First Week on the Job

June 04 , 2019

You walk through the revolving door of the lobby toward the elevator, soaking in your surroundings—there’s not a familiar face in the building. You straighten out your suit, press #12, and take a deep breath: Once those doors re-open, your first week of work will officially begin.

Filed Under: Attitude, behavior in the workplace, best advice, Career Advice, communication, success

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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17 Things Really Successful People Never Stop Doing (Ever)

September 10 , 2015

Think of the most successful person you know. Maybe we’re talking about a work colleague or a mentor. Maybe this is someone you knew growing up or in school--and you can’t believe how much he or she has achieved since then.

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Here's the Trick to Removing 'Like' and 'Um' From Your Vocabulary

September 08 , 2015

Recently I attended a training course in New York City and at the start of the course each of us introduced ourselves.

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7 Ways Mentally Strong People Handle Stress

September 03 , 2015

While stress causes some people to crumble, mentally strong people continue to thrive in the midst of added tension. In fact, they view adversity as an opportunity for self-growth. Whether they're dealing with financial setbacks, health problems, or workplace difficulties, mentally strong people...

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10 Women In Leadership Share Their Secrets to Success

August 26 , 2015

If we want innovative results, we need leaders who aren’t afraid to think differently. And who aren’t afraid to lead differently.

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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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20 Things Your Boss Will Love To Hear and Why

June 15 , 2015

Looking to make a good impression with a new boss or improve your relationship with your current manager? Try adding a few of these powerful phrases into your conversations. You can easily improve your standing with your boss without being insincere or being thought a brown-noser.

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