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Avoid These 3 Hidden Pitfalls in Your Strengths

A strength is a strength, right? Well, taken to extremes, the strengths you’re proud of and have honed for years can actually become detrimental to you and the people around you. Certain aspects, when taken too far, can be a more harmful weakness to you than you might realize. These three strengths are most often […]

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Find Your Perfect Work-Life Balance

Striking a balance. That’s never easy, no matter what you’re doing. As humans, we tend to swing the pendulum from one extreme to the other. Though it can be difficult, it is possible to strike that perfect balance between work and personal life. Here are five tips to find that balancing point for your work-life. […]

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Answering the Quitting Question

There could be many different reasons for why you left your last job, or employed, but currently looking for a new opportunity. In an interview, you need to be able to articulate those reasons well without digging yourself into a hole. All About Perspective Whether you were fired, laid off or chose to quit your […]

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Grow in These 7 Areas to Become a Quality Leader

Are you in a leadership position in your company right now? Or do you aspire to be in that position someday? No matter where you are, these qualities can be worked on right now. If you want to be a good leader, they’re essential to your success. Communication How are your communication skills? Could your […]

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Avoid These Four Business Email Errors

Email has been around for a while now, and one would think, the errors would have gotten sorted out. Unfortunately, that simply isn’t true. There is still a need to understand what is and isn’t appropriate to include in an email, especially in the business world. Here are some things that you definitely should not […]

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5 Ways to Make Your Boss Glad They Hired You

Your boss has a lot going on, whether it’s managing people or responding to those who are in charge higher up. With all that going on, there are things they want you to be doing that they might not express. Here are five actions that will make your boss glad that they hired you. Volunteer […]

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Deal With It, Handling Conflict at Work

Unless you’ve got your head stuck in the sand, you know that conflicts happen at work. Maybe you’re embroiled in one now and that resolution isn’t always easy. However, just because something isn’t easy doesn’t mean it isn’t worthwhile. See conflict as an opportunity to grow as a person, develop better communication and foster an […]

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How to Use Effective Humor at Your Workplace

Humor at your workplace? Bite your tongue! But really, humor has great benefits, if done well. People who laugh together create a bond. When you’re enjoying some humor at the office, you’ll generally be more productive and enjoy being at work. However, if humor is done the wrong way or taken too far, you can […]

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4 Simple Ways to Express Your Strengths

One of the single most dreaded questions during an interview is: “What are your greatest strengths and weaknesses?” The weaknesses part is a discussion all by itself, so today we’re going to look at your strengths. Be specific “I’m a hard worker” is not specific. That’s a very general answer that everyone would claim. Instead, […]

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How to Deal with a Controlling Boss

Have you ever had a boss who is always peeking over your shoulder, constantly needing to be involved in your work, or sending you a detailed-to-the-max list? If so, you know how it feels to be micromanaged. As much as you would wish the situation would just go away, you may have to learn how to […]

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