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You’ve got a cast of dream employees, and now you need to figure out how to keep them happy and motivated. You need them to work as efficiently as possible so you can boost productivity, keep costs down, and maximize revenue. Plus, you want them to be satisfied and challenged enough that they stick around. Here are… Read more »

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Yes, it’s been confirmed! Hiring managers and recruiters really do look at your social media accounts. The job market is competitive, and companies are looking for any reason to weed out applicants and toss them into the “thanks, but no thanks” category. So, it’s up to you to make sure your online presence is clean and… Read more »

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The tech industry is unique because it’s changing and evolving so rapidly. You practically need to be enrolled in classes full time in order to keep up. Fortunately, there’s a more practical solution than that: podcasts. They’re free and informative, and there are so many you’re bound to find one that’s right up your alley. You can listen in… Read more »

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Work can get tough. It gets stressful and frustrating and monotonous. And no matter what, people complain. And if not controlled, the complaints spread like wildfire. Negativity in the workplace is contagious and it can drag you down, distract you from your real mission and crush your productivity. Here are some tips for staying away… Read more »

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A manager relies heavily on self-assessment. They provide useful insight into the employees’ perception of themselves and their role in the company. But a manager needs to be able to self-assess too. It’s a great chance to pause, take stock of your skills, reflect on your career goals, and make a plan to improve upon… Read more »

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Your resume might be the most important document of your career. It’s the first thing that hiring managers see about you and it’s what determines whether or not they decide to call you in for an interview. It needs to be in prime form so you can get past the screening process. If it’s too… Read more »

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No matter what, work happens. For most Americans, work is a priority and family and personal life comes second. And for some people, this is okay—either they’re not missing their personal lives or they’re looking for reasons to escape their families. And other people just really, really love their jobs. But for other people, the… Read more »

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It’s not easy to become a software developer, but to work in a field that’s exciting, ever-changing and always in demand, it might be well worth the effort. And with a median salary that was right around $100,000 in 2015, a career as a software developer is definitely worth the efforts. And many companies are… Read more »

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Praise is a pretty powerful motivator for people, especially for employees that you want to perform at a high caliber. Whether you do it in private or publicly, praise can inspire people to take on new challenges and persevere after setbacks. One Gallup poll found that praise was responsible for a 10 to 20% jump… Read more »

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Word Class Service If you haven’t had a chance lately to view the Clearly Rated SSI Website, please look and browse through all of the fantastic Comments/Referrals we have received from our Talent.  Everyone should be commended for their extra efforts and my sincere thanks to the CCM team for representing SSI in very professional… Read more »