The Key to Taking Some Time Off Around the Holidays to Prevent Burnout

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Preventing Workplace Burnout | PrideStaff Denver Northwest

Burnout is a prevalent condition in the workplace these days. On average, you spend 2.6 hours per day checking email. Add to that more than eight hours a day at work and 23 hours a week stuck in meetings. You get the point. Although not a medical condition itself, burnout can lead to depression, anxiety,… Read more »

Are References Still Needed to Showcase Your Talent When Applying for a Job?

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Including References on a Resume | Jobs in Denver Colorado

It pays to have reliable, recent job references that can speak to your qualifications, especially if they pertain to the job you seek. Keep your references up-to-date and validated. The fewer red flags you raise with your references, the better. Why You Need References Employers typically use references to make hiring decisions. A lack of… Read more »

Common Resume Mistakes to Avoid When Applying to Your Next Job

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Common Resume Mistakes to Avoid | Jobs in Denver

Your resume is one of the prime ways an employer can assess you as a possible job candidate, and a flawed submission can get you screened out quickly. Typos, grammatical errors, and submitting resumes that do not match the job description will put you out of consideration with any employer. When you apply to your… Read more »

How to Begin Preparing to Ask for an Annual Raise in 2021

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Getting a Salary Raise in 2021

If you are considering asking for a raise in 2021, good for you. However, make sure you prepare in advance to increase your chances of successfully getting a raise. Discussing money is taboo in our culture. A significant reason why many people do not negotiate salary is that they feel discomfort in asking for more… Read more »

How to Start Getting Noticed by Recruiters on LinkedIn

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Getting Noticed on LinkedIn

LinkedIn is full of professional profiles. Unfortunately, many of these profiles are not sufficient. The majority of profiles on LinkedIn are fundamental and very vanilla in content. Here are some pointers to help you construct a LinkedIn profile that recruiters will notice! Let Recruiters Know You Are Available To get noticed on LinkedIn, you must… Read more »

Start Your Day with a Better Breakfast…Here’s How

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The Key to Eating a Better Breakfast

We all leave out breakfast from time to time, and we have many reasons for skipping. You might prefer getting an extra 30 minutes to an hour of sleep instead of getting up and preparing a meal. It may be tough to find the motivation and energy to cook breakfast when you wake up. Many… Read more »

Perfecting the Elevator Pitch: How to Tell Someone About You in 60 Seconds or Less

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Perfecting Your Elevator Pitch

The elevator pitch is the prepared statement that defines your product, service, or your value as an employee in a short amount of time. It typically includes an introduction and then moves on to a summary of the subject and concludes with a question. The pitch should consist of clear language expressed in layman’s terms…. Read more »

Essential Workplace Etiquette Tips to Help You Remain Professional at All Times

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Remain Professional in the Workplace

It only takes a few seconds for someone to form their impression of you, so make sure it is a professional one. What you wear is crucial, even if your company does not have a dress code. Dress in clothing appropriate for your work environment and take cues from your colleagues. Stand straight, make eye contact,… Read more »

The Key to Increasing Your Work Productivity to Ensure you put in a Successful Day at Work

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Planning for a Successful Day at Work

Being productive at work is about being the best at what you do, being disciplined, systematic, well-prepared, organized, and working smarter. Productivity is about doing all these things in a timely fashion. By working efficiently, you will accomplish more in less time with better results. The key to increasing your work productivity lies in replacing… Read more »

How Might You Start Showing up to Work in the Morning Energized and EXCITED for the Day?

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Showing Up to Work Excited

If you want to achieve your goals and increase your chances of success, the ability to get and stay motivated consistently is crucial. Here are few ways to help you wake up energized and full of excitement for the coming day. Never Hit the Snooze Button Set your clock for when you need to get… Read more »