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Why Your Goals Should Be S.M.A.R.T

Posted by Alex Pogue on May 1, 2019 1:03:00 PM
Setting goals can seem like an impossible task. Whether it's a professional or personal task, it's important to set a goal in order to have a clear direction of what you want to achieve. The best kind of goals are SMART goals. 

We break it down for you in the video below: 
SMART Goals (re-edit)

SMART Goals are 
  • Specific
  • Measurable 
  • Achievable 
  • Relevant
  • Time-Bound

Having SMART goals will help you in all aspects in your business. Whether it's a social media plan or an event campaign, setting these types of goals will benefit you. You can't know that you've reached your goal unless you've set a goal. 

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Red-flags Employers Look for When Hiring

Posted by Alex Pogue on Mar 6, 2019 12:50:00 PM

 When it comes down to interviewing, there is not one specific recipe for success. All companies are unique in their own way. You must fit the company culture and that can look different for everyone and every organization. 

Even without a formula for what employers like to see, there are definitely qualities that all employers will not hire a candidate for. It gets to be a little tricky when you're looking for tips for success and that's why we put together a list of 'red-flags' employers should be on the lookout for.

Whether you're looking for a job or trying to hire someone, knowing and identifying these red flags can be beneficial for everyone. Some of our tips may sound simple and self explanatory but you would be surprised by the precent of people who actually do them without even thinking about it. 

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