The 15-Minute Habit That’ll Impress Your Boss (and Boost Your Confidence)

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This may sound unbelievable, but it’s true: My client asked for—and received!—two promotions and three raises in the span of 18 months. Clearly, she’s a superstar.

However, it takes more than being awesome at your job to pull this …

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7 Must-Reads for Anyone Who Hates Meetings (So Everyone?)

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You’re not the only person who’s left a meeting feeling like it was a colossal waste of your time. The good news? There are actually better ways to deal with them than just sucking it up and sitting through …

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The Cliche Question You Need to Stop Asking in 2017

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Imagine this scenario: You’re at a friend’s party and you don’t know anyone else there. When your friend goes to refill her drink, you’re left standing alone with a new acquaintance you just met. A few awkward seconds pass, and …

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Monday Motivation- Network your way into your next job or internship

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I’ve been a headhunter in Silicon Valley for decades — here’s my best advice for people who hate networking

You have to get over it, advises Corcodilos. Flickr …

By Kelly Collins
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4 Innocent Questions You Can Ask to Clear Up Confusing Directions

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Your boss is great at a lot of things. But, providing you with directions on how exactly to do something? Not so much.

Maybe he’s so vague with his instructions that you end each meeting feeling completely unclear about what …

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6 Things to Do in Your First Week at a New Job

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The first week of any new job can seem a little overwhelming. It’s probably the one week where you’ll have the most “ramping up” to do throughout your time at a company. Here are a few tips to make sure …

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3 Small Email Mistakes You’ll Make After Vacation (That Are So Avoidable)

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Ideally, your time away from work was (at least, somewhat) relaxing. But that post-vacation zen can go right out the window once you sit down to tackle your inbox and realize there are approximately one million messages waiting for you. …

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Why the Smartest People Often Fail at Work

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What’s your proudest failure?

Does that question surprise you? It’s certainly not a common one in professional circles, where our focus tends to be on quantifiable success. While achieving desirable results and succeeding matters, if we consider how failure is …

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7 Things to Do at Work When Everyone Is Out of the Office

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Are you at work this week too?

Most of your coworkers are out decking the halls the second half of December, but you’re not taking a vacation. Now what? You could celebrate the solitude with long lunches and Facebook marathons …

By Troy Hopkins
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