Stop Expecting This at Work

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  Most professionals have certain expectations regarding their work. Being fairly compensated for their efforts is one example of a common expectation, and that one doesn’t tend to be damaging. However, some employees fall into the trappings of one common misconception, and that can lead to decreasing job satisfaction and even unnecessary job hoping or career… Read more »

Disagree With Your Year-End Evaluation? Here’s How to Handle It

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  As the year draws to a close, employees around the country are sitting down for one of their hardest meetings of the year: their year-end evaluation. While many will likely receive compliments on their performance, constructive criticism usually comes along too. When the negative feedback is valid and insightful, it can actually be beneficially,… Read more »

The Best Gift You Can Give Yourself (and Your Career)

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  Self confidence is often touted as the key to success and, in many ways, it is. But those who extoll its virtues, especially individuals who seem to possess it naturally, can’t always articulate what to do if you are lacking in the self confidence department. Luckily, self confidence is a gift you can give… Read more »

It’s Not You, It’s Bad Company Culture!

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  Sometimes, the hardest part of a person’s job has nothing to do with the tasks they need to complete. Instead, the environment itself creates the biggest challenges. When the things that are making it harder to remain productive include workplace politics, poor communication, constant turnover, or interpersonal issues among team members, you might not… Read more »

Ready to Climb the Corporate Ladder? Start Here!

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  After you’ve spent some time advancing your career and working as an individual contributor, it’s only natural to aspire to reach management levels. Climbing up the corporate ladder and joining the leadership ranks is exciting, but figuring out how to make the transition can be challenging. Often, the idea of broaching the topic with… Read more »

Demotivated at Work? Read This!

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  Practically every professional experiences days where they aren’t exactly enthusiastic to head to work. In most cases, the feeling is usually short-term and comes to an end after a challenging situation remedies itself. However, if you are experiencing prolonged periods of feeling unmotivated, then the issue could be more severe. If you are demotivated… Read more »

You Graduated – Now It’s Time to Get to Work!

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  After long nights of studying, countless research papers, and more tests than you likely care to remember, you did it; you graduated! Receiving your degree is a major accomplishment and one that certainly should be celebrated. But, it also singles a significant transition in your life as you begin to take your first big… Read more »

The Flawless Sales Cover Letter You Need to Use

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  Your sales cover letter is an essential part of your application, serving a vital role when it comes to making a positive first impression. When you craft your cover letter, you want to make sure it discusses the right information in the best possible way. To help you create a flawless sales cover letter,… Read more »

Make Real Money With Your Skilled Trades Job!

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  When people imagine what a high-paying job looks like, they often assume it involves spending hours behind a desk in a traditional office building. But, that isn’t an accurate reflection of reality. In fact, there are numerous skilled trades jobs that can provide you with a reliable and robust paycheck, allowing you to take… Read more »

Yes, You Can Negotiate Your Temp Job Salary

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  Some job seekers figure their options are limited when it comes to the salary associated with a temp job, thinking they don’t have the ability to negotiate their temp job salary. But, that simply isn’t the case. While some companies may have a particular pay rate in mind, others are open to paying a… Read more »