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Buffalo This Week: 8/31 - 9/6

Posted by Marissa Malone

WEEK OF AUGUST 31 - SEPTEMBER 6


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Topics: Workplace

Coping with the Freak Show of Difficult Managers

Posted by SelectOne

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We’ve all been there. Dreading the drive into work everyday, knowing a horrible boss is just waiting for you to walk through the door to unilaterally accost, wrecking any chance you had at a sane day. 

Difficult managers come in various forms and a broad spectrum and there's simply no cookie-cutter approach to universally solving the conundrum of being trapped under a horrible boss or leadership team.  Companies are comprised of people with different communication styles, responsibilities, aspirations, personal lives, experiences and backgrounds.

In many ways, dealing with conflict and resolution, the interpersonal push and pull, is ubiquitous across all industries, markets, companies, levels, and specializations we support.   

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I Just Graduated, What’s Next?

Posted by Marissa Faso

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For all the recent college graduates, school has consumed the majority of their life and as soon as they step off the stage, there’s no line leader to follow. Most graduates have a lot to consider when taking that next step. Societal expectations suggest graduates jump right into a career, but with little industry experience and a lot of education, students are blindly applying to jobs they think could be interesting and in the end find themselves stuck.

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Topics: Career Advice

Buffalo This Week: 8/24-8/30

Posted by Marissa Malone

 
WEEK OF AUGUST 24-AUGUST 28
 
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Work & Life Out of Balance? Integrate!

Posted by SelectOne

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Nearly 64% of Americans have a smartphone, a figure that has doubled in the past four years alone.  Even more telling, 96% of American workers are connected to work via smartphone, laptop, or tablet as of 2014.

 Dying are the days of the traditional “9-5” workday; professionals are putting in longer hours, but are increasingly spreading their work between the office, home and in between, seeking a flexible environment whereby they can drive variations to their schedules based upon their professional and personal lives.  

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Topics: Workplace, Career Advice

4 Guidelines to Ensure You're The Best Dressed Interviewee

Posted by Aly Finkle

 

There are only a few occasions where making a positive first impression is more important than at a job interview. All it takes is one-tenth of a second to make a judgment of a person and those initial impressions play a more important decision in the hiring process than one would think. Your appearance not only shows that you are serious about the opportunity, but that you are eager and you’ve done your due diligence to understand the culture of the office. 

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Topics: Career Advice

Buffalo This Week: 8/17 - 8/23

Posted by Marissa Malone

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Check out where the networking will be taking place this week in Buffalo.  
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Topics: Workplace

The Do’s and Don’ts of Interviewing

Posted by SelectOne

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Interviewing for a new job can be time consuming and stressful (some may argue it’s tougher than having an actual job!). Don’t let the anxiety of it all prevent you from having a successful interview.

Follow the “Do’s and Don’ts” below to ensure you have your best interview ever.

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Topics: Career Advice

Ask Not What Your Network Can Do For You!

Posted by SelectOne

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Photo by Dawn M. Gibson Photography

People get networking wrong all the time.  

Ask not what your network can do for you, ask what you can do for your network!  A little creative liberty with one of the most famous presidential quotes of all time from JFK yields an intriguing concept that is the key to building a strong, loyal network.

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Topics: Hiring Strategies, Career Advice

HOT JOBS: August 2015

Posted by Katie Whiting

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3 occupations that are on fire and have a significant number of openings throughout WNY:

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Topics: Industry Trends

Buffalo This Week: 8/3-8/9

Posted by Marissa Malone

WEEK OF AUGUST 3 - AUGUST 9

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Topics: Workplace

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