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4 Key Characteristics of a Temporary Real Estate Associate

Posted On: January, 7, 2014 | Categories: Job Tips | Tips for the Workplace

It's no surprise that a temporary real estate position can easily turn into a full time job if you play your cards right. Whether you are covering a leasing consultant position or you are helping to organize special events for the holidays, many real estate offices rely on temporary help from a real estate staffing franchise to get them through busy times. If you display an infectious personality and an exceptional skill-set, however, the employer may ask to keep you for longer than expected....


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Treat Each Assignment Like an Interview

Posted On: November, 14, 2013 | Categories: Job Tips | Tips for the Workplace | Customer Service

Temporary assignments can, and often do, lead to a full time position...so how do YOU snag that job? Treat each and every assignment like a job interview and you are more than halfway there!...


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How To Leave the Right Voice Mail When NOT to ANSWER Your Phone

Posted On: October, 18, 2013 | Categories: Job Tips | Tips for the Workplace

Many successful people who receive and make a lot of phone calls, set aside a certain time each day to take care of this task. This is a very wise strategy. When you purposely schedule time to pick up voice messages and to return your calls, you can get your mind in the right attitude and warm up your voice so you are the pleasant, professional person your callers expect and deserve. If this is an appointment you make with yourself every day; it allows you to let your callers know when they can expect to hear back from you. That could increase the likelihood that they will be available when you call. This habit is really using your common sense, something that isn't commonly used enough when it comes to utilizing voice mail....


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How To Leave the Right Voice Mail Don't State the Obvious!

Posted On: August, 19, 2013 | Categories: Tips for the Workplace

When it comes to voice mail, people are so used to doing what they have always done that they haven't taken the time to think about how what they say might affect their callers....


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The Core Values of Workplace Professionalism

Posted On: August, 19, 2013 | Categories: Job Tips | Tips for the Workplace | Dressing Professionally | Customer Service

To begin, let's review what professionalism in the workplace consists of. Workplace professionalism is based on several factors including how you dress, carry yourself, the attitude you have and how you interact with others. The definition of professionalism focuses on the competence or skill that's expected of a professional. Being a professional in the workplace means much more than simply wearing nice attire or possessing a college degree or impressive title. Rather, a true professional possesses several important characteristics one can apply to any type of business....


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When and How to Ask for a Promotion

Posted On: July, 5, 2013 | Categories: Job Tips | Tips for the Workplace

While asking for a promotion can be very stressful and intimidating, it can be one of the most important things you could ever do for your career. If you wish to 'climb the ladder'? so to speak in your career, asking for a promotion is something you're most likely going to have to do. Here are a few tips to help you take that big step so that you're ready for the most important conversation you'll ever start with your supervisor....


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How to Become a Leader in the Workplace

Posted On: May, 28, 2013 | Categories: Job Tips | Tips for the Workplace | Customer Service

There are many benefits associated with stepping up at work and being recognized as a leader. Here is a step-by-step guide that can help take you from where you currently are at work to where you want to be....


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How to Find and Buy a Professional Wardrobe on a Budget

Posted On: May, 20, 2013 | Categories: Tips for the Workplace | Dressing Professionally

In this post we continue on from our previous article, Building a Top-Notch Professional Wardrobe - One Piece at a Time, where we talked about do's and dont's for selecting your business attire. It is possible to build a great looking, classic and polished professional wardrobe on a budget; the key is in making smart purchases....


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Building a Top-Notch Professional Wardrobe - One Piece at a Time

Posted On: May, 8, 2013 | Categories: Tips for the Workplace | Dressing Professionally

In the staffing and recruitment business, I am often asked the following questions: 'What IS the new standard in professional dress?'? 'What do I wear to an interview to be taken seriously?'? 'What, exactly, IS Friday casual attire?'? 'If I am limited on what I can spend on new clothes, how can I look MODERN and PROFESSIONAL?'? All good questions and all in need of some serious answers....


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Making the Most of Your Temporary Position

Posted On: April, 25, 2013 | Categories: Job Tips | Tips for the Workplace | Customer Service

It wasn't so long ago that 'temps'? were thought of as office and retail workers employed during the busy holiday season. However, with the freelance market opening up, more and more businesses are realizing that they can meet many of their goals with temporary workers. This is a growing trend that may stick around for a while, regardless of what this topsyturvy economy does in the future....


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