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    Ways to Feel Energized at Work

    With the January blues, we can feel in the office that our energy levels are down and it may take more time to finish the same tasks because we feel reluctant. However, there are several hints to always maintain a high energy and stay productive. Below are some ways to recharge ourselves and feel energized.…

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    Posted in Career Development, Personal Branding, Success Strategies, Workplace Success

    Three Ways to Avoid Self Sabotage

    There are times in our careers where we accidentally and sometimes intentionally set ourselves up for failure. At these moments of self sabotage there are a lot of reasons why you may be doing this: some may be psychological while others might have more deeply rooted issues related to them. I’m not going to try …

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    My Most Popular Blog Posts of 2017

    This week, I wanted to list my post popular blog posts of 2017. These posts also got republished in some other news sites or blogs and got shared a few thousand times.  If you didn’t have an opportunity to read these posts before, now is the perfect time. Below you can find the top 5 …

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    4 Ways to Win at Salary Negotiation

    Everyone wants to get paid more. Often, that means learning how to win at salary negotiation.

    It pays to be savvy at salary negotiation. Depending on experience level, a job seeker who can effectively negotiate salary will make roughly $100 – $500 more weekly than their counterparts.

    Below, you’ll find four winning salary negotiation strategies …

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    Posted in Career Development, Career Resources, Job Search, Success Strategies

    Soft Skills in the Age of Automation

    For my first post of 2018 I wanted to start you off with three things that will help you more in your career than possibly anything else you’ve read in the past five years that I’ve been writing these posts.

    Let’s talk about soft skills.

    Soft Skills are critical for career success in the Age …

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    How Being a Lifelong Learner Will Boost Your Career

    Technology and industrial practices are continually evolving, so why should your education end the moment you walk across the stage and grab your diploma? Continuing to learn in the years following college can accelerate your career and separate you as an industry leader. Here’s why it’s important to keep your natural curiosity alive even outside …

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    The Do’s and Don’ts of Working With Recruiters

    In order to work effectively with a recruiter, you need to know how to communicate with them.

    Many job seekers discuss networking as being a critical component to a successful job search. While the majority recognizes the importance of building the right relationships, few know how to establish a rapport with a key group: headhunters.…

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    Three Things to Consider Before Saying Yes

    Before you say yes and sign on the dotted line think about these three things

    It’s the end of the year and for some companies it’s hiring season.

    And yes … the smart companies do use this time to seek out great people. And, smart candidates use this time to seek enlightened companies.

    Both the …

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    The Truth About Annoying Coworkers

    This week I want to share with you an interesting infographic titled “The Truth about Annoying Coworkers”. This infographic has shared with me by the graduate school at Olivet Nazarene University. Most of us work at least 40 hours a week and this means that we see our coworkers more than we see our family. …

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    If You Want to Be Hired… Be an Athlete

    What kind of athlete are you?

    Do you consider yourself an athlete?

    Is there such a thing as an “athletic” employee?

    If you want to be hired … Be an Athlete

    I was interviewing someone a few weeks back and we got to talking about how they hire people in their business. They said something …

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