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8 Ways to Manage Your Manager

Early in my career, I was under two significant misconceptions. I thought that just because someone was my “manager,” that the...

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4 Steps to Create Your Career Game Plan

Every job seeker needs to have a well-planned career strategy for the upcoming year. A great way to get yourself focused on you...

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5 Tips to Be Happy at Work

Happiness is a nebulous concept. For many, of course, happiness is about not being at work, especially when there’s the World Cu...

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11 Dos and Don’ts for Quitting Your Job

When country singer Johnny Paycheck recorded 'Take this Job and Shove It (I ain't working here no more)' in 1977, he really struck...

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How to Find and Keep a Mentor

A mentor is someone with a lot of experience who advises a less-experienced colleague. The one with the limited knowledge is refer...

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5 Ways to Make your CV Say More Than ‘This is My Degree’

It’s June, you’re due to graduate this summer and enter into the scary world of work. Even worse, your CV may show you’ve be...

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5 Ways To Prepare For Your Vacation

With summer underway, it’s time to reconsider ignoring that vacation time that you think you don’t need. Accor...

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4 Ways to Ask For a Flexible Work Schedule

A decade ago flexible working was considered something of a perk. Nowadays, with smartphones, tablets and laptops, more and mor...

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How To Job Hop Without Hurting Your Career

Job hopping is a way of life for many professionals, especially millennials who balk at the notion of staying with one company for...

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The Gender Gap: Why Women Negotiate Differently than Men

Recent news stories have focused on the persistent differential between the salaries paid to men and women for similar work.  Suc...