Category: Careers

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Five Ways to Fast-Track Your Promotion

August 13, 2016.Careers
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Who isn’t impatient to get ahead? According to a recent national workforce survey conducted by IPSOS, a global market research firm, and the Jack Welch Management Institute, 31 percent of American professionals said they have been passed over for a promotion they felt they deserved and 43 percent thought about quitting their jobs in the past […]

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Frustrated at Work? Here’s an Antidote

August 8, 2016.Careers
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You’re out having lunch at your favorite pizza spot, sitting around with your colleagues, and the hot topic of the day is the new evaluation system at work. You hate it. It’s all a bunch of bureaucratic phoniness. At last week’s lunch, it was the strategic planning process. All chart-making, not real discussion – no […]

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Can You Answer This One Question About Your Job? (Most People Can’t)

August 7, 2016.Careers
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“What do you do?” It’s a simple enough question heard time and time again—at social and business events, high school and family reunions, and conferences. People should have no problem answering this simple question, then, right? Wrong. Ask this question and you’ll see that the first response you get will likely be someone’s job title, […]

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Are You “All In”? Four Ways to Tell

August 5, 2016.Business
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Last week, I ran into a colleague who was carrying two phones—one for work and one for personal use. It wasn’t born of a need for privacy or an interest in accumulating more cool devices. Instead, the employee was attempting to achieve a healthy “work-life balance,” and the two phones were just the most overt […]

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Your Boss Ignores You… Now What?

August 1, 2016.Careers
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As you’re sitting at the beach this summer and have some time to think (hopefully you’re in flip-flops, in a place where the weather is really, really nice), here’s something important to ask yourself: Do you really, truly know where you stand in your organization? With your boss? Compared to your peers? Are you satisfied that […]

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