How to Get Off to a Good Start

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Starting a new job can be a stressful and overwhelming experience. However, it is also an exciting opportunity to learn and grow in your career. Here are some tips on how to get off to a good start at a new job: 1. Do your research Before your first day, take some time to review… Read more »

How to Work With a Recruiter

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If you are looking for employment, using a staffing agency can help you turbocharge your job search. Recruiters are experts in finding jobs for people. They have the know-how and the contacts to help you reach your career goals. Here are some tips to help you effectively work with a recruiter and achieve your goals:… Read more »

How to Handle Procrastination

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Procrastination is a problem that afflicts many of us. People do it for different reasons. Some even believe that they produce better work by procrastinating, that the increased pressure and stress enhances their creativity and energy. But this is not true at all, and studies have shown that procrastinating actually reduces the quality of work…. Read more »

Improving the To-Do List

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To-do lists are a common time management tool among many workers today. It’s a very basic tool for a simple purpose, but there are some easy tweaks you can make to your lists to make this tool more useful and effective in boosting productivity. Here are some of them. 1.Make multiple lists This will enable… Read more »

Adversity and Career Success

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Many of us are not well equipped to deal with failure in our jobs. And a lot of that has to do with our mindset, how we look at ourselves and our place in the world. Minor setbacks we have no problem with because they cannot harm what truly matters. And what matters is our… Read more »

How to Plan for the Week

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It’s Sunday night and the work week is looming over you. You may be feeling a bit of unease or overwhelmed at all of the work you see that is ahead of you. To get a jump on things and improve your productivity and your outlook and bring a more positive attitude, planning your week… Read more »

How to Stay Motivated at Work

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Sometimes it can be hard to get moving at work. You’re just not feeling it. You feel like Sisyphus, a figure in Greek mythology, who was condemned to push a boulder up a hill, only to have it roll back down again. In other words, you’ve lost your motivation, your zeal and energy to get… Read more »

Developing Leadership Skills

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One of the most important capabilities that companies are looking for in job candidates is leadership skills. And businesses are looking to develop these skills in their management ranks as well. Another organization that is very interested in developing leadership skills is the U.S. Army. And it has developed an effective framework for nurturing these… Read more »

Looking at Salary and Benefits of a New Job

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You’ve just received a job offer. The next step is discussing the salary and benefits. Look at Everything The pay should be competitive, that is, it should be similar to what other companies are paying their employees to do the same type of job. It’s fairly easy to get an idea of salary for the… Read more »

How to Prepare for a Job Interview

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You naturally want to perform your best at a job interview, appearing poised and confident. In order to do this, you need to be prepared. Preparation is key for any job interview. Here are some tips to help you get ready. 1.Research One of the most important ways to prepare is to thoroughly research the… Read more »