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Job Search
September 27, 2012

Flexible Schedules

In case you didn’t get the memo, we live in a technology-filled work environment with so many more options of how we can get work done. I can’t even remember how I worked before my crackberry addiction (a.k.a. Blackberry, smartphone, etc.) – being constantly available and in touch is an…
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Job Search
September 20, 2012

What Does Your LinkedIn Headline Say About You?

I am a fan of LinkedIn – I use it, I write about it and I think that every job seeker and employee, should have a profile on LinkedIn. Spending time on your profile, making meaningful connections and interacting with potential employers is awesome. But for some reason, people forget to put…
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September 17, 2012

Performance Management 101

So you are back from the summer slump and heading into the busiest time of the year – fourth quarter. And for most employees, fourth quarter means one thing is coming… performance reviews (otherwise known as annual reviews, bull&h!t feedback updates, and so on). Depending upon where you work, performance…
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Round Up
September 15, 2012

Super Saturday Round-Up – September

  Sometimes there just isn’t enough room in my posts during the week to cover all of the fabulousness going around in the interwebs. So I bring you Super Saturday Round-Up! (Get ready to get clicky). PocketChanged The first post is an opportunity I am more than grateful for -…
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September 13, 2012

Performance Improvement Plans (PIP)

Performance Improvement Plans, or PIPs, tend to be one of the most veiled “secrets” that Human Resources keeps… it’s the bad, secretive “tool” that all employees dread. But that’s not what PIPs are supposed to be, and hopefully sharing some transparency will help you figure out what to do when…
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Employee EngagementHR
September 7, 2012

5 Ways to Push Past Your Summer Slump

Summer is over – and the harsh reality of your first “real” week back at work is probably crashing down on you now, pretty hard. Even if you didn’t actually have a summer break (aka – you’re not a teacher), work tends to slow down significantly during the summer as…
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Giving Yourself Permission
September 4, 2012

Embrace Your Expertise – You Know Best (too)

My world is somewhat divided these days – I have a group of people who are bloggers and online entrepreneurs, and then my “real life” friends and family, who struggle with understanding what I actually do. I feel lucky to have both perspectives because undoubtedly, each faction sees different things…
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Job Search
August 30, 2012

Practical Tactical Thursday – It’s Your Fault You Didn’t Get the Job Offer

Note: Great week of features. Please be sure to go see some of my other posts around the web! Brazen Careerist: Learn These 3 Lessons Before Ditching Your Day Job to Follow Your Passion YouTern: 18 Kick-A$s People Who Will Change Your Life One of the most dreaded questions Human…
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Employee CommunicationsGet Promoted
August 27, 2012

6 Not-So-Obvious Mistakes that Could Ruin Your Work Reputation

Being a part of a company sometimes feels as though you are back in high-school; the cliques, the perceptions, the gossip, and not really knowing where you stand within an organization. And worst of all, you have no idea what you did to ruin your work reputation, or at least…
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