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    Video Editing Success: 5 Must-Have Skills

    High-quality video editing has become increasingly important to our tech-saturated society. To compete, professionals need these five skills.

    In a culture that now routinely watches shorter videos using the screen of a smartphone, the need for high-quality video editing skills has exploded.

    It’s actually something of an understatement to say that “visual content is everything” nowadays. Approximately 90 percent of the information we receive and analyze is coming from our eyes. The effective …

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    Background Checks? These 7 Guidelines Can Help You Overcome Anxiety

    Failing background checks is a big concern for many job-seekers but that doesn't have to be the end of the road. Here are seven suggestions.

    Right now, failing background checks is a major concern for many. Last year’s pandemic has so many people out looking for work, many with lingering financial issues.

    Let’s face it…2020 was a year of tumult, boredom, and hysteria. It was a time of great uncertainty. Millions went through layoffs or applied for unemployment benefits. Others …

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    Career Growth in Nursing: Why Developing Your Soft Skills Will Be Crucial

    Career growth in nursing will come by developing both hard and soft skills. Here's why this will be increasingly true in the years ahead.

    For any individual pursuing career growth in the nursing profession, there are several skill sets to learn and develop. These are typically divided into two categories; hard skills and soft skills. 

    Hard skills are teachable and measurable abilities. Soft skills, otherwise known as personality skills, refer to the social skills needed to complement hard skills …

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    Best Practices When Writing a Personal Statement

    An MBA personal statement is an essay you write about yourself as part of the application process. It's also a good way to introduce yourself.

    It’s time to start the process of applying to grad school and you’ve been asked to submit an MBA personal statement. You recall that you had to do the same thing years ago when you applied to your undergraduate institution. So you’ve noticed, right off the bat, that most educational institutions require a personal statement …

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    6 Strategies to Improve Your Professional Image

    Not many people appreciate how direct mail postcards, appearance, and social media habits combine to build a professional image. But they do.

    How do personal habits, connections, communication skills, social media commentary, and follow-up with a personalized direct mail postcard combine to help fuel career success? All of these factors — and more — will prove critical when you begin building your own brand. Creating a personal brand means helping the world see you the way you …

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    How to Work With a Client You Don’t Like

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    We deal with all types of people when we are working and some of them may not be very easy to work with. When you have a client that you feel will give a hard time, try to implement the below tactics for a smoother mode of operation.

    Be Professional: You don’t need to be…
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    Fun Summer Activities for The Office

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    Summer is approaching and it is time to plan some fun summer activities for work. Let your office get to know each other better and bond with the help of fresh air and sunshine. Below you can find some ideas:

    Field Trip: Summer is the best time to go outside for office bonding. The days…
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    How to Create a Workplace Culture of Acceptance

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    This week I would like to include David Mesa’s ideas and opinions about creating a workplace culture of acceptance in my article. David Mesa, Chief Development Officer of PJ’s Coffee, an experienced leader with over 25 years at the management level has created robust company culture through building trust, acceptance and understanding with his team …

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    4 Keys to Successful Teamwork

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    Effective teamwork is the number one rule of an organization’s success. It has many benefits such as increased productivity, improved work quality, increased employee morale and etc.  Putting together a great team may seem like a simple task. Hire the best individuals and there you go! Unfortunately, it doesn’t work like that in the real …

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    How to Close a Business Deal Successfully

    A business deal is actually a transaction. Some transactions are very easy such as buying inventory with a fixed price but some transactions are very complicated. If you don’t do these transactions right, they may cost you a lot of money. Therefore, you should be careful about finding the middle ground. In order to do …

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