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Do’s & Don’ts: Crafting an Interview Thank You Letter

There is strong value in writing a thank you message to those that have taken their time to meet with you. Depending on the position you interviewed for the style and context can greatly vary. Start your letter by thanking the person for taking their time to meet with you. Also, show your excitement about […]

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Add Flexibility to Your Life in 2017

Add Flexibility to Your Life in 2017

We’ve all heard the phrase “New Year, New Me”, and at some point have made a resolution or set goals. A common theme in setting a resolution or a goal is to ultimately benefit us in some way. I suggest adding flexibility to your life, and here are some areas that you can do that.

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3 Things You Must Address While Writing a Professional Recommendation

3 Things You Must Address While Writing a Professional Recommendation

It is a rare occasion that we truly show appreciation or say something genuinely nice about our employees/coworkers. Throughout my years in the corporate world I have found that this is an unfortunate condition of our fast-paced, competitive work environments. Traditional “thank you’s” and email shout-outs are nice-to-haves, but if you want to really compliment […]

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New Years Resolutions for Meetings at Work

New Year’s Resolutions for Meetings at Work

It’s a new year! Congratulations everyone, we’ve made it to 2017. The “thing to do” this time of year is to come up with a New Year’s Resolution or a few of them. I thought I would come up with one this year for work. Meetings seem to be a topic that most people have […]

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The Difference Between a Mission & Vision Statement

An organization describes its objective and goals through a mission and vision statement. At The DAVIS Companies we recently created a focus group program. There are five focus groups each meeting to improve a certain area of our business. This is a voluntary program and involves all of our offices across all different departments. What […]

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Get a New Job without Leaving Your Company

Get a New Job without Leaving Your Company

When looking for a new job, sometimes you do not need to look very far. We all get content, complacent, and even reach the point of boredom, discontent, or down right misery sometimes with our work. Switching up your job can reinvigorate you, renew your sense of purpose, and make work fun again. If your […]

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