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11 Little Known Reasons Why Our Armed Forces are the BEST
Nov10

11 Little Known Reasons Why Our Armed Forces are the BEST

No matter how we feel about the political stuff, we all feel the same about our soldiers. They do crazy brave things for us, stay cool under enormous pressure, and we know that when it comes down it they’ll always be there to support this country. But while those may be the most important reasons to honor them this and every other day, we want to throw in a few more atypical points of proof that our soldiers — Army,...

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Mike’s Vlog: Professional Interview Tips
Sep24

Mike’s Vlog: Professional Interview Tips

Hey guys, it’s Mike again! I was sitting in my room the other day trying to draw a picture of a unicorn with my toes, when I got to thinking, “I wonder if anyone else is having trouble getting a job?” So I decided to put down the crayons and put on some pants to do this new vlog. It’s full of advice on how you can nail a job interview. Trust me, I’ve had like 300 of these, so I’m kind of an expert....

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11 Little things that make work miserable
Jun19

11 Little things that make work miserable

The office. You spend a third of your life there, and it can have a huge impact on other parts of your life as well. There are so many wonderful aspects of being gainfully employed (paychecks, friendly co-workers, paid vacations, breaks from your screaming child, etc.). But too often you arrive at work, full of hope and optimism, only to leave nine hours later completely drained and defeated. And you never really know why, because...

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4 Ways to Fail LinkedIn
Jun16

4 Ways to Fail LinkedIn

LinkedIn was designed as a networking site for business purposes, and it’s great for that. Unfortunately, some people go off the handle and totally miss the mark on what it’s meant to do. Here are four ways we’ve seen “professionals” turn their LinkedIn account into a giant mistake.   1) You only connect with people because they’re good looking. It’s not a dating site, or even a social...

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4 Awesomely Bad Resumes
May12

4 Awesomely Bad Resumes

People are complicated. Like, way too complicated to be summed up in one page. A resume is supposed to showcase your achievements, but it often ends up being a string of cliches, bullet points and jazzy work words. It’s the only place on earth where “Babysitter” gets turned into “Residential Child Manager,” and anything involving a lawn mower becomes “Professional Landscaping.” Despite all the...

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Take Your Can to Work Day
Apr17

Take Your Can to Work Day

Everyone’s heard of Take Your Child to Work Day. Been there, done that.* Between April 9-16, Mazumans participated in Take Your Can to Work Day. As in a literal can, as in cans of food. (And boxes and bags of food, too – we’re not picky.) Here’s a smattering of the 525 cans Mazumans brought in (with a few Mazumans to boot): Take Your Can to Work Day is a benefit for Harvesters, Kansas City’s esteemed and beloved food bank which...

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