Posts Tagged 'workplace'

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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Think Twice Before Exaggerating on Your Resume

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There’s a lot of pressure to embellish your resume but lying about your qualifications could be disastrous. You may be confused about where to draw the line, especially if you’re new to the job market or returning after some time off. 

If so, you have plenty of company. About 46% of adults know someone who has included false information on a resume, according to a survey by the staffing firm OfficeTeam. 

It’s a disturbing situation because the risks and consequences of getting ...

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8 Easy Ways to Boost Your Career

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You can make great strides in your career without spending long days and nights at the office. Alternatively, advancing your career is the result of several small strategies. However, none of these tips are likely to make a significant difference alone. The results, are impactful when combined.

Boost your career and increase your paycheck with these strategies: 

  1. Be reliable. We’ve all worked with untrustworthy employees. For instance, he was the one person that you knew wouldn’t be able to keep his ...
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Deck the Halls of Your Career: How To Navigate the Professional Workplace During the Holidays

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The holiday season is upon us, and while visions of table gatherings at home excite our hearts, there’s no denying that the professional world is not immune to the festive spirit. In this blog post, we’ll unwrap the subtle impact of Christmas season in the professional realm. We will explore workplace holiday traditions and valuable career lessons from the holiday’s practices. Additionally, we’ll dive into strategies to overcome holiday work stress to create a positive work environment during this joyful ...

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Quick Tips for Successful Career Development

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 Your manager, boss, or supervisor isn’t responsible for your career. While these people can give you access to more opportunities or help you grow – it’s up to you to decide what you’ll do to ensure your success.  

If you’re keen to make more of an impact in your chosen career, starting with some planning is essential. Ask yourself regularly what you want to accomplish in your professional life and take steps to figure out how you’re going to reach those ...

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Don’t Make a Late-Life Career Change Until You Read This

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Changing careers can feel a bit intimidating at any age. That is especially true when considering making a significant transition late in life. Then again, recent trends suggest that your chances for success may be greater than you think. 

The American Institute for Economic Research survey found that more than 80% of respondents said they could launch a new career after age 45. Most could increase their income over time even when they had to take an initial pay cut. 

What does ...

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Building a Career with a New Passion

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It’s no secret that many people are unhappy with their jobs. A recent study by Gallup found that only 13% of workers worldwide are engaged in their work. Without a doubt, most people are not passionate about their jobs. 

So how can you find work you love? And once you identify it, how can you build a career around it? There’s no one-size-fits-all answer to these questions, but you can do a few things to increase your chances of ...

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Transform Your Career by Developing Emotional Intelligence

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As more studies show that emotional intelligence improves employee productivity and job performance, it becomes a more coveted skill in the office. 

Emotional intelligence is when you can understand the emotions of yourself and others and manage your feelings well. Undoubtedly, it shows a healthy balance between intelligence and self-awareness. 

Emotional intelligence is an important asset. Studies have shown that emotional intelligence training improves employee productivity. However, that may be because emotional intelligence reflects an ability to make better decisions, problem-solving skills, ...

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Avoid These 10 Big Career Mistakes

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Your mom told you it’s okay to make mistakes, but that’s not always true. Sometimes success depends more on making fewer mistakes rather than doing something spectacular. Mistakes can matter, and they can matter a lot. 

Did you know the 200th-best tennis player wins about 49% of his points? What percentage of points does the number one player in the world win? 53% The difference between barely scraping by and being the best in the world is making 4% fewer mistakes, ...

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5 Ways to Make a Good Impression on a New Boss

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You have landed the job of your dreams, but are you out of the woods? Well, not quite. You might have nailed the interview and impressed the hiring manager, but you still have to make a good impression on your new boss if you want a prosperous future with the company. 

Getting off on the right foot with a new boss can be tricky. You do not want your boss to see you as a pushover, but you also want to ...

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