WORKPLACE SUCCESS 01 April 2019
Taking Your NYR to the next step
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Laurie Larson

How are those New Year’s resolutions you set coming along? Around this time of year, most people have already fallen off the wagon. And we haven’t even made it through the first quarter of the year! The world is moving at a fast pace. We run the risk of losing the race if we don’t keep up. That doesn’t mean stressing yourself out about all the things you haven’t done. It just means finding ways to work smarter to achieve your goals.
WORKPLACE SUCCESS 27 March 2019
How to Improve Your Productivity at Work
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Kurt Walker

Unless you’re one of the very lucky few people who has never had problems with their focus and productivity, chances are you have had days that have ended with the feeling that you didn’t really do much. If you’re as conscientious as me, such days feel like an absolute waste and leave you with a bad taste in your mouth. If you’re one of those people that subscribe to the maxim that time is money, then you probably want to make the most out of your time, which means you want to be as productive as you can every day.
WORKPLACE SUCCESS 18 March 2019
5 Ultra-Effective Ways to Work Smarter, not Harder
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Carol Duke

One of the major hindrances to working smart is poor time management. By managing your time well, you can order and approach your tasks with more efficiency. Here are some tips on how you can make slight changes to the way you handle responsibilities and grow your business without increasing your workload.
WORKPLACE SUCCESS 07 March 2019
11 Habits That Can Absolutely Transform Your Productivity
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Lucy Benton
Editor
Whether you are still in College or starting a new job, it can be challenging at times to stay productive. There are so many things that need to get done but have you found yourself starting to get overwhelmed and burnt out? Have you found yourself wanting to watch Netflix all day because there is just not a piece of motivation left in your body? What can be done to help you stay productive?
CAREER 04 March 2019
Use Technology for Productivity, Not for Distraction
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Sandra Rodgers
Marketer at CometDocs
Ontario, CA
Sometimes technology and procrastination go hand by hand which hurts your productivity. Find out how you can boost productivity by utilizing new technologies.
JOB HUNT 19 February 2019
20 Interview Tips from Executives
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Emily Banks

This article is a collection of tips and best practices on how to ace your job interview from experienced hiring professionals.
JOB HUNT 18 February 2019
What If You Don’t Get the Job
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Monica Chen

What if you don't get the job? What do you do when all the effort you are putting into your own job hunt doesn’t really seem to be paying off? With all the tips on how to prepare to “sell yourself” in job interviews, why does it seem like no one talks in detail about all the interviews they went through where they didn’t get the job--the interviews after which they didn’t even receive a follow-up interaction? How did they find the job they finally ended up at?
JOB HUNT 11 February 2019
How to Ace a Job Interview
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Emily Banks

The job interview is your opportunity to make your best, in-person, first impression. It is key to make a positive and lasting impression as you are meeting your potential boss and possibly even some of your future coworkers. Stay cool, calm and collected and to not to let the importance of the situation overwhelm you. Before interviewing, take the time to do a bit of research on each company so that you have a better gauge of the culture and vibe of the business. Prepare examples to highlight your strengths and personality while keeping in mind the company values so employers are impressed with what you bring to the table and are eager to learn more about you.
JOB HUNT 04 February 2019
How to Stop Procrastination When Job Hunting
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Britta Greenhalgh
Marketing Assistant
We always enjoy working with candidates. We have been around long enough to see what has helped candidates find success when job hunting. We have also seen what has negatively affected their experiences and performances. The biggest problem we found when with working with candidates is those who procrastinate had a difficult time finding success. Instead of putting off more things, try these few tips to help you get back on track and land your dream job.
WORKPLACE SUCCESS 23 January 2019
The Importance of 'Water Cooler Talk’
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Emily Banks

When was the last time you chatted with your co-workers about their weekend plans or the local team’s chances in the playoffs? If you can’t recall, it’s time to gather around the water cooler and start discussing the chances of rain this weekend. Your company culture depends on it.
CAREER 18 January 2019
7 Tips for Preparing for a One-year Break in Your Career
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Alex Lawson

For many working professionals, the daily grind of office life can make the idea of quitting—even for a year—very appealing. There are quite a few people who take a year off after they leave college, but what about those that didn’t? Is it possible to take that year now? In the middle of your career?
JOB HUNT 05 January 2019
5 Job Search Tips to Use When You're Under Qualified for a Job
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Teresa Brashear

You’ve read plenty of job postings that sound like great jobs. The only problem is that you don’t quite measure up in the eyes of the employer. Maybe you meet 85% of the job expectations and miss out on the other 15%. Perhaps you have all the skills required except one or you’re shy on number of years of experience. How will you ever get your foot in the door?
WORKPLACE SUCCESS 08 January 2019
How Busy Business Pros Can Give Unhealthy Stress the Boot and Kickstart Their Success
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Eva Benoit

