Tips to Boost Your Career

Are You Ready to Make the Leap into Customer Service?

Jobatron January 11, 2023

When it comes to customer service, there’s no one-size-fits-all answer. It takes a special kind of person to have the necessary skills, attitude and temperament to make sure customers get the best possible experience. Whether you’re currently in a customer service job or considering a role in this field, here are some key traits that will help you succeed.

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A Simple Guide to Understanding Employer Background Checks

Jobatron December 5, 2022

If you've ever been through the job application process, chances are you've had to undergo a background check. But what exactly is an employer background check? What kind of information do they look for? How long does it take? This guide will answer all your questions and help you feel more confident when applying for jobs!

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Black Friday - To Work or Not to Work?

Jobatron November 9, 2022

It's that time of year again! The leaves have turned, the pumpkin spice lattes are flowing, and retailers are gearing up for the biggest shopping day of the year - Black Friday. For many people, working on Black Friday is an annual tradition. But for others, the thought of dealing with hordes of angry shoppers is enough to make them want to curl up in a ball and hide until Boxing Day. So, what's it really like working retail on Black Friday? Let's find out.

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Guide to Appropriate Halloween Costumes in the Workplace

Jobatron October 11, 2022

One subject that continues to stump even the savviest career expert is what, if any, role Halloween costumes should play in the workplace. Should you wear one at all? Is there a limit to how much skin should be shown? Do certain types of costumes come across as more offensive than others? To help clear things up, we've put together a quick guide to appropriate workplace Halloween costumes. Read on for everything you need to know!

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Can You Survive in a Negative Workplace?

Jobatron September 8, 2022

You are not alone if you're currently trying to swim in a sea of workplace negativity. A survey conducted by Gallop Poll concluded that about 70 percent of workers dislike their jobs because of negative factors. You can try some tactics if you believe that your environment is primarily hostile, and these are three of them:

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