Author Archives: EDI Staff

How to Deal With Losing Your Job

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Losing your job can be confusing, discouraging, or even frightening. Whether you’re fired or laid off, being out of work can take a toll on you in a lot of ways. Not only do you take a hit to your self-esteem, but you also have to deal with the uncertainty…

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Dos and Don’ts of “Out of Office” Reply Emails

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When you’re going to be out of office for a certain period of time, it’s considered polite to leave an “out of office” auto-respond message to let people know. But what are the rules surrounding this message? What information should you include, and what should you leave out?   To…

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Preparing for a Video Job Interview

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Job interviews can be unsettling enough in person, but if your potential employer has requested a video interview, that introduces a whole new set of concerns.   How can you adequately prepare for a video interview? Here are our best tips.   Test your tech. A video interview is totally…

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How to Impress During a Second or Third Interview

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If you’ve made it past the first round of interviews, we’ve got some good news and some bad news for you. The good news: you were impressive enough to get called back. The bad news: there’s still more to do, and now, the expectations are set higher.   Whether the…

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How to Determine a Salary Range for a New Position

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If you’re creating a new position for your company, it can be difficult to know what the salary range should be for that new hire. It’s hard to know what this new position is really worth to you when you’ve never had it before.   There are some best practices…

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Why It’s Important to Attend Business Networking Events

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The small talk, the influx of business cards, the hors d’oeuvres—a networking event isn’t everyone’s cup of tea. In fact, some people flat out dread them.   We get it—you’ve already had a long day at work, and you’re still expected to go talk about work, after hours, with a…

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Is AI Coming for Your Job?

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Artificial Intelligence (AI) refers to the use of computer systems and software to complete tasks that used to require a human to perform.    AI is becoming more sophisticated every day. Not only that, but it’s also becoming more widely used. And because of that, many experts say that it’s…

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5 Things You should Stop Asking Your Employees to Do

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A company should function like a well-oiled machine, with all the moving parts working together to accomplish something bigger than themselves.    From this perspective, it’s reasonable to expect a lot from the people that work at your company. They should be willing and able to do their jobs to…

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Plan for Retirement Early. Here’s Why (and How).

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Most people can expect to live for about 18 years after retirement. That’s 18 years of minimal income, but it’s also probably time that you want to spend enjoying yourself (traveling, spending time with family, pursuing a hobby, etc.).   No matter what your dream retirement looks like, it’s important…

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6 Reasons to Offer Your Employees More Vacation Time

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How can taking time off be good for business?   It seems counterintuitive, but it is becoming increasingly clear that offering more vacation time to your employees will actually help them be more productive. More than that, it might even help your business as a whole.   Here are some…

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