Advice from the Employment Experts

At Acloché, we have a passion for people. And as the foremost experts on the growth of the individual, we understand how important it is to have a healthy relationship with your work. On our blog, we give advice for all things work related—from your relationship to your employees to resume building!

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Landing your dream position has nothing to do with luck (with apologies to St. Patrick!). It‘s about your work experience, personality, professionalism, and most importantly, your interviewing skills. However, interviewing is just like any other skill: practice makes perfect. Here are some simple tips for you to practice to give yourself a leg up on…

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Here’s a not-so-groundbreaking piece of advice: be nice to people. Especially when those people are working tirelessly to make sure your company is successful. Employee appreciation doesn’t (and shouldn’t) need to be a pre-planned, time sensitive, meander from a typical work day. It should be an organic extension of an offices’ culture, something that is…

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As the calendar turns yet another year, we all grow a little older, a little wiser, and a little more unsure on how to properly utilize our LinkedIn accounts.  Seemingly everyone knows that simply having a profile is important, but what good is that squeaky-clean headshot and sparkling resume if you never take the time…

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A hiring manager typically spends 6-10 seconds on their first review of a resume. If they don’t see the keywords they’re looking for in that first glance, your resume probably won’t receive any further consideration. So what keywords are managers looking for? Of course they are looking for your experience with the particular position and…

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“A time for everything: A time to relax and a time to be busy, a time to frolic and a time to labor, a time to receive and a time to give, a time to begin and a time to finish.” – Jonathan Lockwood Huie   Finding a balance between work and personal life can…

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Below are links to all of the interview etiquette blogs we have posted throughout 2014. Reference these tips to help your 2015 interview experiences go smoothly!   Interview Etiquette: The Follow-Up Process Interview Etiquette: How to Answer Questions Professionally Interview Etiquette: What Questions Should YOU Be Asking? Interview Etiquette: How to Score an Interview in…

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The holiday season can be a chaotic time for everyone. This disorder can cause problems within the workplace, but a few simple tips can help you to maintain a calm and conducive work environment during the holiday season: Be conscious that not all employees celebrate the same holiday. December is chock-full of holidays, including Hanukkah,…

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With the upcoming holidays, you may be taking advantage of some time away from the office. However, for a majority of professionals it is hard to completely unplug from the work world, even when they’re on PTO.  Employees are constantly connected, and with today’s technology at your fingertips, the temptation to check e-mails when out…

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Cold and flu season is fast approaching!  National Handwashing Awareness Week, December 1st through December 7th, is a perfect time to learn how to prevent the spread of illnesses through proper handwashing. Use the tips below to keep yourself and others healthy this flu season: Wash your hands when they become dirty, whether it’s after…

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Putting your best foot forward throughout the entire job search process is important, but it’s especially crucial during the interview process.  Use the tips below to make the best possible impression during your next job search. Take advantage of every opportunity you have to interview. Not only will you be in the running for more…