Are You Focusing on Your Personal Development?

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Many professionals mistakenly believe that they can rely on their employers to keep them moving forward in their careers. While your company may provide you with some skills training, that alone might not keep you heading in the right direction. Your personal development also matters, and that’s something your employer can’t address. Personal growth and… Read more »

Do You Have the Personality Trait Top Leaders Share?

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To be a successful leader, you often need a robust skill set. Along with subject-matter expertise, you have to be adept at guiding others through the challenges of today and toward a brighter future. While it may seem that the path to long-term success can be highly varied, there is a trait that most strong… Read more »

You Can’t Succeed Without These 3 Things

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When it comes to defining success, each person views it a bit differently. However, success is something essentially everyone wants to achieve, as reaching one’s goals is a shared priority among professionals at every level. Success is something that is often sought but isn’t universally achieved. While some may assume that talent is what separates… Read more »

Are Your Career Goals Too Big?

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Practically every professional has lofty career goals they would love to attain. However, it isn’t uncommon for that goal to feel like it is just past the horizon, like it is a bit too far out of reach to be achievable. That may lead you to wonder if your goal is actually too big, something that… Read more »

Do You Share These 10 Traits of Influential People?

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While each person is unique, many leaders share specific traits that allow them to be highly influential people. Often, this doesn’t include the power of intimidation and coercion. Instead, it’s the ability to motivate and inspire, coupled with being able to make the right decisions at key times. Here are 10 traits influential people generally… Read more »

Don’t Scare Away Employees With Your Bad Company Reputation

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Your company reputation plays a large role in areas like recruitment and retention. If your business becomes known as a bad employer, you aren’t going to be able to secure the top talent you need to thrive. Even a few negative employee reviews can be incredibly damaging. Thanks to technology, current and former workers can… Read more »

Confused at Work? Here’s the One Question You Need to Ask

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During the course of your career, you are almost guaranteed to face an assignment or project that leaves you baffled. And, if you don’t know which direction to take to accomplish the objective, it can send you into a panic. Regardless of the reason, being confused at work can be a heart-stopping experience. Luckily, it… Read more »

How to Make Yourself the Perfect Candidate

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Most job seekers understand hiring managers are looking for the perfect candidate for their vacant position. However, this point can be disheartening, especially if you find your dream job is available and don’t necessarily have everything requested in the job announcement. However, it’s important to remember that the vast majority of applicants won’t tick every… Read more »

Volunteering This Summer? Add It to Your Resume!

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When job seekers create their resumes, many discount the value of volunteering experience. However, if you learned valuable hard or soft skills along the way, these positions can help you land a job. Plus, recent college graduates, those looking to rejoin the workforce after a period away, or someone looking to shift into a new… Read more »