ask Thoughtful Questions

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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 »

5 Tech Podcasts You Should Be Listening To

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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 »