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    Everything You Need to Know About Business Travel Expenses

    Taking your business ventures on the road requires a lot of planning, but it also might mean you have to brush up on your workplace etiquette. This is especially true if you’re responsible for keeping track of and turning in an expense report at the end of your journey — you’ll want to do it …

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    Creating Strong First Impressions As a Leader

    You’ve likely heard this saying: “You never get a second chance to make a first impression.” And it’s true. You can’t take whatever you said or did back after all is said and done.

    Here’s another one: “Fake it until you make it,” which speaks to bolstering your confidence until your skill set or accomplishments …

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    Posted in Skill Development

    6 Approaches to Press Release Success and PR Growth

    Does your press release read more like a boring book report? From headline to call to action, you have under a minute to impress a journalist with your press release since they comb through so many on a daily basis. Don’t end up in the slush pile. Make your release relevant and engaging.

    One study …

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    5 Strategies to Cultivate a Culture of Continuous Improvement

    Many business leaders and entrepreneurs hold strict ideas of what success means to them and how to cultivate it, but you wouldn’t get there without people to create value as a collective in motion. All companies cultivate a work culture, whether they intend to or not.

    When conscious intention plays into a vision for interconnection, …

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    Posted in entrepreneurship

    3 Security Gaps Leaving Your Company Exposed

    Pause for a moment as you read this, and consider: Are there any aspects of doing business that technology hasn’t reshaped or transformed? In roughly two decades, technological advances revolutionized various industries and markets, allowing businesses to communicate more quickly and conveniently with their customers.

    While many prefer to still see and talk to a …

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    Posted in entrepreneurship

    5 Ways to Hack Your Budget Between Jobs

    Between jobs and struggling to make it by with regular lifestyle choices? Until a hiring manager calls with good news, you need to make a few cuts, but you want to do more than survive.

    You want to thrive! Here are five ways to hack your budget between jobs and save money.

    1. Cut the …

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    Posted in Job Search

    Getting Back Into Work Life After Rehab

    Workplace addiction is often stigmatized, but more people suffer as addicts while at work than you may think — 77 percent of illicit drug users are employed either part-time or full-time. That’s eight out of ten people and 9.4 million workers who deal with addiction on a daily basis. The United States also only makes …

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    Posted in Career Resources

    5 Ways the Cloud Makes Remote Workers Feel More Connected

    Remote work is increasingly becoming a popular setup for both employees and businesses. Some onlookers are skeptical of the telecommuting model, wondering if these workers are productive and engaged. Even if remote workers do their duties, don’t they feel lonely?

    Among non-self-employed populations, work-at-home options grew 115 percent since 2005, about 10 times faster than …

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    Posted in entrepreneurship

    5 Reasons Startups Can’t Afford to Ignore Big Data

    Planning is important for any business, startups especially. The uncertainty of a startup’s trajectory makes preparation essential for navigating choppy waters. During the startup and planning phases, some startups make the mistake of not implementing big data into their business plan. In reality, big data can be extremely influential in a startup’s success.

    Big data …

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    How to Swing Back After a Business Venture Goes Awry

    Even many of the most successful entrepreneurs have the experience of a business venture going wrong. The intricacies of business can cause a venture to falter, even if you’re not directly responsible for the downfall. Unfortunately, the many moving cogs of a new venture can cause you to overlook essential factors, resulting in a regretful …

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    Posted in entrepreneurship, Success Strategies, Workplace Success
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