Avoid These 6 Crummy Work Habits

Bad habits are hard to change, but make sure to carve out time regularly to reflect on your behavior — not just your work — at the office. Your reputation and employment may be at stake. Being Tardy to the Party Just because others are a few minutes late to the meeting, doesn’t mean you…

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Embrace These 3 Before Quitting the Job You Hate

Look, we have all been there at some point.  We know the feeling of waking up every day with the knowledge that half of your waking hours will be spent in a place you hate.  Maybe it’s the work or perhaps it’s the people. Whatever the reason, you hate it all the same and it’s…

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4 Hidden Benefits of Being Inexperienced

Perhaps one of the most frustrating plights of job seekers is the paradox of needing to have experience to be considered qualified to get experience. Finding the right role is hard enough without the added complication of having to search out a company willing to take a chance on developing an inexperienced employee. However, being…

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5 Words That Will Supercharge Your Resume

Writing a good resume is part art and part science. It takes creativity and attention to detail to craft a truly eye-catching CV, and there are no shortages of acceptable formats or structures. Different industries have their own unique standards for resumes and there is truly no one “right” font, format, or style. However, there…

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3 Things to Avoid When Your Hobby Becomes Your Job

It seems ideal: you finally find a way to get paid for doing something that you truly love! It seems like a dream, being able to make a living performing a function that you are passionate about and have spent countless hours perfecting as a hobby. However, even those among us who manage to land…

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Beef Up Your Networking Skills

Cultivating your network is one of the most effective ways to get your foot in the door when other methods seem to get you nowhere. Online and Off The key to a successful job search is diversification, which means pursuing multiple avenues in order to land interviews. When you set out to build your network,…

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5 Keys to Earning a Higher Salary

Wanting a raise is something of a universal human condition. In fact, you’d be incredibly hard pressed to find a single employee out there who wouldn’t gladly accept a higher salary, if offered. This means that you’re hardly the only one who’s asking themselves how they can gain entry into the next tax bracket. So…

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Your Guide to Scoring Employer-Paid Training

If you’re reading this article you are likely already knowledgeable about the importance of continuous learning and skills development. You know that learning new skills and technologies is critical to the success of a career and the sustainability of a business. Awareness of this fact is a great start, but you may have found that…

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Making the Most of Multitasking with Technology

The rapid advancement of technology throughout the last few decades has led to huge leaps forward in our ability to collaborate, produce, and multitask in the workplace. However, with the influx of new technologies, we are now capable of multitasking even to our own detriment. When your focus is pulled in a hundred different directions…

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Four Habits Successful People Don’t Have

There is no “secret formula” to becoming a success, but it would be a whole lot easier if there were! What it comes down to in most cases is talent, determination, perseverance, dumb luck, or (most often) some combination thereof. While there may not be a surefire step-by-step road to success, there are certainly some…

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