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All posts tagged in: business

work life balance

Simple Ways to Create a Work Life Balance

Finding a good work life balance is a fine line to walk when you are very ambitious and actually like what you do.  It’s also hard today, when you are almost constantly available by text, email, and phone to your work, even in your off-hours.  On one hand, it can be very easy for the […]

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teamwork

Working Better Together: The Power of Good Teamwork

Working as a team can be the bane of some people’s existence but also the center of many success stories when it’s done right. Teamwork and collaboration is only as strong as the team’s weakest link. The person (or people) who don’t embrace effective teamwork and hinder the flow of progress can cause many road […]

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professionalism

Professionalism in Today’s Workplace

Professionalism.  It’s a powerful word with a powerful meaning to those who care about it and set standards for it in their lives.  To others, it may be a buzzword, something that doesn’t mean much because they don’t know how to apply the idea to their lives. What does Professionalism mean to you? I think there […]

mentor

Do You Need a Mentor?

I never thought I really needed a mentor until I ended up with one. In my first job, right out of college, I was taken under the wing of a more senior and experienced recruiter and I worked underneath and alongside her, happily, for about a year.  She taught me a lot about recruiting and […]

constructive criticism

How to Take Feedback Constructively

We’ve all been there.  You think you are working your hardest, bringing your “A-game” and someone stops you in your tracks with some constructive criticism.  Except sometimes it doesn’t feel helpful.  It can feel critical, or micro-managing, or any number of negative words that you may choose to see it as.  However, the way you […]

deal with rejection

3 Productive Ways to Deal with Rejection

Rejection can come in many forms and can affect people in different ways.  The one piece of advice I try to give myself, and others, is to not take it personally.  This is easier said than done for many people though.  Putting yourself “out there”, whether it’s for a job, a relationship, a friendship, or […]

interview, tips, career, advice

Interview Tips & Strategy

So you applied to a position that looks like it will be a perfect fit for your skills, it looks like an ideal career step forward in both responsibility and salary and you are so eager for the interview, you are bouncing in your seat like a kid on the way to Disneyland. How do […]