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Posted June 13, 2016 by

Top 9 excuses for not attending a job interview

 

Oh no! Something has gone horribly wrong and now you can’t attend the job interview! What can you possibly say to the company to make them give you another chance? Well, whatever you are going to say, may I suggest that you say it as early as possible? Call in a timely fashion. This will show them you respect them and their time. This is vital if you want to make certain that you’ll get another chance. (more…)

Posted June 12, 2015 by

What Online Education Means in Today’s World

In the past, the only way to pursue higher education was by physically attending the classroom setting.  However, in the world we live in today, that is not the case.  Online education has afforded anyone and everyone the opportunity to pursue a college degree in their own time and their own space.  With people living very busy lives with work and family, online education offers a chance to have work/life balance.  So, what do the numbers say about online education, and how it can benefit you personally?  Find out in the following infographic. (more…)

Posted March 03, 2015 by

Training Matters in the Corporate World: Improve Your Career by Taking a Course in Training and Assessment

Business training at office

Business training at office. Photo courtesy of Shutterstock.

In the cutthroat world of modern business, companies of all sizes will do what it takes to stay ahead of their competitors. While hiring decisions, branding, products and marketing all have a major impact on the success of the company, a quality training and assessment structure is essential to improving the overall standing of a corporation.

As a potential candidate for employment, taking a course in training and assessment can greatly improve your chances of getting the job. (more…)

Posted June 28, 2012 by

How to Deal with Death in the Workplace

“What Can We Do to Help?”

Q: “Hi Heather,

My co-worker “Brenda” has a husband who was diagnosed with lung cancer a few months ago. It seemed like he was doing better for a while, but over this past month, Brenda has missed a lot of work and it sounds like her husband isn’t doing very well (He had to quit working himself, and Brenda called his condition “incurable”).

Most of the office made donations in his honor to a cancer fund last Christmas, but I feel like we should be doing more now. I’m not exactly sure what’s appropriate however. I don’t want to make Brenda sad or make her think about her husband’s situation if she’s having an OK day. I think she could use some help, but when I asked what she needed, she said she didn’t know. Most of us have worked in this same department for over five years. What can/should we do?” (more…)