How to Stay Healthy When You Work Long Hours

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Staying healthy during long workweeks can be a job in itself. If you’re working 60+ hour workweeks or 12- hour days, your body can easily become more fatigued, leaving your immune system stressed and weakened. Plus, working around other people for long hours puts you in contact with germs and bacteria for longer stretches of… Read more »

Why New Employees Should Never Be Afraid to Speak Up at Work

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The first few months on a new job is an exciting time, but it can also be a bit intimidating. Everyone around you are seasoned veterans, and here you are the “newbie” who has so much to learn. This general attitude can cause even the most confident person to feel a little trepidatious about speaking… Read more »

Why Hands-On Managers are Masters at Productivity and Growth

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Few people find themselves in management positions without working their way through the trenches to arrive there. This means that on your way to a senior level position, you probably worked under at least one manger who just didn’t get it and was essentially ineffective in their position as a result. Your goal is to… Read more »

How and When to Place an Internship on Your Clerical Resume

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For many recent graduates and college students, obtaining an internship is the first step toward stable future employment. The current job market in America is competitive at best, and discouraging at worst. This is especially true if you have little on-the-job experience. For this reason, you should never hide an internship at the bottom of… Read more »

Improve Workplace Culture by Giving Your Employees a Voice

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Every business is expected to follow good management practices. One of the most important, yet underappreciated, practices involves listening to your employees and lending them a voice. But can you afford to take such a big risk? What if your employees damage your reputation, become angry, or refuse to focus on their work? These myths… Read more »

How and Why You Should Get Better at Asking for Help

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Business owners are quick to complain about the lack of cooperation between their employees – but the problem is based less on the number of people willing to give assistance, and more on the number of people unwilling to ask for it. For many people, asking for help feels like admitting weakness. Employees want to… Read more »

Everything You Should Know About Conducting a Mock Job Interview

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Like any other skill or talent, you can get better at job interviews with practice and patience. In fact, it’s always a good idea to conduct a mock job interview before going to the real thing. A mock interview helps you “get in the zone,” allowing you to practice things like: Answers to common interview… Read more »

Survive Office Politics with Our Guide

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Politics isn’t just limited to the world of governance and public service. It’s something deeply rooted in our workplaces, which in turn, are bound by hierarchies and bureaucracies. For example, as an employee, you are required to follow a manager or a person in charge, who in turn, was assigned to the position by fulfilling… Read more »

No One Will Take Charge of Your Career But You

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It seems that everyone knows it’s important to grow your career. The only question, however, is how. Unfortunately, it’s no longer enough to work hard and be loyal to your employer. In fact, you may have a co-worker you know doesn’t work as hard as you do or isn’t as smart, but keeps getting promoted… Read more »