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Take Advantage of Your Free Time During Social Distancing

Most of us are finding ourselves with extra free time while we adapt to our new lifestyles during social distancing. While it may be easy to sit around and binge watch your favorite show or to immersing yourself in social media, don't squander this opportunity to advance your career! Here are 3 ways to use this extra time at home to propel your career forward! [...]

March 27th, 2020|

Tips for Remote Work Success During COVID-19 Outbreak

Many businesses are asking employees to work from home for (at least) the 2 few weeks until the COVID-19 virus is under control. For those who are not used to working from home and especially for those with children now at home too, this has the potential to be a very difficult time. And businesses can’t afford for a lack of productivity during this time. [...]

March 20th, 2020|

Do You Keep a Work Journal?

Work Journals are a great tool to help you self-reflect, record progress, document achievement milestones, and help you grow. It could also be a place to write down your favorite  quotes, record feedback you’ve received, or jot down ideas you have. Journals are also a great resource to use when you have quarterly reviews with your leader. As with any journal, the way you choose [...]

March 13th, 2020|

EQ is the New IQ in the Workplace

Emotional quotient (EQ), also known as emotional intelligence is becoming one of the most important factors to workplace success. Someone with emotional intelligence has an ability to identify and control their emotions. This involves a high level of self-awareness, self-regulation, and social skills. Studies are beginning to show that understanding EQ in the workplace is proven to have several benefits, such as better collaboration and [...]

March 6th, 2020|

What Should Your Resume Reflect About You?

Your resume is more than just a piece of paper you must submit to apply for a new job. Your resume is a marketing tool that should reflect who you are as an employee. Many times a resume is your one shot at landing the job of your dreams, so what should your resume reflect about you? Your resume should tell a story about where [...]

February 28th, 2020|

How to Ask for a Raise the Right Way

Asking for a raise can be scary! You don’t want to upset or offend your manager. You don’t want to come off as entitled or demanding. But, it’s a fine line to walk because you do want to be compensated fairly. And, your salary has a snowball effect. Once you get a raise, you will be putting more money into your retirement, you will be [...]

February 21st, 2020|

How You Say Things at Work Make All the Difference

It’s never just what you say, it’s how you make people feel. It’s the difference between telling someone what to do, and asking someone to do something for you. It’s the difference between coming off condescending and coming off helpful. It’s the difference between making someone feel like you think their idea is dumb, and helping someone see the pitfalls in their plan that they [...]

February 14th, 2020|

Learn to Expect the Unexpected at Work

There’s only one thing that’s certain; the fact that nothing is ever certain. Do you know how to respond in critical situations at work? From a robbery at the office, an employee getting sick, to a PowerPoint not working… unexpected issues are bound to occur from time to time in the workplace. It’s important to learn to control what you can control, and remain poised [...]

February 7th, 2020|