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    When to Say You’re Not Doing Your Best Work

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    Very few people genuinely don’t want to take pride in what they do.

    Yet we all know someone (it might be you) who isn’t putting their best in. Whether it’s time pressure from your boss that causes you to focus on quantity over quality, or a project that is causing you nothing but problems, everyone …

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    Posted in Articles, Career Development, Career Resources, management, Personal Branding, Reputation Management

    How Many LinkedIn Connections One Needs?

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    I’m a huge proponent of increasing the number of connections on LinkedIn. I voice that strong opinion every time I make a public presentation on a relevant subject or speak with anyone looking for advice on finding a job. At times, I find opponents to the concept, but mostly only up until I give them …

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    7 Inspirational Instagram Accounts to Follow for Your Career

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    Many of you probably use Instagram to follow the lives of your friends and family members and maybe learn about the current fashion trends and discover exotic travel destinations. How about getting some career inspiration while scrolling down through your news feed? Below are the Instagram accounts to follow in order to get the drive …

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    Posted in Career Development, People, Personal Branding, Social Media

    Coworkers Driving You Crazy? Repeat These 6 Affirmations

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    Sometimes office life can cause a bit of personal strife, as certain personalities just have a way of not mixing. There’s nothing you can do to solve this problem, but you must find a way to cope. When Susie from Sales is giving you a migraine, or Ben from Accounting makes you want to pop …

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    The Do’s and Don’ts of Recruiter Communication

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

    The ability to form on-going relationships with influential recruiters can prove more critical to your career success than …

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

    Don’t Talk About The PRC at Work

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    There are (at least) three things you don’t talk about at work.

    Or shouldn’t talk about at work.

    Sure, there are exceptions. I will discuss a few examples below.

    But generally these are three of things you should not be talking about at work.

    Why not?

    Talking about The PRC cannot lead anywhere good. Talking …

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    Posted in Career Development, Personal Branding

    How to Problem Solve More Effectively at Work

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    It’s probably on every job spec that’s been written since the start of time.

    ‘Looking for an innovative problem solver…’

    ‘…able to solve complicated problems as effectively as possible…’

    ‘…with a focus on getting to the heart of a problem’

    Sound familiar?

    It’s equally certain that you’ve talked up your own problem solving skills too, …

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    Is Freelancing the Right Career for You?

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    Freelancing and being your own boss might be the dream come true for many. However, being a freelancer requires some personal traits and sacrifices and unfortunately, it is not for everyone. Some people notice, after they start freelancing, that they are not as productive as their 9 to 5 jobs. Therefore, you should think twice …

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    Things to Keep in Mind While Doing an Internship

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    Doing an internship is a great opportunity to see what it is like to work in that position and company. It helps you to understand whether you are a good fit for the position and whether you want to do this as a career. However, there are things to keep in mind while doing an …

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    How to Answer ‘Why Should I Hire You?’

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    It’s one of the most popular questions in interviews, and also one of the most understandable. Why not hear why your future employee is right for the role straight from the horse’s mouth?

    Why then, does it fill us with so much trepidation? Partly because there’s no way of tricking this question, you’ve just got …

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    Posted in Career Development, Career Resources, Recruitment
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