Looking for a Job? Here’s are a Few Ways to Clean Up Your Personal Brand

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Looking for a Job? Here's are a Few Ways to Clean Up Your Personal Brand

Branding long ago expanded beyond the realm of products. Starting with actors and athletes, the concept of a personal brand has crept into all walks of life, popularized by social media and the gig economy. Are you doing enough to clean up your personal brand as you look for that dream job? The process might… Read more »

Why Should You Consider a New Job If You’ve Been Happily Employed for 10+ Years

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Why Should You Consider a New Job If You've Been Happily Employed for 10+ Years

Safety and security represent key career goals. It’s a great feeling to know for sure that you have a solid position, with a regular paycheck you can count on. As such, you’ve been happily employed at the same company for more than a decade. Why would you ever give that up for the uncertainty of… Read more »

Email Productivity Lessons to Help You Win Back Your Day

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The average person receives more than 120 emails each day. Taken as a whole, hundreds of billions of emails fly through cyberspace on a daily basis. No wonder it feels like you’re overwhelmed. If you’re not careful, dealing with emails can take over your entire schedule. That’s why you need to be smart about how… Read more »

Overcoming Age Bias in Your Job Search

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Age bias represents a serious problem for job seekers over 40. One study showed that nearly a quarter (21%) of workers in that age bracket have faced discrimination. At the same time, more than a third (36%) thought they have been barred from a position due to their age. Meanwhile, the issue gets worse as… Read more »

Strategies When Changing Your Career at the C-Level

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Changing career paths is difficult at any level. However, the challenges intensify when you reach the C-suite. That’s why you need well-considered strategies to make a meaningful switch. At the top rungs of the corporate ladder, your career becomes highly entrenched in a particular industry or specialty. It’s difficult to get people to see you… Read more »

Who Should Be Your Reference When You’re the Boss?

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References can represent a critical step in landing your dream job. You need the right people to detail your experience and commend your work habits. However, this process can get muddled when you don’t have a clear direct supervisor in your previous jobs. Who should be your reference when you’re the boss? A study conducted… Read more »

Top Excel Skills to Land a Finance and Accounting Job

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It takes a lot to get ahead in the finance and accounting world. Intelligence, creativity, leadership, networking skills, and luck. But sometimes mastering the basic skills can have the biggest impact. That’s why it’s important to get the most out of foundational tools like Excel. Any job you get in finance or accounting will require… Read more »

5 Years of Service and Gratitude

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What an amazing five years it’s been – and we’re just getting started! We want to celebrate with you as we commemorate our 5-year anniversary! After a challenging and rewarding year, we are launching our birthday celebration with “Throwback Thursdays” over the next several weeks by looking back on some local and national highlights. Our… Read more »

5 Signs Your Workplace is Actually Toxic…

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Do you work in a toxic environment? No, we aren’t talking about the presence of radiation or chemicals. We mean emotionally toxic. These stressful workplaces make it difficult to excel and can even lead to physical and mental health problems. Of course ,there’s the old “is it you or is it me?” debate at play… Read more »

Feeling Burnt Out? Here’s How to Approach Your Boss

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To a certain extent, burn out happens because you refuse to have a conversation. As stress builds and pressures mount, you avoid talking to the one person who can truly help: your boss. That’s a mistake. Rather than risking your health and undermining your productivity, learn how to approach your boss when you’re feeling burnt… Read more »