Why Some People Almost Always Succeed At Work

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Some people always seem to get faster promotions, make more money and generally stand out on the job, in any economy. Why is that? While there’s no one thing that will guarantee career success for everyone, there are three things you can start doing today to make yourself more valuable — to any employer, in… Read more »

Telling Tales: Using Storytelling to Land the Job You Want

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Balancing Workplace, Home, and Holiday Stress

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Unrealistic expectations and extra responsibilities can make the holidays anything but merry. If the holidays are supposed to be a time of cheer, family togetherness, and festive parties, why are so many people showing symptoms of stress–anxiety, short temper, depression, and distraction? For many people, the holidays magnify loneliness, family troubles, financial problems and depressing… Read more »

Beat the Fears That Are Holding You Back

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“Every time we choose safety, we reinforce fear.” – Cheri Huber Fear of something bad happening in the future is one of the things that make us human. Animals might fear an immediate danger that is happening right now, but only we fear something that might happen, that isn’t happening now, that isn’t even showing its… Read more »

To Accelerate Your Career Growth, Ask for THIS

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Looking for ways to climb the career ladder faster? If so, there is something specific you should ask for. Believe it or not, it’s not more responsibilities, a stretch assignment or a big office. One of the best (and untapped) tools to fast-track your career growth is asking for feedback. Whether you’re an entry-level professional… 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 »

Don’t Get Stumped by Off-the-Wall Job Interview Questions

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Picture yourself in this scene: You’re in a job interview. Everything is going better than you imagined it could. You look professional and fabulous. You are totally prepared. You are on a roll. You’re nailing every interview question. You feel wonderful rapport with your interviewer. Suddenly, out of the blue she asks you: “Imagine you… 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 »

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 »

Master the Modern Social Job Search

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Today’s modern job search has evolved into a social media-driven process. Where Do Employers Find Talent? Online! The Muse says 92% of employers use social media to recruit job seekers. Betterteam reports 70% of hiring managers leverage social platforms to screen candidates. Translation? If you want to land your dream job, go social. Here’s how to do… Read more »