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The Secret to Networking When You Get a New Job

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It’s tempting to kick back when you land a new job. After all, you’ve probably been consumed with chasing down leads and going on interviews. Now, you want to catch up on fun stuff like hanging out with friends and watching Netflix. 

However, you could be missing a great opportunity if you take a break now. A job transition is an ideal time to strengthen your network. 

You’ll enjoy your rest and relaxation even more if you take care of business first. ...

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How To Avoid Getting Stuck in a Mid-Career Rut

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After you’ve been working for 20 years or more, it’s natural to assume that you know how to manage your career. However, a study by Harvard Business Review found that mid-career professionals that feel stuck need help to avoid being undervalued and overworked. 

The researchers found that professionals between the ages of 40 and 48 were the group most likely to make work decisions that led to less-than-successful outcomes. 

This was partly due to the pressures of keeping up with ...

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How to Help Others Achieve Career Success

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One of the most rewarding experiences for many people is helping someone else achieve success. You can do this in many ways. Among the best is finding a way to help someone with their career. A fulfilling career can produce a lifetime of joy; you can help others experience that joy with some effort.  

When you help others achieve career success, you give them a priceless gift. There are many ways for you to help others advance their career in a ...

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A Beginner’s Guide to Conducting an Effective Training Session

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Maybe you’re nervous because your boss expects you to pull together a workplace training event, and this is your first time having to do something like this. Relax and use this step-by-step guide to prepare and lead a rewarding training session that will make participants want to come back for more. 

Preparing for Your Training Session 

  1. Clarify your purpose. Ensure your plans match up with company objectives. Be specific about what you want to achieve. 
     
  1. Strengthen your communications. Skillful marketing creates ...
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9 Things To Do Before Quitting Your Job

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It’s time to move on to greener pastures! It can be exciting to leave one job for another. 

However, you can’t just turn out the lights and wave goodbye on your way out to the parking lot. There are several actions that need to be taken to ensure a smooth transition for you and your replacement. It’s professional and intelligent to leave your company in a positive way. 

Take these necessary steps to leave your company properly: 

  1. Have another job lined up. ...
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I Find New Ways to Keep The Excitement in My Work

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There is dignity in doing work well. I take pride in any professional endeavor that I undertake, even when it feels tedious. I always find ways to enjoy the tedious side of tasks. 

My work environment is decorated in a way that keeps me happy. I like to have pictures of my loved ones around me. They are my inspiration to keep going. 

When I am reminded of who I am working to support, I proceed with energy and determination. I reward ...

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11 Tips If You’re Working in a Declining Industry

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What happens when your job performance is outstanding, but your field is on life support? If you’re a print journalist or a telephone operator you may feel uncertain about your future. Working in a declining industry can make it difficult to earn a living and limit your opportunities. 

While different kinds of businesses have come and gone throughout history, the pace is picking up. A recent study by the employment website CareerBuilder found that 121 occupations in ...

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A 10 Minute Guide to Brushing Up Your Management Skills

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Maybe you dream about moving up into a management position. However, you’ll soon find that many employers are seeking all the traditional hard skills along with more intangible qualities. The good news is that most of these capabilities are things you can learn with practice. 

Take a look at what qualifications you need to advance to the C-suite and how to develop those skills. 

Hard Skills for Management Positions 

  1. Understand finance. You’ll need to be able to use accounting information to guide ...
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13 Tips to Make Your Next Networking Event a Success

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You know that networking is vital for your career, but you may still be hesitant to attend networking events. Maybe you’ve had your share of expensive conferences that seemed like a waste of time. Maybe you’re wondering if LinkedIn and other social media are enough on their own. 

The truth is that face to face communications still carry more weight than emails and texts. Plus, events can be an efficient way to meet a large number of potential contacts in a short time. 

Come home ...

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How To Master Your Job Search with These 3 Essential Strategies

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When looking for a job these days, installing the newest recruitment app or learning the most popular programming language may be the first thing that comes to mind. While these tactics are valuable, it also pays to remember simple steps that can be overshadowed by the latest job trends. 

Increase your chances of landing your dream job. Apply these 3 basic strategies to your employment hunt. 

Enhance Your Communications: 

The internet has made it easier to apply for jobs and gather relevant information. ...

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