Looking At Monday — 5 Ways You Can Find Motivation for the Week

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If you’re like many people, the start of the workweek gives you a case of the Mondays. You’ve been feeling this way for a while now and you’re ready to do something about it. The start of a new week should be refreshing as it’s filled with ample opportunities for success. It’s time to change… Read more »

It’s the Holidays AND You’re Working Remote. Here’s How To Stay Motivated.

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The holiday season has arrived, but things are very different this year. Due to the COVID-19 pandemic you’ve been working from home most of 2020. You’re thankful to have this flexible work arrangement but that doesn’t mean it’s easy to concentrate. Working remotely inevitably comes with distractions but even more so during the holiday season…. Read more »

Pursuing Rather Than Coasting — How to Advance Your Career

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You’ve been feeling discontent in your current job for a while now. As an ambitious person, you know you want more from your career, but you’re not sure how to get it.    Right now you’re just coasting along waiting for something to happen. It’s time to stop hoping the right opportunity will come your… Read more »

Avoiding Distractions While Working Remote

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Whether you’re working from home due to COVID-19 or were already doing so before the pandemic, you know it can be a challenge. You’re grateful for the ability to work remotely but doing so isn’t always easy.  Your home is filled with distractions, and unlike at the office, there’s no boss present to keep you focused. Therefore, it’s up to… Read more »

Job Seeker Advice — Leaving Your Old Job Without Burning Bridges

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You’ve just accepted a new job and you couldn’t be more excited about the future. Of course, you’re probably not too excited about breaking the news to your current boss.   Whether you can’t wait to leave or feel bittersweet about your exit, it’s only natural to feel anxious about giving your notice. Regardless of your… Read more »

Should I Look for a New Job Right Now? — Job Seeking During COVID-19

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You’re not happy in your job, but you’re not sure if trying to make a move during the COVID-19 pandemic is the best idea. Despite your dissatisfaction with your current role, you’re grateful to be gainfully employed and earning a steady paycheck.  The good news is, there’s nothing wrong with looking for a new job in the… Read more »

Raising the Bar — How to Ask For a Raise

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You’ve been in the same job for a while now, and you know you’re doing great work. You thought you’d be granted a raise months ago, but waiting patiently hasn’t gotten you very far.  Rising costs of living, combined with the feeling that you deserve more, has inspired you to finally ask your boss for… Read more »

Overcoming Your Anxiety About Returning to Work

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If you’re concerned about going back to work in the midst of the COVID-19 pandemic, you’re not alone. Nearly half — 46% — of U.S. workers are concerned about being exposed to the virus at work, according to Gallup.  Whether you’ve been laid off or working remotely since March, it’s only natural to be nervous about being in a setting where… Read more »

Bilingual Skills — Why You Should Highlight Them in Your Resume

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You’ve mastered the art of speaking two languages, and that’s pretty amazing. Whether you became bilingual for family reasons or just because you wanted to be fluent in another language, you should feel very proud of this ability.  What you might not realize is, being bilingual doesn’t just make it easier to communicate — it can make it easier… Read more »