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Six Reasons to Turn Down a Job Offer

Sometimes a new job opportunity is a perfect match for your skill set and career goals. Other times, a new position might not be the right next step in your career. But how do you avoid making a career misstep? Here are six reasons why you might turn down that job offer.

Maximize the Success & Productivity of your Contractors [Infographic]

We often hear about issues our placed Contractor candidates face on their first days of a new assignment. While many, of course, are happy and made to feel part of the company, others feel like outsiders or an afterthought.

Contract Professionals! Is Two-Weeks' Notice Really Required?

Like full-time professionals, if you are a contractor leaving for a new position or you’re unhappy with your current role, it’s still important to give proper notice. If the company decides to let you go immediately, that’s their choice, but you have done the right thing and can leave with your head held high.

Five Steps to Handling a Mistake at Work (and Making It Work For You)

Just like in life, a failure at work does not need to be the end of the world or the end of your career. While it may be difficult in the moment, try to step back and view it as an opportunity.

Reputation Wreckers [Infographic]

Reputation Wreckers
Your first months at a new job are an ideal time to establish your personal brand. Individuals need to know their career goals and how a positive professional start helps achieve short and long-term career objectives. Here's what employers look at on social media, who gossips the most at work, how bosses feel about inter-office dating, what to wear, what to say and what NOT to say and how to act in order to move the up professional ladder.

Ready To Take a Business Risk? Answer These Five Questions to Find Out

No risk, no reward. You miss 100 percent of the shots you don’t take. Every strikeout gets you closer to a home run. The clichés abound, but you get the point. Sometimes you have to grab the bull by the horns and reach for the brass ring; sorry, I can’t stop myself. 

Eight Habits to Drive Your Emerging Career

As you begin your career, consider the professional you want to become. By adopting these eight strategies early on in your career, you can better position yourself for both short and long term success.

Starting your First Job? Avoid these 12 Reputation Wreckers

Your first months at your new job are an ideal time to think about your personal brand. What are your career goals and how will a positive, mature and professional start help get you there? One way to make a great impression is to avoid some common rookie mistakes:

The Recruiters’ Advice for New Year’s Resolutions 2014

According to published reports, the most popular New Year’s resolutions are losing weight, paying off debt, saving money and getting a better job. With the economic uncertainty that plagued the past few years, many people might not think that finding new employment should be a 2014 priority. However, no matter the market conditions, there are always companies looking to hire talented professionals, and those people who are prepared will be in the best position to take advantage of new career opportunities as they are uncovered. Here are some insider tips from top WinterWyman recruiters on finding the employment you want in the New Year:

Five Reasons Why Making Mistakes is a Good Thing for Your Emerging Career

Many employees new to the working world don’t realize adversity, challenges, mistakes or even failures can be good for their careers. It feels bad in the moment, but learning from missteps is one of the best ways to grow personally and professionally. While being cautious, careful and conservative can have its place, here are five reasons why blunders can boost your career.

Adversity makes you resilient

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