If you are a busy professional, then nobody needs to tell you about stress. After all, it’s part of your daily life. In some circumstances, you may thrive in it. But while stress can be a motivating force — something that keeps you striving to be better and more successful — it can also be unhealthy if it’s out of control. In order to truly move forward in your career, you must get a handle on your excess stress. Here are some ways to give it the boot.
JOB HUNT 22 December 2018
How to Write a Perfect CV for the Job of Your Dream
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Peter Hill

You finally have the opportunity to use your CV for the job of your dreams. That’s awesome. But how can you make sure that your CV will land you an immediate interview? There are a lot of aspects to take into consideration while writing the “perfect” resume, many of which you haven’t even thought about.
JOB HUNT 11 December 2018
Qualities Graduates Should Possess While Applying for a Job
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Michelle Lambert

Good grades from a college or university and working experience will definitely get you an interview, but that doesn't mean you are guaranteed a job. So what do employers look for that will help you get a job? Apart from being qualified for the job, Employers look for qualities that will benefit the company, fellow colleagues and customers.
WORKPLACE SUCCESS 03 December 2018
The Best Behaviors of Top Performers in the Workplace
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Emily Banks

High-performing employees are the backbone of any company. While a majority of employees generally perform well, every company usually has a number of employees who stand out from the others – top performers who exceed expectations and have a key role in their company’s growth.
WORKPLACE SUCCESS 26 November 2018
7 Ways to Create Communication Culture in the Workplace
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Serena Dorf

There is no organization or company without culture, after all, culture is the value and norms that act as the distinct identification of a company or organization. Culture, in this context, refers to the rules, policies, ideologies, and principles that guide the internal processes in an organization. A positive workplace culture can create a healthy and productive working environment while a negative one would produce a less than desirable opposite effect.
JOB HUNT 21 November 2018
Selling Yourself: Quick Start Guide for New Job Seekers
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Eva Benoit

Today’s job market is tighter than ever, and with so many vacant positions, it can seem like catching fish in a barrel. But it’s not that easy. You still have to put in some effort if you want to catch -- and keep -- your dream job.
JOB HUNT 05 November 2018
How to be Self-motivated When Searching For a Job
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Erica Sunarjo
Guest Poster
At some point in their lives, every person starts looking for a job. Some people get really lucky and find the perfect place for themselves literally days after they started their job-seeking campaign. But others spend months or even years, hoping to find that employer, who wants to hire them. It can be depressing at times, especially when all the effort doesn't bring in quick results. This is when people start losing their hope and motivation. So we prepared a list of advice for you on how to gain that self-confidence back and motivate yourself.
SKILLS DEVELOPMENT 08 October 2018
How to Determine If You Should Start a Side Hustle
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Dillon Chen

Finding a full-time job post college graduation can be a daunting task. Side hustling is a way to earn a supplemental income while developing new skills.
JOB HUNT 13 June 2018
7 Ways to Use Social Media in Your Job Search
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Lucy Benton
Editor
Social media is an important element in our lives. It opens up new doors and it helps us connect with different job agencies, employers, and recruiters. If you are looking for the perfect job for you, Facebook, LinkedIn, and Twitter got your back. Most of the biggest companies nowadays use these influential online platforms to hire the right people.
CAREER 06 June 2018
Driving your Career
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Neetubala Raina
HR Professional
Driving your car is very similar to driving your career! Who doesn’t wish for a joyous drive? As you drive, you can choose different directions, gain various experiences, and visit beautiful landscapes. Sometimes you run into roadblocks, speed bumps, and you may even hit a dead end, but life moves on and so should your career.
CAREER 16 May 2018
5 Career Tips: Developing a Plan to Strengthen Your Credentials
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Ashley Lipman
Content Marketing Specialist
If you have vowed to make 2018 the year that you get a promotion, you need to strengthen your credentials. Are you new to your job? You have plenty of time to start moving in the right direction. You need to start asking the right questions then when you get the answers, you should follow through with the right actions.
WORKPLACE SUCCESS 11 May 2018
3 Ways To Implement Self-Care Into Your Work Schedule
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Isabella Ang
Marketer
Salt Lake City
I love self-care. In fact, I could preach self-care all day! I strongly believe that by practicing self-care in your personal life, you make all aspects of your life more successful and fulfilled. When it comes to self-care, most people surprisingly don’t implement it into their work week.
JOB HUNT 30 April 2018
Project Manager Cover Letter: Why You Need One to Get the Job
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Elizabeth Heron
Guest Poster
Cover letters are long past the time when they were additional or unnecessary to an application file. Today, recruiters read them closely and sometimes they select potential interviewers based on the cover letters. They make your resume look more human and might get you the job if compiled professionally. A project manager cover letter may decide whether you are called for an interview or your resume ends up in an unfriendly pile.