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    How Workplace Happiness Affects Your Paycheck

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    Studies have shown that when we are happy at work, we are smarter, more motivated, more competitive and, thus more successful. While it’s widely known that overall fulfillment allows us to enjoy more meaningful relationships and better health, few understand that it impacts a paycheck… significantly.…

    Nose to the Grindstone: The Correlation Between Success and Happiness

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    5 Employers That Should Be On Every Recent Graduate’s Radar

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    When you work for a company that is growing, innovative and full of passionate individuals, you are much more apt to have a successful, fulfilling career.

    Conversely, when you accept a job at a firm that isn’t run properly, you are bound to have your creativity handcuffed by bureaucratic management and be surrounded by unhappy, …

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    7 Ways to Have a More Successful Career

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    Regardless of age, profession or industry, you can have a more fulfilling, more lucrative career.  You simply have to possess a burning desire, ambition and a sense of purpose.

    While improving your situation takes significant work and focus, making the necessary changes to set yourself up for success is well worth the effort.  With that …

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    Key Tips for Recruiting Visionary Leaders

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    Leaders get things done. They command the attention and respect of those under them and consistently upgrade subordinate performance via clear goal-setting, positive reinforcement and frequent feedback.

    Moreover, their subordinates genuinely like them. While they exhibit great strength and resolve, top managers also display compassion, patience and tolerance for mistakes.…

    The Importance of Recruiting Leaders

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    5 Factors That Make a Great Boss

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    The best bosses are the ones who can turn a good organization into a great company. They are the individuals who consistently push their employees to become better, more engaged and enable them to adapt to oncoming changes in the corporate landscape.

    Instead of suppressing employees, top-tier bosses encourage smart ideas, open conversation and creativity. …

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    5 Ways Millionaires Approach Their Careers

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    In the majority of cases, it’s not luck that makes people money, nor is it who they know.  Rather, the people who make the most money in their careers are the ones who display discipline, and who have a definitive sense of purpose and heavy duty resiliency.

    The positive news is that even if you don’t …

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    Make an Employer Want to Hire You

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    People hire and promote those whom they like. Regardless of talent, to get anywhere in your career, it’s imperative to make an employer want to give you the job. The clearest paths to this include talking in terms of their interests, making them feel important, and obtaining the ability to see things from the recruiters …

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    6 Variables That Will Help You Negotiate Salary

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    According to the American Psychological Association, nearly a third of American workers believe they are underpaid and suffer heightened amounts of stress due to what they perceive to be an inadequate salary. As more jobs become available and the hiring economy slowly improves, this provides many U.S. workers with the ability to look elsewhere for gainful …

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    5 Ways to Get More Respect at Work

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    “Respect your efforts, respect yourself.  Self-respect leads to self-discipline. When you have both firmly under your belt, that’s real power.” Clint Eastwood.  Seemingly this formula worked well for Clint Eastwood in his career and if you want to be better respected at your job, it can work for you too.

    Take a moment to conjure up what …

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    Perfect your Recruiting in 5 “Little” Steps

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    After running a headhunting firm for more than a decade, I have learned two very important things: 1) recruiting quality talent is often more complex than most assume and 2) the words “too small” should never be in a recruiter’s vocabulary because it’s the little things that separate a headhunter’s ability to recruit the right …

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