September is the New January

September marks a new beginning for many people (back-to-school or not). It’s a lot like January.   People are returning from their vacations. People are wondering why every year seems to go by faster. People are planning ahead and setting goals. People are more motivated than usual.   But most importantly, this “September feeling” is just one example of a […]

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How Sleep Affects Work Relationships

Not getting enough sleep? Most people know that being tired can affect their job performance. But did you realize that it affects your relationships with people at work?   A recent series of studies found that people aren’t really aware of the connection.   Tired at work How does lack of sleep affect work relationships? There are number of different […]

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The Surprising Truth About First Impressions

First impressions can happen very quickly. Within seconds of meeting a person for the first time, you already have a pretty good idea how you feel about them. Do they seem friendly? Threatening? Competent? Trustworthy? Attractive?   It’s difficult not to make these “snap judgments.”     Can you trust your gut? People tend to follow their first impressions. If […]

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Can Pro Interviewers Spot a Liar?

Most job candidates will tell you what you want to hear. They ‘re qualified. They’re motivated. This job would be a dream come true!!   Not every candidate will be telling the truth. But what are the chances that an interviewer can tell the difference? Are experienced interviewers more accurate than beginners? And perhaps most importantly, how does this affect […]

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