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How to Excel Early in your Customer Service Career

We are often asked for ideas about how to learn, grow and advance in a role.  Today’s blog is about learning more about the Customer Service field and becoming invaluable!   Here are some quick ideas to help you move forward in your career: Find a mentor who is willing to offer ideas and suggestions… Read More »

Complimentary Seminars for HR, Owners, and Management Staff (February and March 2019)

As a way to continue to offer“ rewarding and unique” services, Career Options now has 3 NEW complimentary, 1-1 ½ hour seminars in February and March 2019. (There is no obligation, just a chance to share ideas, learn new strategies, network, and enjoy a light continental breakfast). All seminars will be held at PAMCO Executive… Read More »

The Keys to Improving Your Administrative Skills

If you want to be successful in an administrative role, strong communication skills are essential. Without them, you won’t be able to write effectively or convey your point properly when speaking, both of which can harm your overall performance. Luckily, improving your administrative skills doesn’t have to be challenging. If you want to enhance your… Read More »

Retain Top Talent With These 3 Helpful Tips

Once you bring in a great new hire, keeping them for the long term is the goal. After all, by retaining your best and brightest, you can ensure the team is productive and the company thrives, increasing overall profitability. Plus, it allows you to avoid recruitment, onboarding, and training costs that usually come along with… Read More »

Become a More Well-Rounded Leader by Focusing on These 5 Traits

Company leaders are typically overtasked, regularly being pulled in multiple directions. Not only are they responsible for guiding their teams, they also have to keep up with their own workloads and manage their personal lives too. Balancing the challenges and complexities is often a difficult task. However, it is possible to become a more effective… Read More »

Answering the Question: Why Are You Leaving Your Current Position?

Most job seekers understand that honesty is the best policy when answering interview questions. However, when it comes to why you want to leave your current position, telling the whole truth may not be ideal if it causes you to speak negatively of your manager or employer. This means you have to answer this question… Read More »

Dressing for Success: How Your Work Attire Can Affect Your Performance

While it’s common knowledge that what you wear can impact how you are perceived as a professional, not everyone knows your work attire can also affect your performance. The effect of selecting certain kinds of clothing can be both psychological and physiological for the wearer as well as those who encounter them. If you want… Read More »

Ace That Interview by Improving Your Vocabulary

During an interview, your goal is to show the hiring manager you are an ideal candidate for the role. If you want to do so effectively, being able to express yourself in an articulate, precise, and professional matter is a must. However, once out of high school or college, most adults don’t continue to work… Read More »