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Avoid Making Career Decisions You’ll Later Regret

Many people wander through their career without direction, moving from one job to the next without a clear sense of purpose. Then one day—usually around mid-career—they wake up and wonder how they ended up where they are. Most times, the emotion expressed is regret.
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Prove What You Said

Starting a new job can be stressful but the transition does not have to be full of tension and anxiety. With careful planning and the right attitude, you can easily make a successful shift to a new job. One effective way to do this
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How to Build a Relationship with a Recruiter

Even if you are happily employed, I see no harm in “keeping your eyes open” for good opportunities that could possibly advance your career. That’s just smart career management. It is also wise to maintain relationships with recruiters in your field who might be
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Working For a Younger Boss

We hear a lot about the challenges caused by demographics in the workplace. One that creates a lot of stress is when an older worker must report to a much-younger boss. If you find your self in this situation, rather than getting stressed out
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How to Recover from a Poor Performance Review

A poor performance review—especially one that caught you off guard—can be devastating.  You may experience a range of emotions like anger, embarrassment, denial, disappointment, confusion, or shock. You might even be worried that your job is in jeopardy. For certain, your confidence will be
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My New Year’s Wish List

I am sure you will agree that 2020 has been an extraordinary year and no doubt many people will be happy it is over. As we mark the holiday season, many of us will look back over the past year and reflect. At the
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How To Impress Your Boss When You’re Not Receiving Feedback

Let’s face it: most managers are bad at giving feedback—whether it’s positive or negative feedback. This can be particularly unsettling if you are new to a job and looking for direction. So, how should you perform if you receive no feedback from your boss?
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Are You A New Leader?

At one time, if you did your job reasonably well and behaved according to your boss’s norms and wishes, you would eventually get promoted into a leadership role. That’s all changed. To succeed now, you must possess an entirely different set of qualities. Here
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12 Things To Remember When Starting A New Job

Starting a new job can be exciting and stressful at the same time. It’s natural for doubts to creep in. Will you like your new job? Will your co-workers like you? Can you do the job? How can you make a good first impression?
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If Money Was No Object, What Would You Be Doing?

Which scenario describes you the best? You work to finance the necessities of life: pay the rent, support your family, or fund your hobbies. You don’t want your work to interfere with your personal life. Loyalty to your employer is low and you’ve changed
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