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As you search for work, you’re probably submitting your resume to job search services and apps, as well as reaching out directly to members of your network who can connect you with leads and point you in the right direction. These are necessary tools; however, make sure they aren’t the only ones you’re using. Keep… read the rest »

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Is your work-life balance gradually becoming a work-work balance, minus the balance? You may have started your employer-employee relationship expecting to draw clear boundaries, or maybe your employer promised a “culture of balance” or a respectful relationship the day you accepted the offer and signed on. But now that day is in the past, and… read the rest »

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There are some important career and life lessons we can learn in a classroom, and there are some we can learn by identifying role models and watching them as they work. There are also some critical moves we can learn by listening to lectures and podcasts and reading essays written by others about their own… read the rest »

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In order to succeed and climb the ladder in your chosen career field, you’ll need to know how to handle the specific and specialized tasks that your work entails. You’ll need to program in the right languages, exercise the right technical skills, design a program, manage a budget, hire staff, or negotiate vendor contracts. But… read the rest »

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You’ve accomplished a lot during the years of your life so far, and you know that you have more accomplishments ahead and you’ll be adding them to the list as time goes by. You know that you’re no slouch. But…what if you had a method or formula that help you accomplish just a little bit… read the rest »

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Long hours at work — like any other daily routine — can eventually become an ingrained habit. And since most humans are driven by routine, ingrained habits are notoriously hard to break. That’s why self-help gurus always counsel us to keep doing those daily sit-ups and powering through the early days, weeks and months of… read the rest »

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For most of us, our working years extend from our 20s to well into our 60s, and our work occupies more than half of our waking hours during the week. So, if you’re miserable at work … you’re miserable. And the opposite is equally true. A happy eight-hour stretch at work, multiplied by five days… read the rest »

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You’re employed, which is better than having no job at all, or so you’re told. But even though it pays the bills, your current job doesn’t quite offer the dream life you envisioned you’d be living at this stage of your career. You don’t feel “fulfilled,” and your grand paycheck isn’t big enough to make… read the rest »

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Strong candidates are adaptable. This is a simple generalization, but it applies to almost any role in any industry. Candidates who can stay on their feet and keep contributing even in the face of project swerves and schedule changes are more likely to thrive than those who fall apart, can’t recover or can’t refocus in… read the rest »

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Do you dream of being the world’s most awesome coworker? You might have your sights set on climbing the career ladder, earning promotions and becoming a leader or department director someday, but few people recognize that the path to greater advancement starts right here and now: by being the best peer and the most reliable… read the rest »