The Emails That Can Improve Your Life and Results

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Is that even possible? Emails that could improve our lives? Most people talk about email as the bane of their organizational existence! Plenty of studies talk about how much of our work lives are sucked up by email. Wouldn’t it be nice to have some email strategies to make email a more valuable part of… Read more »

The Seven Worst Communication Habits

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The quality of your communication is always important, and increased skillfulness offers many benefits. Yet in more difficult times, such as when the economy is in recession, the quality of your communication becomes even more important. Sometimes the cost of poor communication is immediate, and sometimes it takes a bit longer for the negative consequences… Read more »

Making LinkedIn Work for You

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Tips for Getting Noticed and Getting Connected With roughly one new member joining per second, LinkedIn has rapidly developed into a global professional networking superpower. But with so many people competing for attention on the site, it’s easy to get lost in the crowd. Here are a few quick tips to help you get noticed… Read more »

Seven Smart Networking Moves Guaranteed To Make You More Memorable

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It’s a fact: employers prefer to hire people they know over “mystery” candidates. That’s why networking accounts for how 64 percent of people find jobs, while only 11 percent find work through advertisements (New York Times survey, 2002). Conferences, trade shows, meetings, and small-group gatherings are excellent venues for being visible, getting connected, and becoming… Read more »

How to Be Smarter Every Day

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Pretty much everyone I’ve ever asked about this would say they would like to be smarter. And that goal of being smarter, stated or not, is common regardless how confident people are, their level of self-esteem, and even their actual or perceived level of “smartness.” It starts when we are very young — we want… Read more »

How to Find More Time In Your Work Day

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Surveys conducted throughout the United States have found that the average employee admits to wasting approximately two hours out of every eight-hour work day. This does not include lunch and other scheduled breaks. If you find that you don’t have enough time to get your work done, it may be because you’re wasting more time… Read more »

Don’t Be A Wallflower–How to Overcome Shyness at Work

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  There are some people who can walk into any room with an air of confidence and instantly become friends with everyone. Those people are called extroverts, and many of us introverts often envy them in the workplace. However, even extroverts suffer from shyness at one point or another. Whether you’ve been on the job… Read more »

The Dynamic Cover Letters Formula for Job-Search Success

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Note: You have a maximum of 20 seconds to wow the reader of your letter, so you better maximize its impact by making it dynamic! There is a formula that can be followed as a guide to writing your cover letters. However, it is critical that each cover letter be unique and specific to you… Read more »

Do This, Not That: How to Talk to Your Boss

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Learning to Co-Exist With Co-Workers

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Eight hours a day. Five days a week. Fifty weeks a year. You spend almost as much time with your co-workers as you do with your family.The moral of the story? Good relationships with co-workers are the single most important factor for job satisfaction. Without them, the hope of a great working environment becomes just… Read more »