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Helpful Tips When Writing A Thank-You Letter

First impressions can create a lasting impact. This is true in today’s competitive business world as jobseekers strive to shine among other potential candidates. Dressing professional and drafting an impressive resume are essentials to get an interview. Doing so shows enthusiasm and seriousness for the occupational opportunity being presented. Most employers expect job candidates to have a presentable resume, professional attire, and arrive 10- 15 minutes before the scheduled interview. What many businesses are not expecting is a thank-you letter from every job applicant. Writing a thank-you letter can seem trivial, yet it can positively enhance job opportunities.

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Effects of Extended Work Shifts on Employee Health & Productivity

Most of us are familiar with jobs offering overtime hours extending beyond a 40-hour work week. For entrepreneurs and employees creating their schedule, working long hours is often the norm, making it difficult to disengage mentally from work. In turn many employees. Electronic devices intended to increase productivity are being used throughout the day, evening, and on weekends for work-related responsibilities. There are great benefits in using technology, yet it’s crucial to diligently balance work and social life. Whether you work a fixed schedule or different hours of the day employee safety begins with education. Taking positive steps when working extended hours promotes health, safety, and work productivity.

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Tips for Effective Public Speaking

Speaking to large crowds comes easily for some, yet for others just the thought cultivates fear and anxiety. According to Psychology Today three out of four people fear public speaking. This form of anxiety is known as glossophobia or speech anxiety. By incorporating a few strategies you can boost your confidence and become an expert in giving speeches!

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Projected Minimum Wage Increases

Increases in cost of living places greater demands on workers seeking promising job opportunities. Several states initiated proactive measures to raise yearly minimum wage. Fifteen states automatically raise employee earnings based on the cost of living. Raise The Minimum Wage outlines the following states indexing yearly minimum wage: Arizona, Colorado, Florida, Missouri, Montana, Nevada, New Jersey, Ohio, Oregon, and Washington. Raise The Minimum Wage also notes five states projected to increase minimum wage in the coming years: Alaska in 2017, D.C. in 2017, Michigan in 2019, Minnesota in 2018, South Dakota in 2016, and Vermont in 2019.

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Enhancing Productivity in Your Workday

How we initiate each workday has great influence on productivity and workflow. Unexpected circumstances are likely to arise; yet organizing job responsibilities can yield positive outcomes. With just a few strategies you can start your day accomplishing more with less stress. Get ready for a productive and fulfilling workday!

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