On Careers

April 2012


3 Ways to Boost Your Work Resilience

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Everyone has tough times—but some people seem to handle those times better than others. One co-worker might be a ball of anxiety, frustrated at every change. Another seems to figure out her next step easily and move on. What makes the difference? Resilience.

Resilience isn't the absence of stress,

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7 Ways to Sharpen Your Leadership Skills

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Very few people describe themselves as natural born leaders. It takes buckets of self-confidence and a dash of moxie to get others to follow your lead. But you don't exactly need to grab the microphone to exude leadership. Leadership is a skill; one that can be learned and developed. Strong ...

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10 Simple Tips to Networking Success

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Job-search and career coaches always tout networking's importance. They implore clients to break away from their computers to engage in old-fashioned interactions with people who may be able to help them.

It's not so easy to master the art of juggling a plate and drink in one hand while gracefully ...

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Is It Time to Quit?

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Has your job stopped being challenging? Are you bored at work? It may be time to quit and move on to the next opportunity. But before you cut the cord, read on to figure out if now is the ideal time to quit.

Good Reasons to Leave Your Job

If you dread going to work or feel like you're going to be ...

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employment
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6 Tips for Taking Control of Work Stress

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Most of us aren't crazy, but we are crazed.

We face numerous demanding and complicated situations—with no one right answer or clear path. We don't have enough time, enough help, or all the information required when we need it. Emotions can often run high and add another layer of unpredictability to ...

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Do You Need a Performance Review?

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While some employers have policies about giving regular performance reviews, others—especially smaller companies and startups—may not have anything set in stone. As an employee, having your supervisor review your performance provides several benefits:

  • It keeps you motivated knowing which areas of ...
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    How to Derail Your Job Search

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    If you're searching for a job, you face a hard enough market these days without making things even worse by sabotaging your own efforts.

    Here are eight ways that you might derail your job search without realizing it:

    1. Not bothering to apply because you're sure you won't get the job. Sure, if it's a ...

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    resumes
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