A company’s culture plays a major role in job satisfaction and security. Fortunately, you can have a powerful impact on your workplace regardless of which position you hold. Try these suggestions to create an environment where everyone can feel valued and appreciated.   Steps to Take by Yourself 1. Continue learning. Invest in education…

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Are you finding it difficult to survive in the corporate battlefield? Everyone is always vying for that leading position, including yourself. But with so much competition, you are probably thinking it is next to impossible for you to come out on top.    However, the reality is that working smarter, not harder, will get you…

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These days, it is important to take your personal brand just as serious as you would want others to take you. Try out these tips for understanding the importance of personal branding, defining your own personal brand, and marketing your brand for greater career success.   Understanding the Importance of Personal Branding Your personal brand…

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  Between getting ready for work, driving to work, working, driving home, and worrying about work, most of us spend at least 60 hours each week on work. Work takes up so much of your life that you might as well make the best of it. There are many things you can do to supercharge…

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  In today’s economy, completing a college education is more important than ever. While the job market is tough for everyone involved, college graduates are less likely to feel the pressure because employers consider them worthy of hiring due to their credentials.   You truly can change the course of your life by going back…

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It’s essential to show your boss that you have potential, whether you want to climb up the ladder to senior management or be picked for interesting projects. Naturally, being competent at your current job is a starting point, but it takes more than that to advance.   In fact, your boss is probably evaluating you…

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You have put in your time and you feel that you are ready for more responsibility and a bigger paycheck. Maybe you have been passed over for a couple of positions or maybe you are just motivated to give yourself the best possible chance for success.   There are steps you can take to enhance…

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  Did you spend your last corporate retreat trekking through the woods and singing Kumbaya? Well I have news, I have a better way.   Turn the annual gathering into an event you will look forward to by focusing on team building, and reigniting your enthusiasm for your work. Try these suggestions for what to…

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Giving feedback to anyone can be scary, especially to your boss. You may be concerned about damaging your relationship or even losing your job. On the other hand, many bosses will appreciate your input, especially if you have sincere intentions and you are skilled in your communication. A wise manager knows that while it may…

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