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Bitcoin & Blockchain – What are they and why are they important?

Posted on January 18, 2018 by Nick Squires

While most people have heard of bitcoin (the electronic cryptocurrency), fewer have heard of its underlying technology – Blockchain. Blockchain is an electronic ledger for recording, confirming and totaling economic transactions. It’s a record of event …

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Want a Raise? Here’s Some Advice

Posted on December 29, 2017 by Nick Squires

Asking your boss for a raise can be a difficult and awkward conversation. Talking about money is uncomfortable for many people. Many employees struggle to know exactly how to bring it up, or what to say in the meeting. We’ve compiled a few tips and tri …

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Questions You Will Be Asked In an IT Interview

Posted on December 21, 2017 by Nick Squires

When interviewing for an IT job, being prepared to answer any question is critical. Knowing what questions will be asked and how to prepare for them isn’t always easy. During the interview you could also be asked specific technical questions, skills yo …

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Should I Write A Thank You Note After My Interview?

Posted on December 1, 2017 by Nick Squires

Writing a thank you note after a job interview is an important part of the job interview process. While many employers are often satisfied with an emailed thank you, a hand-written thank you note (mailed at the Post Office) shows commitment, courtesy, …

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How Far Back Should My Resume Go?

Posted on November 27, 2017 by Nick Squires

When you’re looking for jobs, it’s critical to have a strong and up-to-date resume. Hiring managers don’t have a lot of time to review potential candidates, so a well-crafted resume goes a long way. The ideal resume will be between one or two pages lon …

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Second Job Interview? Here’s What To Expect From a Follow-up Interview

Posted on November 1, 2017 by Nick Squires

You’ve just received a call from a potential employer. They want you to come in for a second interview! This is awesome news since you really want this job. The company has already decided they like you and are now considering you as a potential employ …

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5 Steps to Resolving Conflict in the Workplace

Posted on October 16, 2017 by Nick Squires

    Workplace conflict is inevitable. Stressful situations, performance expectations, varying personalities, etc. can be contributing factors. Responding to these conflicts and achieving resolution is completely within your control. Conflict …

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How To Make Your Cover Letter Stand Out

Posted on October 11, 2017 by Nick Squires

Are you looking for a job? Is your current resume preventing you from getting noticed by potential employers? If you answered yes to either question, pay attention. Writing a cover letter to include with your resume and application could be the differe …

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Having a Rough Time Finding a Job? Here’s how a Recruiting Agency Can Help

Posted on September 19, 2017 by Nick Squires

Job hunting can be difficult and job applications are always more complicated than they need to be. Even after all the work, it takes to submit an application, there’s no guarantee that one will hear anything back from the employer. The whole process i …

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Employee Retention: How To Keep Important Team Members

Posted on August 30, 2017 by Nick Squires

Employee retention is important to the survival of any company. Whenever an employee leaves, it costs the company in time, resources and morale. The manager has to find new talent, which costs time. They need to read cover letters, conduct interviews a …

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