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    How to Let Go of Line Level Tasks

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    Let’s pretend you just started a new job at a large marketing firm as a head of customer service. The first week, the CEO sits next to you every day. For 8 hours, you listen to her rattle on and on about how to answer phones “the right way.” On day one, you’re polite. You …

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    Why Your Staff All Hate HR (and what to do about it)

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    The perfect medium between a company and its employees, an entire department dedicated to keeping your employees engaged, or the secret henchmen of the boss, there to do all the dirty work for the guys at the top.

    So, which is it?

    The truth is, in a business world where leaders and managers are increasingly …

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    Posted in Career Development, Corporate Branding, Employer Branding, entrepreneurship, management, Recruitment

    10 Ways to See Your Brand With Fresh Eyes

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    The following answers are provided by members of Young Entrepreneur Council (YEC), an invite-only organization comprised of the world’s most promising young entrepreneurs. In partnership with Citi, YEC recently launched BusinessCollective, a free virtual mentorship program that helps millions of entrepreneurs start and grow businesses.

    1. Let Someone Else Do the Looking 

    It’s really difficult …

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    10 Habits to Stay Cognizant of Your Brand’s Competition

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    The following answers are provided by members of Young Entrepreneur Council (YEC), an invite-only organization comprised of the world’s most promising young entrepreneurs. In partnership with Citi, YEC recently launched BusinessCollective, a free virtual mentorship program that helps millions of entrepreneurs start and grow businesses.

    1. Sign Up for Their Newsletters

    I sign up for …

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    How to Get THAT Boss to Listen to Your Ideas

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    Whatever you do, at whatever level, we all want to have an impact.

    Some of us have minds that are constantly thinking of new ideas, while others will stumble on that golden solution less frequently. Either way, getting these ideas out there can be a great way to further your career, really contribute, and take …

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    Posted in Articles, Brand Yourself As, Career Development, management, Personal Branding, Positioning, Skill Development

    5 Soft Skills Everyone Needs to Work On

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    What do all the most successful people tend to have in common? It’s a question that is seen as holding the answer to getting ahead in your professional life. If it works for them, it’ll work for me!

    Of course experience counts, and in certain, increasingly complex industries, relevant hard skills often hold the key.…

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    Posted in Brand Yourself As, Career Development, Career Resources, entrepreneurship, management, Personal Branding, Skill Development, Workplace Success

    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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    7 Behaviors That Cost You Your Best Employees

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    If you don’t respect, value, and challenge your best employees; know this. They will look for other opportunities. Smart, talented people can find jobs anywhere. As a matter of fact, your best employees probably have two other companies beating down their door at this very moment. But, if they feel loyal to your company, they …

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    Common Leadership Mistakes Managers Make With Entry-Level Employees

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    According to the National Association of Colleges and Employers, companies plan to increase their recent graduate hiring by 11% in 2016. To many hiring managers and recruiters, significant benefits come from recruiting fresh blood.

    Paying lower salaries, off-setting pending retirements, diversifying the age range within the office and the allure of molding new talent into …

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    6 Phrases That are Hurting Your Career and Why

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    We all have our pet peeves when it comes to the way people speak at work. Whether it’s being asked to ‘think outside the box’ or make sure you ‘square the circle’, they can be incredibly frustrating and make you feel like you need a dictionary for basic office communication. However, while these jargon filled …

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