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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 | 13 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 »

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15 Ways to Use Humor to Land a Job

By | 5 Comments | November 8, 2013

Want to be a memorable job candidate? Of course you do! Find a way to make the hiring powers laugh, and you’ll be one step closer to a job offer. Read »

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How to Create Kick-A$$ Blog Posts That’ll Get You Hired

By | 5 Comments | October 25, 2013

You know you want to start a personal blog to provide potential employers insights about your personality, work ethic and experience. But where do you start? Read »

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Push It to the Limit: How to Become the MVP of Your Company

By | 3 Comments | October 18, 2013

If you want to realize your big career goals and dreams, it’s time to step out from the ranks of the average and become your company’s Most Valuable Player. Read »

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Why Looking Good is a Big, Fat Road to Nowhere

By | 13 Comments | September 25, 2013

Looking good has never looked so ordinary. Here’s what you really need to do to stand out in a crowd of good-looking people. Read »