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Co-Worker Not Pulling Their Weight? 7 Things You Can Do

July 21st, 2017

As the saying goes, a team is only as strong as its weakest player. This is why it can be detrimental to both team morale and productivity when even one co-worker is not pulling their weight. If you find yourself feeling frustrated due to picking up the slack of underperforming colleagues, take a deep breath… Read more »

5 (Realistic) Ways to Advance in Your Career

July 14th, 2017

Regardless of chosen field, most diligent employees reach a point where they would like to advance in their careers. While this is a natural and admirable goal, several potential obstacles can surface such as time, money or season. Never fear! Career advancement is both obtainable as well as realistic. Consider the following suggestions: Set goals.… Read more »

How to Write a Killer Resume if You Don’t Have Much Experience

July 7th, 2017

Resume writing can be a challenge for most people. For those freshly out of school or with little work experience, that challenge rises to a new level moving from how to write a great resume to what to write on your resume. Fortunately, there is good news! Even though it may seem you don’t have… Read more »

How to Manage Your Expectations When Applying to a Job

June 28th, 2017

Being in the midst of a job search can feel a lot like riding a rollercoaster: The high hopes when you first submit your application, the buildup and anticipation of waiting for a call back and sometimes, the low point of not making it to the next round of interviews. While we’ve all been there,… Read more »

6 Obstacles That Are Stopping You From Finding a Great Job

June 21st, 2017

There’s no way around it; job searching can be exhausting. Between dedicating ample time and effort to preparing for interviews and negotiating your worth, the job hunt often feels like a full-time job in and of itself. While all these factors are true, many times the greatest barrier preventing you from finding your next opportunity… Read more »

5 Tips to Help You Find a Great Job This Summer

June 7th, 2017

Think summer jobs are just for high school or college students on break? Think again! Summer can be an excellent time for Ardmore job seekers to find a great seasonal gig or even a full-time position. If you find yourself on the job hunt heading into the upcoming summer months, try these five proven tips… Read more »

How to Wordsmith Your Resume: 10 Tips to Steal from Copywriters

May 5th, 2017

Crafting an eye-catching resume that concisely highlights your best skills and attributes is an imperative tool every job seeker should have in their arsenal. After all, this is often the first and only opportunity you may have to make it on to the next stage of the hiring process! When it comes to writing a… Read more »

What Should I Wear to a Job Interview?

April 28th, 2017

So, you’ve landed yourself a job interview – congratulations! The skills highlighted on your resume and the initial phone-screening process have proven to the hiring manager you are a qualified candidate for the position. While you’re preparing your answers for potential questions and coming up with questions of your own to ask during your interview,… Read more »

How to Snag a Great Job in Oklahoma City (Before It’s Posted!)

April 21st, 2017

We’ve all been there. A great job is posted, you apply for the position and receive an automated email response informing you the job has already been filled. Wouldn’t it be great if you could somehow get your foot in the door for these positions before they are posted? The good news is there is… Read more »

Keeping Your Cool – How to Deal With an Angry Co-Worker

April 14th, 2017

Difficult people exist everywhere, even in the workplace. Because you are spending 40 hours per week with them – and unable to simply ignore them – dealing with angry co-workers can pose an especially unique challenge. Fortunately, there are steps you can take to calm the waters and create a more pleasant working environment. If… Read more »

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