Career Advice for College Graduates

May 30 , 2019

Most of the best career advice isn’t learned in school or discussed during formal annual reviews. They’re the priceless nuggets of wisdom you tend to learn through the school of hard knocks instead – sometimes too late. One of the best gifts that seasoned leaders can give to college graduates is...

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Finding Happiness Within Each Work Day

February 05 , 2019

One of my mom’s favorite stories to tell us as children was the tale of the traveler and the three bricklayers.

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How to Ace Your Phone Interview

January 08 , 2019

Hiring managers are more often opting to start the interview process over the phone in interest of saving time and resources. Some even choose to hire a candidate based solely on a phone screen. Although efficient, these interviews can sometimes put a candidate at a disadvantage because they...

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6 Ways to Use Your Fear of Failure to Succeed

August 15 , 2016

Whenever you start striving to reach your goals or chase your dreams, that little voice turns up. The one that tells you you’re not good enough, or smart enough, or strong enough.

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Career Tip For Millennials: Be Clear, Concise And Compelling

July 25 , 2016

It is hard to be clear. It is hard to be concise. It is hard to be compelling. It is really hard to be all three at the same time! For that important presentation, however, mastering the art of being all three is essential to creating passionate support from your audience. It is the difference...

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Interviewing 101: Attire & Hygiene Checklist

June 10 , 2016

When interviewing, it’s important to present yourself in the best light possible. Appearing disheveled, unorganized, or unprofessional may hinder you in your job search. The following list highlights some general good practices for interview attire and hygiene. Every situation is unique; so use...

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27 Highly Successful People Share the Best Career Advice for New Grads

June 07 , 2016

If clichés like "Follow your passion," "Give 110%," and "Be true to yourself" just aren't cutting it for you, then we've got some fresh takes on how to get a head start on your career.

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Your Comfort Zone Is Killing Your Success

July 27 , 2015

Applying for jobs just out of college or grad school, comfort may have seemed like the ultimate goal: to find the perfect job that was a natural fit and have a long, fulfilling career there.

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10 Tips For Adding Value By Showing Initiative

July 23 , 2015

In these tough times, it is absolutely critical you continue to demonstrate your value to your employer, clients, and colleagues on a daily basis. Adding value is THE buzzword for “safe-guarding” your career and propelling yourself to the top of your profession.

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Become an Effective Problem Solver: Learn to Listen Better

July 13 , 2015

The art of being a good listener can make you more likable and effective in the workplace. Too often people think that leadership and confidence are tied to directing conversations and taking command. Research on effective leaders shows the opposite is true. Great leaders are empathetic towards...

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