The Best Question to Ask Your Boss Whenever You’re Assigned a New Project

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When I started at my current role, my manager told me, “The first time you do this task, it’ll take an hour. But once you do it several more times, it should only take you about 15 minutes.”

And she …

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7 Statements That’ll Motivate You to Finally Kick Off Your Job Search

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I have a lot of friends who don’t like their jobs—whether it’s because they don’t get along with their boss, or they’re not motivated by the work they’re doing, or because they simply don’t feel challenged.

Those same friends, however, …

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Here’s How Hiring Managers Look at Those Quirky Job Titles on Your Resume

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Nowadays, there are some pretty crazy job titles, and even as someone who works in the career space I’ve yet to fully understand them all.

Then, of course, comes the issue of ambiguous titles. For example, I’m an editor—but I …

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Ask a Career Coach: How Can I Turn Down a Job When Somebody Gave Me an “In”?

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Dear Career Coach,

I have a job offer on the table, but I don’t think I want to take it. Here’s the problem: Somebody I know gave me an “in” at this company, and I’m worried that turning down the …

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10 Simple Ways to Advance Your Career on Your Lunch Break

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by Adrian Hopkins

Last year, the folks at the staffing company OfficeTeam released a survey that revealed something provocative about the American lunch hour: It doesn’t exist. Forty-eight percent of respondents said they take 30 minutes or less to break …

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