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As a new hire, you want to make a great first impression and then keep that going. In this situation, as with many others, your actions speak louder than your words. You’ll earn a reputation as a quality employee by what you do (and don’t do) to make a favorable impression on your manager, co-workers,… Read more »

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As a college graduate heading into the working world, you really need to have a certain set of skills that will have you ready to take on your first “real” job in the best way possible. Consider these skills essential no matter what field you’re in. Teamwork. While you likely know how to work effectively… Read more »

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If you want to prove yourself a great leader, you need inspired “followers.” As someone in a position of leadership in your company, you want to present yourself to your employees as someone they want to work for and put forth their best efforts. Great leaders know how to accomplish this and gain both the… Read more »

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In a world where we feel constantly connected, this sometimes leads to our work bleeding into our personal lives so we don’t know where one ends and the other begins. More and more it has meant that those of us who technically work Monday through Friday have started using the weekend to work, as well…. Read more »

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When in an interview, you want to prepare by going over the usual questions about experience, how you handled a difficult work situation, etc. But one that sometimes gives pause is, “Where do you see yourself in five years?” You want to give a good answer that comes out as truthful but not too truthful… Read more »

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It’s great when you move up in your job: You’ve moved up a rung on your personal career ladder, you’ve got a little more responsibility, a salary increase, and obviously the higher-ups feel you can do it. But what happens when that means you rank higher than your work colleagues? How do you manage relationships… Read more »

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Part of your job involves doing it, well, correctly. So what happens when you make an enormous mistake, one that makes you simultaneously want to scream in frustration and hide so nobody will ever find you? Rest assured that you will likely make a big mistake at least once in your work career. Now that… Read more »

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We all have bad days, but for some reason, a bad day of job hunting just makes you feel like a suddenly deflated balloon. That interview that you had such high hopes for? You ended up coming in late and somehow managed to say the complete wrong thing, plus that toothpaste on your shirt did… Read more »

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Want a successful 2017? Then you need to make sure you have a successful strategic plan set up for that success. Of course, you likely have objectives and goals you want to meet and ideas of how to get it all done, but specific strategy (after all, the word strategy did come from the military… Read more »

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As a manager, if you had to evaluate yourself, what could you improve or change? Where could you act more effectively with regard to your employees and your company overall? It helps if you examine your own skills every once in awhile; even the best managers want to see how they can do better. So now… Read more »