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  • It’s Time to Organize Your Work Life

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    It’s Time to Organize Your Work Life How many pieces of paper, notes, items and things do you have from work projects that are years old? How quickly does it take for your desk to go from pristine to total disaster everyday? Chances are, if you’re like most of us, you’re buried alive by emails

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  • A Guide to Surviving Your First Office Job

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    It’s a dog-eat-dog world out there and you’re just starting out. How will you survive? There will be meetings and memos and late nights and coworkers with chips on their shoulders. You might feel like it’s nearly too much to take. You don’t want to look like a rookie who had to go on

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  • Cover Letter Writing Tips

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    Cover Letter Writing Tips The cover letter is a funny thing. So many job applicants still don’t use one, and it hurts their job search. While the cover letter isn’t a simple document, it’s not exactly worth the deep, dark pit some people get in their stomach just thinking about writing one. We know that

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  • Always Let Humility Outweigh Ambition

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    Anna Kendrick is best known for her roles in movies like Pitch Perfect, Up in the Air and The Twilight Saga. She’s been in Superbowl commercials and she’s got a number movies coming out in the coming year. Anna Kendrick is a pretty big deal. Even with all her success, Kendrick has an

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  • Job Interview Tips (From the Movies)

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    Not sure what to wear or what to say at your job interview? Don’t worry, we’ve got you covered. We’ll take a look at some movies to get tips on what you should, and absolutely should not do, in a job interview. What to Wear – Step Brothers Oddly enough, it seems that you

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  • Tattoos and Your Job Search

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    It wasn’t too long ago that coffee giant Starbucks relaxed its dress code to allow its baristas to have visible tattoos. The change came as more and more of Starbucks’ young workers desired to express themselves with body art. In the past the idea of having a tattoo showing during your job interview was

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  • Spend Time With People Who Challenge You

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    You’ve probably heard of Amy Poehler. Whether you know her as Leslie Knope from the TV series Park and Recreation, her time on Saturday Night Live or from her many films roles, Amy Poehler is one of the most visible comedians right now. Along with Tina Fey and Amy Shumer, Poehler is arguably one

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  • The C-Suite Skills You Need

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    Do you have your eyes set on the c-suite? Not familiar with the term? You’ll know one of this most prestigious positions: the CEO. The C-Suite is named for the grouping of management positions that start with C: CEO, CMO, and COO to name a few. They are the chiefs. They are at the top

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  • How to Do a Self-Assessment

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    Most companies have some sort of evaluation process. They usually occur around every six months and involve someone in HR or your direct supervisor going over how you’ve done so far. Some organizations, or some bosses, will have you do a self-assessment first. Sometimes the self-assessment is all you do, and other times it happens

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  • How Can You Grow Your Role?

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    You know that the world of work isn’t the same as it was during your parents’ time. They worked at the same company for 30 years, took their pension and retired. You know that most people who have entered the workforce within the past 10 years are expected to change careers a couple times.

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  • A Guide to Better Brainstorming

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    Everyone has ideas. Not all of those ideas are going to work. Finding the idea that fits perfectly can be a difficult and prolonged process. Somewhere along the way on most projects, everyone sits down and has a brainstorming session. Even if you’re working alone on something, there is usually a point where you sit

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  • The Weirdest Interview Questions

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    Have you ever been asked a strange interview question? Did it leave you scratching your head and wondering if you answered it correctly? Maybe you can’t figure out why they would ask such a strange question in the first place. The good news is that for most of the weird interview questions people get, there

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  • Love Your Job? Stay on the Job Hunt

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    You might think that the only time you should be hunting for a job is if you’re unhappy in your current position or you’re out of work. I mean, it doesn’t make much sense to be looking for a job if everything is swell does it? Not so fast. Even if you’re planning on staying

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  • Learn The Rules First Then You Can Think About Breaking Them

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    Understand first, subvert later Rules, who needs them? You don’t want to spend all your time thinking inside the box right? Rules are for followers who don’t intend to break new ground… aren’t they? The truth is, if you want to break the rules you need to know what they are first. Listen to Pablo

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