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In 2019, successful managers and workplace experts are all in agreement on this point: company culture matters. A strong culture allows a company to attract talented applicants, retain them, and cultivate them into powerful assets. By contrast, a weak culture riddled with stress, disrespect, infighting, and toxic behavior usually means the company can barely hold… read the rest »

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If you’re entering the job market for the first time and you’re looking for steady work that can launch you into your long term career, data entry might be a great place to start! Many data jobs are entry-level roles, which means employers can provide training on the job and they’re happy to hire candidates… read the rest »

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When it’s time to start searching for the exit door at work, you may not recognize the symptoms right away. It may take years to slowly identify a link between your negative state of mind and your need for a change of venue. There may be nothing wrong with this long lag-time (in fact, it… read the rest »

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Running a small business of your own, especially in the early stages, may mean dealing with very small profit margins and very little room for budget flexibility. So you may be managing your books and handling your financial reports on your own to avoid wasting money. And in fact, you may be spending a large… read the rest »

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By the time they sit down with you, most hiring managers have interviewed dozens, if not hundreds of candidates during their careers. They’ve said yes to several candidates and no to many more. And they’ve learned to identify a few clear patterns and red flags that signal a candidate just isn’t ready for a professional… read the rest »

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When you read management blogs and expose yourself to leadership advice, you hear one fact over and over again: Being a “boss” (or a manager) and being a leader are not the same thing. They may both be required of the same person (you), and you may move back and forth between one and the… read the rest »

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You’re looking for work in IT, and you’re attracted to a few opportunities (or more than a few) with contract structures. They aren’t permanent employee roles and they may not be full-time, but you like what they have to offer. Your only hesitation: You aren’t sure if contracting is the right move for you. You’ve… read the rest »

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Inc. Magazine Unveils Its Annual List of America’s Fastest-Growing Private Companies—the Inc. 5000   Extension, Inc. Ranks No. 4,875 on the 2019 Inc. 5000 With Three-Year Revenue Growth of 56 Percent   NEW YORK, August 14, 2019 – Inc. magazine today revealed that Extension, Inc. is No. 4,875 on its annual Inc. 5000 list, the… read the rest »

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You’ve reviewed a host of resumes and narrowed down the list, and now you’re working your way through the interview process and winnowing out all but the best sales candidates. One of them is presenting you with a conundrum. She has a fine track record, an appropriate education, and an appropriate knowledge of the sales… read the rest »

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Working with a recruiter can put turbo boosters on your job search—and your career—but to get the most out of this relationship, you’ll want to keep a few things in mind. Since your recruiter doesn’t work for you and you aren’t the one paying her salary, recognize that the needs of her true employers (her… read the rest »