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Dress for Success: Work Attire Do’s and Don’ts.

2019 is shaping up to be the year of the individual, and the way people choose to dress is one way they can choose to express their identity. Gone are the days when everyone wears the same suit, tie, and slacks. From exercise attire to comfy, cozy loungewear and sporty beach wear, our clothing and [...]

Top 5 Ways to Boost Productivity at Work

Everyone has good days and bad days at work, and the difference often comes down to how you approach the day.  Do you have the right attitude? Have you prioritized your tasks? Are you giving each task your undivided attention? Do you limit interruptions? Do you limit distractions? How you answer these questions directly impacts [...]

Top 6 Secrets to a Good Night’s Sleep

We all know that Sleep is critical for our overall wellbeing – and we suffer if we lie awake praying for sleep. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention reports that roughly one-third of American adults don’t get enough sleep on a routine basis. Over time, slumbering fewer than the recommended seven hours a night [...]

New Year, New You: Keys to a Successful 2019

We all know that New Year’s Resolutions never really tend to ‘stick.’ They serve more as a reminder of how we can improve ourselves in the coming year.  Instead of making a list of silly goals you know you will never achieve, take a different approach. Use the energy of the New Year to reflect [...]

2018-12-31T13:14:13-04:00January 3rd, 2019|Categories: Career Essentials, How To Guides, Job Search, Personal Growth, Resume|

Putting the Happy in “Happy Holidays”

If you judged the holiday season by its merry cards, festive décor, and joyful tunes, you’d declare this to be an effortlessly happy time of year. Of course, we all know the truth: while its intentions of good cheer and thankfulness are positive, the holidays can leave us feeling like a stressed-out Scrooge. Masiello Employment [...]

‘Tis the Season to Volunteer

The holiday season is fast approaching, encouraging each one of us to be extra thankful for our blessings, and to celebrate the people in our lives with festive parties and thoughtful gifts. For those in need, the holiday season can be an entirely different, much less positive experience. But it doesn’t have to be. By [...]

How to Successfully Navigate a Career Change

Ask any child “What do you want to be when you grow up?” and you’re likely to receive a lengthy, list-like answer that includes everything from Doctor to Professional Cupcake Eater. It turns out, kids are onto something. Factoring in promotions and transfers, the average person makes 10 to 15 career changes during their working [...]

2018-10-18T09:25:42-04:00October 18th, 2018|Categories: Career Essentials, How To Guides, Networking, Personal Growth|

Interview 101: 7 Common Interview Mistakes (and How to Recover Gracefully from Each)

The bad news: No matter how much you prepare for an interview, it’s unrealistic to expect a flawless, flub-free performance. After all, you’re not a robot, and anxiety or pressure can get the best of anyone. The good news: You can recover from most any interview gaffe. We at Masiello Employment have helped many people [...]

2018-09-10T15:32:44-04:00September 13th, 2018|Categories: Career Essentials, How To Guides, Interviewing|Tags: , , , , |

Interview 101: Top 8 Questions to Ask Your Interviewer

Some people consider sitting for an interview like sitting on the witness stand in court, tasked only with answering a series of questions. But the truth is that an interview should be more of a conversation, a two-way exchange with you answering some questions and asking others. We at Masiello Employment have assisted many people [...]

2018-09-17T14:29:36-04:00September 6th, 2018|Categories: Career Essentials, How To Guides, HR Essentials, Interviewing, Job Search|

Interview 101: How to Answer the Top 3 Toughest Questions

An interview can be a daunting endeavor. But it doesn’t have to be—especially if you’re well prepared. We at Masiello Employment have assisted many people in prepping for successful interviews, including advice on the best responses to those “difficult” interview questions. Below you will find some suggestions on how to tackle some of the most [...]

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