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    How to Reduce Employee Absenteeism

    Employee absenteeism is a problem for every business and can cause heavy costs for employers. Getting 100% attendance from all of your employees is of course not possible. However, knowing how to deal with this problem and how to prevent employee absenteeism can reduce the impact of it on your business. Keep reading below to …

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    Your Manager is Not Your Friend

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    It is ok to have a friendly relationship with coworkers. Actually, this makes the work day much more enjoyable. However, becoming friends with direct reports is a little trickier. As the boundaries are getting blurrier in corporate America and the workplaces are shifting to a more casual environment, especially young employees are having difficulty in …

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    Universities that CEOs Attended the Most

    Having a good education is one of the first steps of having a good career. In order to find out the colleges that CEOs attended, Kittleman Search made a study with 500 CEOs of Fortune 500 companies. In this study, the company tried to identify the schools that produced the most CEOs. First, the undergraduate …

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    Track Your Progress Toward Your Bigger Goals

    Achieving life goals need persistency and being completely focused. A life goal can be finishing up your degree, thesis, getting a professional certification or similar. However, be careful about not mixing up your day-to-day goals with your bigger personal goals. Crossing off items from your daily to-do list is a great motivator and a source …

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    Work-Life Balance vs Work-Life Integration

    Everybody has heard the term work-life balance before but now there is a rising trend called work-life integration. What do you think is the difference between work-life balance and work-life integration? For those of you who do not know the answer, let’s look at what these terms actually mean and then, you can decide which …

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    3 Personalities Who Ruin Meetings

    In every office, there are types of people that make the meetings miserable. This week I combined the 3 most frequent types of personalities that ruin meetings, enjoy!

    Multi-Tasker: The multi-taskers bring their laptops and cell phones to the meeting and constantly keep working on their laptops and check their phones all the time. They…
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    Posted in management, People, Personal Branding, Workplace Success

    How to Overcome Challenges at Work

    No matter how prepared or organized you are, obstacles will always come along your way and force you to get out of your comfort zone and do something to solve them. When you face a challenge, the first thing you need to do is to stop and take a deep breath so you can think …

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    (En)Counter Culture

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    Whether you realize it or not, we are at a pivotal juncture in the marketing and advertising industry. This industry is one that is (and always has been) located at the point where information, entertainment, politics, technology, society & culture converge. The last four elements listed have become more prevalent since the turn of the …

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    Posted in Career Development, Corporate Branding, Employer Branding, entrepreneurship, Marketing, Positioning, Skill Development, Workplace Success

    Phrases to Avoid at Work

    The choice of words is very important when you are expressing yourself. Especially at work, you need a maintain a positive and can-do attitude. Therefore, you need to be careful when you are conveying your message to your coworkers. Below you can find the phrases to avoid at work in order to prevent the negativity …

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    Working Without Vacation Drains Your Career

    Summer is already here and soon employees will start thinking about vacation. However, according to Glassdoor’s recent study, 54% of Americans only used half of their vacation days during the past 12 months. Only 23% of them used all of their vacation days. Employees do not want to use all of their vacation days because …

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