Time Management Self Assessment

  Do you rush from one task to the next without feeling like you’ve accomplished much by the end of the day? Taking control of how you spend your time could make you more productive and reduce your stress.   You can start by evaluating where you are now and identifying simple changes that will…

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Strategies for Managing Friendships at Work

  When you consider the amount of time you spend with your work colleagues, it’s natural that many of your deepest friendships may develop there.   Office friendships make your work hours more pleasant and productive as long as you address the built in complexities of money and power. Try these strategies for balancing the…

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Love overcomes prejudice

  One four-letter word has the power to make the world a beautiful place. That word is love. Love overcomes the most difficult social challenges. I am convinced that love is the answer to small and large issues alike.   Unfair bias is at the root of discontentment in many situations. I believe that issues…

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I discourage discrimination

  I love the fact that life brings a variety of personalities and backgrounds to the table. I love that every person alive is different from the others. I look at the diversity as a reason to celebrate the wonder of the human race.   I embrace differences instead of discriminating because I know we…

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9 Tips for Balancing Work and Home

Balancing home and work is a constant battle. It seems that one suffers while the other thrives. It’s not an easy balancing act, but it can be done.   The key is to make the most of your time, get help, maximize your resources, and eliminate non-essential activities that don’t provide enjoyment.   Consider these…

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Is a Returnship For You?

  If you have been out of the workforce for a while, a returnship may be what you need to build a bridge to your next job. It is basically an internship designed for older and more experienced employees. The concept was pioneered by Goldman Sachs in 2008, and has spread to more than 100…

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Improve Your Commute With Carpool Etiquette

  With gas prices soaring, it is common sense sense to carpool. Mastering the basic etiquette of ride sharing will help you coordinate all the logistics and share a pleasant ride to work.   Benefits of Carpooling: Save money. Spending less at the gas tank is an obvious plus. If you alternate vehicles, you may…

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Crash Course in Office Break Room Etiquette

  The office break room is a place for fellowship among colleagues and can be a happy place. Make yourself popular around the office by mastering the basics of professional etiquette in the communal gathering place for cleaning up, dining, and conversation.   Cleaning Up: Clean up after yourself. The most common complaints about office…

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See How Easily You Can Look Professional in Meetings

There are about 11 million formal business meetings each day in the United States. That time around the conference table can be a waste of time or you can turn it into your opportunity to shine.   When you learn how to look professional in management forums and client consultations, you can impress your boss…

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Blog Your Way To A New Job

  A good blog can help you show off your skills, network effectively, and get the job offers you want. Whether you already have a blog or are looking to start one, we have compiled some tips for incorporating your blog into your job search. Benefits of Using a Blog in Your Job Search 1.…

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