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As the days get shorter and the sun sets earlier, it starts to feel like we’re spending more time in the dark. Daylight Savings Time ends soon (set your clocks back on Nov. 5) and it’s a good time to bring some light and warmth to our work space. Brighten things up with these 5… Read more »

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Over the years, as you’ve gained experience in work and in life, it’s common to pick up some bad habits. These aren’t huge and life-altering behaviors; just little details that could sabotage your next job change or promotion. All it takes to change them is a bit of awareness. Take a look at the suggestions… Read more »

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Want to build a solid network or improve your networking skills? Then, get a conversation going. Most people think networking means knowing people who can help them in their careers. They work a networking event like it’s an elevator pitch; introduce yourself to someone, tell them what you do, hand them a card, and listen… Read more »

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Last week, we shared 5 tips for improving your ability to talk about yourself and your accomplishments. If you’d like additional practice, use the following questions as prompts to get you started. They were developed by Peggy Klaus, author of “Brag! The art of tooting your own horn without blowing it”. What would you and… Read more »

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It’s Back to School time and we say so-long to lazy summer days with flexible schedules and impromptu BBQ’s.  Time to get kids and teachers back to a morning routine and a set schedule. While you’re helping family members get organized, why not establish your own routine by scheduling time for regular check-ins with your… Read more »

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Landing your next job or promotion is more than a matter of including all the right buzzwords on your resume. The buzzwords might help get your resume an initial look but there are certain skills that employers say will help you get the interview and, maybe, the job. They are strengths and attributes that go… Read more »

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It’s always a good idea to keep track of your accomplishments at work, whether you are in a job you love or are actively looking for a new one. Unless you have an air-tight memory, you’ll forget many of the great things you accomplished in your position. These can be results, both big and small;… Read more »