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Employee Tips: Preparing for the Holiday Rush in the Workplace

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It can be challenging to pause and plan for the holidays in a fast-paced work environment. While companies eagerly anticipate growth in sales these next few months, employees run the risk of burnout working longer shifts and trying to meet consumer demands.  There are several strategies employees can implement to ease stress and anxiety associated with increase workload and longer shifts during the holidays.

Employee Tips on Preparing for the Holiday Rush in the Workplace:

1. Plan in advance: Anticipating job responsibilities and expectations during the holiday season gives time for preparation and problem solving. What hours will you be expected to work the next few months? Will your shift fluctuate during the holidays? Knowing what to expect is valuable when making arrangements for transportation, childcare, travel, and personal commitments.

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10 Strategies to Master Panel Interviews for Job Seekers

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Panel interviews are gaining popularity as employers earnestly seek for exceptional staff to represent their company. The hiring process can be daunting, let a lone interviewing with a panel of top company leaders. Don’t be caught in a state of panic. Be prepared and confident throughout the interview process by mastering the ten strategies listed below.

Here are 10 Strategies to Master Panel Interviews:

1. Learn the company. Research facts, accomplishments, projects, goals, and company credentials. Much information is accessible on the web and in company websites. Gathering company data can be of great value during the interview process, and also demonstrates interest and preparation from the job seeker.

2. Examine the job culture. Every company has a unique work environment. Scope the workplace examining language, attire, employee interactions, and overall work ambiance. Verbal and nonverbal cues will key you into the job culture.

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Welcoming Our New Vice President

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Welcoming our New Vice President - Kara Hanaka

We are proud to welcome Kara Hanaka to our team at KeyStaff! Kara has a strong background in staffing, career placement, and executive management with a proven track record and reputation for always putting clients first. Kara was awarded a Bachelor of Arts in communications from Regis College in Weston, MA. She is optimistic, solution-oriented, and always readily available to assist staff and clients.

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Blackberry is on the Rise Introducing It’s New Smart Phone for Busy Professionals!

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Blackberry presents the new Blackberry Passport - A smart phone designed for busy professionals. The marketing pitch on BlackBerry’s handouts reads, “How to be a success at everything: How I learned to get the most out of every week’s 168 hours.” Unlike Apple’s consumer-oriented devices, Blackberry’s target audience is business professionals who spend a good portion of time reading and composing emails right from their smartphones.  

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Cracking the Glass Ceiling: 5 Empowering Tips For Women In the Workforce!

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For centuries women were perceived as homemakers who lacked capabilities and qualifications needed for the job market. The liberation movement in the 1960’s & 70’s, fought to dissolve women inequality in the workplace. In search for equal pay and job opportunities, female activists got their voice heard after much effort and determination. Accessibility to educational programs gave rise to women leadership in the United States. Today, women hold professions in leadership, management, medicine, law, technology, and more. As pointed by the U.S. Bureau of Labor and Statistics (BLS), “The educational attainment of women ages 25 to 64 in the labor force has risen substantially over the past 40 years. In 2012, 38 percent of this group held college degrees, compared with 11 percent in 1970.”

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