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3 Pro Tips to Creating a Successful Career Plan
3 Pro Tips to Creating a Successful Career Plan

Only 37 percent of American workers expect to retire by the time they turn 65. Consequently, most of us expect to have exceptionally long careers. Whether you are one of the few looking to retire by age 65, or a member of the uncertain majority, having a career plan is a vital tool to put…

3 Key Stages of a Successful Job Search
3 Key Stages of a Successful Job Search

The new year inspires all of us to make changes in our lives. And, for many of us, this means a career move. A Monster.com survey found that nine of the site’s 10 busiest job application days in 2018 were during January. Consequently, competition for career opportunities is at its fiercest this time of year….

Is A Lateral Career Move Right for You?
Is A Lateral Career Move Right for You?

Most people associate career moves with forward or upward movement. You ascend to a higher position, earn higher pay and receive more perks. Conversely, a lateral career move results in a change of roles and responsibilities but not in status or pay. This bears the question, why would someone decide on a lateral career move?…

5 Ways to Break Into Management Like a Boss
5 Ways to Break Into Management Like a Boss

Working in a corporate office can make you wonder what it’s going to take to get noticed, get promoted and pull off a professional B&E into the management suite. You have the necessary years of experience. Furthermore, you know how things work in your company and have a good rapport with your colleagues. Most of…

Simple Daily Habits that Undermine Productivity
Simple Daily Habits that Undermine Productivity

As the old saying goes, it’s the little things that count. In the world of business, it’s the little things that add up, and that might not be a good thing. Everyone has little quirks and habits that they bring into the office every single day, but are those habits nixing all hope for higher…

Productivity Hacks from the Most Productive People in the World
Productivity Hacks from the Most Productive People in the World

As much as we wish we could add hours to the day, the trick to becoming more productive has a lot to do with our daily habits. Leaders and entrepreneurs with high productivity and success know how to get more done in less time. What are their day-to-day productivity hacks? What bits of wisdom can…

How to Master Chaos and Keep Your New Year’s Resolutions
How to Master Chaos and Keep Your New Year’s Resolutions

The beginning of a new year feels like a clean slate. But as the holidays fade away and the pace picks back up again, it can be hard to keep those resolutions and goals for 2017. According to Forbes, only 8% of people fulfill their New Year’s resolutions. What can you do to change that?…

The Raise (and How to Get One)
The Raise (and How to Get One)

It’s the one thing most people want, and think they deserve, but never ask for: a raise. Even when they possess the business skills to deserve one, most American workers have balked at asking for an increase in salary. In fact, according to a 2015 US News and World Report article, “How to Ask for…