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What Millennial Techies Need to Know - Bernard Nickels & Associates

It’s that time of year again – many Millennials have just finished getting their degrees and are looking to enter the workforce. This is especially …

The Eternal Struggle: Happiness vs. Money

With the job market in constant fluctuation, there is not always the promise of having a steady job or income. What is even more rare, is having the …

Motivating Employees Is Not About Carrots or Sticks

Motivating employees seems like it should be easy. And it is — in theory. But while the concept of motivation may be straightforward, motivating employees in real-life situations is far more challenging. As leaders, we’re asked to understand what motivates each individual on our team and manage …

Employee Engagement

Pros and Cons of the Mint App

Manage Your Accounts and Budgets With the Mint App<p>Updated October 27, 2017<p>With over 10 million users, Mint.com is a very popular free online personal …

Are you an Owl or a Lark? The Answer Can Help You As a Recruiter

This great question was asked of me when I first started out in the work world. Twenty two years old and right out of college I was working my first …

sharpest

Why Do Employees Quit on Their Bosses? Because They Never Get Asked These Important Questions

According to Gallup research, these questions may be the key to stopping your best people from leaving.<p>For nearly five decades now, ever since Robert K. Greenleaf wrote his seminal essay "The Servant as Leader," leadership thinkers have attempted to replicate, rehash, and reinterpret the concepts …

Employee Engagement

Best apps to save money: 5 free or cheap grocery shopping tools for saving cash — and time!

Want to save money on groceries and save time, too, by not having to head to the store every time you need bread or lemons? If you're ready to hack …

Personal Finance

Conquering the Pre-Job Search - Bernard Nickels & Associates

Luckily for job seekers, especially in the IT and tech sectors, unemployment rates continue to be at their lowest rates in years. This means that …

The Power of Networks Jobs NYC

<b>The Power of Networks</b> : Research shows that success isn’t just a matter of hard work, talent, and success — it also depends on your …

Networking

Power of a First Impression - Bernard Nickels & Associates

Credit: http://www.insightwalk.com<p>No matter how many times we are told to get to know something or someone before we form an opinion, our first …

Employment

This New Data Will Make You Rethink How You Write Headlines

Here are 10 ways to write headlines that will melt your heart, give you goosebumps, or make you cry tears of joy.<p>Every day, people are working really hard to create quality content. But then they shoot themselves in the foot by slapping on some crappy headline onto that great content.<p>It's mind …

Infographics

10 easy ways to save $10 every single day: That's an extra $3,650 a year

Americans report daily spending of around $100 on average — and that's outside of car or home payments and basic household expenses, according to …

Personal Finance

Job Search Advice For College Grads - Bernard Nickels & Associates

Looking for a job after college produces a special kind of anxiety for many soon to be<br>grads. For some, graduation is an exciting new beginning and …

Employment

2 Stocks With Better Dividends Than ConocoPhillips

These dividend stalwarts back their larger income streams with robust coverage metrics, strong balance sheets, and clear growth</b> …

Why You Shouldn’t Stop Your Job Search During the Summer - Bernard Nickels & Associates

Conventional Wisdom holds job seekers should wait until the fall to begin their job<br>search. It is commonly assumed summer is a bad time to search for …

Employment

How to Influence the Influencers (Even If You're a Nobody)

One of the fastest ways to grow your business is to get someone with great credibility to present you to his or her audience. Here's how to do it.<p>If you're one of those folks who has tried to launch your brand using Twitter and Instagram, you might have discovered the ugly truth all those social …

Public Relations

7 secrets of entrepreneurs who turned side gigs into baller full-time jobs

Matthew Cummings' glass company went viral at an awkward time: while he was in the middle of managing a pop-up shop at a brewery event. "Etsy’s app …

Entrepreneurship

Is IT Consulting the Job for You? - Bernard Nickels & Associates

For some people, being a full-time, steady employee is what works for them. They enjoy the consistency and reliability of a full-time job in a …

Employment

Is This The Job For Me? - Bernard Nickels & Associates

• Do you know the specific job responsibilities and amount of work that will be required? Sure, the job description the hiring manager or recruiter …

Employment

Want to Build the Next Airbnb, Instagram, or Slack? This Online Startup School Will Show You How

Thousands of startups around the world finally have access to the world's most powerful startup accelerator.<p>Y Combinator is one of the most successful startup accelerators in the world. Every year they take two batches of 100 companies and offer them in-person instruction from Y Combinator partners …

Startups

Email Marketing and List Building

Updated April 23, 2018<p>With all the buzz around Twitter, Facebook, and Instagram — not to mention mobile marketing to smartphones — it’s tempting to …

Marketing

How To Keep Busy Between IT Jobs - Bernard Nickels & Associates

In the IT and other tech fields it is not uncommon for professionals to have gaps in their resumes between jobs. Moving from one job to the next is …

Employment

32% of Baby Boomers Have No Emergency Savings

As the economy turns around, Americans are saving more than they have in the last 7 years. Still, nearly a quarter of the population has no emergency …

Sell Yourself to Employers - Bernard Nickels & Associates

In the early 2000s it may have been easy to nail down any IT job by simply submitting your resume to potential employers. Maybe you even added a …

Employment

Career mistakes to avoid: Never use these 10 red flag phrases on a resume or cover letter

Describing yourself in a cover letter or resume as a "well-seasoned team player" who is an "exceptional communicator" and is "results driven" could …

Employment

Stock Market Basics: What Beginner Investors Should Know

If you’re not well-versed in the basics of the stock market, the words and numbers spewed from CNBC or the markets section of your favorite newspaper …

Stock Markets

Future-Proof Your IT Career

Regardless of industry, many companies have mapped out their goals for next 3, 5 and 10 years. Along with these goals they detail how they expect to …

futureproof

Gust Aims to Be a One-Stop Shop for Launching a Business

The New York company unveiled a new platform that lets entrepreneurs seamlessly incorporate their businesses and more for $99 per month.<p>David S. Rose, the serial entrepreneur and chairman emeritus of the New York Angels, an angel investment group, has funneled tens of millions of dollars into 120 …

Startups

Here are 100 PowerPoint shortcuts that'll make your life a lot easier

Well, get ready to be even fancier (and more productive) because we've curated 100 of the best PowerPoint keyboard shortcuts.<p><i>Courtesy of GoSkills.</i>

Avoiding Job Search Burnout - Bernard Nickels & Associates

Not only can interviewing for potential jobs be a lengthy process, but it is a tiring one, too. Even though we have come out of the recession and …