Five Do’s and Don’ts of Your First Management Position

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You’ve mastered the art of meeting your deadlines, hitting your goals and accomplishing your deadlines. As a reward you’ve been promoted to a manager role. Or perhaps you eventually see yourself with that title change and increase in responsibility. Making the move from contributor to manager can be a challenging task. Stick to a few… Read more »

Five Tips to Choose the Best Job Reference

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References serve as a powerful tool during the hiring process. Hiring managers often contact references to find out what a candidate can truly accomplish and what they’re like to work with. Having a great reference to back up your skills is imperative, but not everyone knows how they should go about getting one. Here are… Read more »

Five Characteristics To Make You A Better Team Player

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Simply put, teamwork is an essential part of success. Being a vital part of the team requires us to contribute something valuable to the team. 75% of all employers describe teamwork and collaboration as crucial and need to the success of their companies. Here are five characteristics to make you a better team player, and… Read more »

Spring Clean Your Job Search

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Take time to spring clean your job search. Re-assessing and revamping your search will help you stay focused and organized without burning yourself out. Start by asking yourself if you have been diligent with your job search in terms of;Are you attending networking events? Are you networking on social media? Have you scheduled any informational interviews?… Read more »

4 Career Enhancing New Year’s Resolutions

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Here we are again…. time for New Year’s Resolutions. It’s time to think about New Year’s resolutions that will help enhance your career, and make showing up to work on Monday mornings a tad bit easier. Here are four simple resolutions to get you started: 1.Focus on work that gets results, and track your success…. Read more »

3 Short Term Goals to Keep in 2015

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A short term goal is any goal that you set for yourself that can be accomplished within 12 months or less. Without these short term goals, bigger, life altering changes become harder to envision and, as a result, probably won’t get done. Today we are discussing three examples of short term goals to set for… Read more »

Today is #GivingTuesday! Corporations and Individuals Making a Difference

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Today is the 3rd Annual #GivingTuesday around the world. Created with the help of the 92nd Street and United Nations Foundation, today is a global day dedicated to “giving back”. It’s a day that corporations and individuals have set aside to make a difference. According to the Blackbaud Index, Donations to charity increased 1.8 percent… Read more »