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Overworked and Underappreciated at Work? Here’s Your Survival Guide

By | 1 Comment | July 1, 2014

If you feel overworked and underappreciated at your job, it’s time to do something about it. Here are a few tips — including when it’s right to quit. Read »

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A Wacky Way to Remember Someone’s Name the First Time You Meet

By | 5 Comments | June 26, 2014

Is remembering people’s names a constant struggle? If you want to get ahead at work, you’re going to have to do it — and this simple trick might be the ticket. Read »

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How to Write a Resume: A Totally New Approach That Will Get You Hired

By | 5 Comments | June 17, 2014

The idea of a dream job can be overwhelming. Where do you even start? Follow these tips to figure out where you’d be happiest, then land your dream job faster than ever. Read »

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Feeling Stuck? Here are 9 Real Reasons You’re Not Getting Promoted

By | 3 Comments | May 21, 2014

Finding it hard to move up at work? Use these 9 steps to help you go the extra mile and land that promotion. Read »

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6 Ways to Differentiate Yourself and Build a Standout Career

By | 4 Comments | March 21, 2014

Competition is fierce. Differentiate yourself, no matter what field you work in, and find a formula for success. Read »

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Want to Get Hired? Stop Fighting the Clone Wars and Show How You’re Different

By | 11 Comments | March 10, 2014

When you’re looking for a job, you’re competing against the clones — other candidates who all look the same on paper. Don’t be a clone. Stand out. Read »

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Why Networking Doesn’t Work (and What You Should Do Instead)

By | 14 Comments | January 31, 2014

Instead of trying to “network” with people, try to find ways you can help them. You’d be surprised how much more effective this simple shift in mindset can be. Read »

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Why You’re Brilliant and Probably Don’t Even Know It

By | 9 Comments | January 30, 2014

You are brilliant. Yes, you. Spot the signs that you possess powers far beyond the ordinary. Read »

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How to Share Your Awesomeness with the World

By | 4 Comments | January 29, 2014

If you shy away from tooting your own horn, you shouldn’t. Here’s why sharing your successes will help your career, and how to go about doing it. Read »

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5 Ways Showing You Care Will Help You Land a New Job

By | No Comments | January 28, 2014

Are you truly engaged in your work? Here’s what it takes, and how to prove yourself a shoo-in for your next post. Read »

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A Wake-Up Call: Why You’re Just Mediocre and What to Do About It

By | 10 Comments | January 24, 2014

Don’t believe what your mom told you about how special you are. Really, you’re just mediocre. Accept it, then do something about it. Read »

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10 Steps That Will Help You Earn That Big Promotion

By | 9 Comments | November 22, 2013

If you’re ready to move up, take on more responsibility and increase your salary, follow this advice. Read »

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5 Smart Ways to Make Yourself Irreplaceable at Work

By | 14 Comments | November 18, 2013

Want to be the smartest person in your office? Become the person your boss can’t do without. Here’s how to make that happen. Read »

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Revenge of the Geeks: How Your Geekiness Can Make You an Appealing Job Candidate

By | 1 Comment | November 11, 2013

Geeks, unite! Fly that geek flag high when looking for a job. You can translate your geekiness into skills associated with top-performing employees. Read »