How To Make Sure You’re Earning What You Deserve In Your Current Role

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For many, money is the most important factor in choosing a job. Money can measure how happy we are with our work, how satisfied we are with the balance between our work and personal lives, and even how well we’re doing in life. Money is a powerful motivator. Studies have shown that people are willing… Read more »

Should You Ever Turn Down the Opportunity for a Job Interview?

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Ghosting a job interview or professional conversation is never a good idea. You don’t want to leave someone hanging. It comes off as unprofessional. However, you don’t have to take the initial interview or conversation if you don’t want to. While you shouldn’t go turning down every interview, there are some you should pass up…. Read more »

Why You Should Have a Passion Outside of Work

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Check out the various dictionary definitions of “passion,” and you’ll find words like “powerful, compelling, a strong fondness, liking or desire” and “an intense, driving feeling or conviction.” Passion is all of the above. And while it’s awesome to have passion for your work, it’s equally important to pursue your dreams away from the job. There… Read more »

How to Help Build Up Your Employees’ Confidence

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Many businesses put a lot of thought into the kind of team they want to put together. The dream team has the right balance of creativity and technical strengths. For many employers, that means focusing on the skills individual employees have and how well they perform them. Many business leaders don’t consider how confident their… Read more »

The Shocking But True Secret that Executives and Managers Don’t Want Their Workers to Know

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For sports fans, the most exciting time of the year has arrived — March Madness. As the boss, you’re probably already concerned about the level of commitment many of your employees have to the NCAA tournament, considering many of the games are played during the workday. What you might not realize is management is actually… Read more »

Tips For Following Up After You Submit A Job Application

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You’ve just submitted an application for a job you’re really interested in. While the waiting game has only just begun, you’re already anxious about your status. Seeking instant gratification is human nature, but unfortunately, that’s not how it works. At some point, following up on your application is typically acceptable — if you do it… Read more »

This What Not to Do When Setting Goals

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You’re ready to achieve big things in your career this year, but first, you need to set goals to guide the way. While this sounds like a relatively easy task, doing it right is actually a bit more complex than you might imagine. Since goals are made to help you learn and grow, it’s important… Read more »

Have You Thought About Strengthening Your Critical Thinking Skills?

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Have You Thought About Strengthening Your Critical Thinking Skills?

As a manager, you’re always searching for ways to better serve your team. You might not realize it, but improving your critical thinking abilities offers a host of benefits that will boost your leadership skills. This is because an ability to think critically helps you motivate and inspire those around you, improves your problem-solving skills,… Read more »

4 Things Managers Need to Give Employees to Be Successful

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Being the boss is a very big job. Not only are you responsible for your team’s performance — but you also play a large role in each person’s individual success. You have the power to engage, inspire and nurture your employees to help them both discover and achieve their career goals. Here’s a look at… Read more »

How to Address Your COVID-19 Layoff In Your Cover Letter or Job Interview

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Unfortunately, you are one of the millions of Americans who lost their job due to the COVID-19 pandemic. Whether you were recently laid off or lost your job months ago, you’re understandably eager to return to the workforce. You know you’ll need to disclose your layoff to potential employers, but you’re not quite sure how… Read more »