Soft Skills: What Are They And Why You Should Have Them

What separates two technically proficient employees? Imagine there are two accountants vying for a managerial position. Both have a firm grasp of accounting and an ability to use the latest software tools even in their sleep. Who would be promoted to the managerial role? What extra skills would the accountants need to have to prove…

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List Of Fastest Growing Jobs In The US

It can be frustrating to graduate from school and be unable to get a job. One major reason people are unemployed is because they do not have skills that match available job opportunities. If you are trying to decide which career to switch to or whether to take a professional or vocational training program, this…

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5 Questions You Should Ask During An Interview

Interviews are supposed to be a two way process. While your interviewer(s) are evaluating your suitability for the position, you are also able to use the opportunity to decide if the position/company would be a good fit for your career aspirations. By asking certain questions, you can gauge the suitability of the company. Asking these…

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Feeling The Strain? How To Avoid Business Burnout

Do you constantly hate the thought of going to work? Do you feel like you should not be doing as much work as you are currently doing?   These are signs of burnout and you must avoid business burnout so that it doesn’t have adverse consequences on your business.   In tackling business burnout, it…

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Beyond Money: How To Motivate Employees

As a business leader, you must be able to motivate your employees in order to get the best out of them. Many leaders often think that money is the only way to motivate employees. Give them a raise! However, this does not work all the time because employees need some things other than money to…

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Why You Should Work Smart

FACT: The hardest working people are not necessarily the most successful. It is not bad to work hard but working hard in most cases is just basically putting in physical and mental efforts to achieve limited results. By working smart , you can supercharge your efforts and achieve more than your peers. You should focus…

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5 Obstacles In The Way Of Your Promotion

You might be working hard and feeling like you are putting in your best effort. Yet, there seems to be no recognition for your efforts. Instead of promoting you to lead the team, management brings in an “outsider”. The situation described above can be painful. When such things happen, you feel stuck at your job…

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How To Become Indispensable To Your Employer

In 2014, we would have hoped that the employment situation would be better than 2008. However, everywhere you turn to, jobs are drying up and employers are constantly restructuring and firing. It can be difficult to hold down a job in such situations. However, there are people who are able to prove their importance and…

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How To Make A Career Switch Effortlessly

Your career is your life story.  It needs deep reflection and a lot of groundwork so that one has a very fulfilling experience.  Every individual at some point of time in their career will face crossroads.  Deciding which path to choose will only help in taking the next steps.  To continuously move in the right…

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Self Improvement Tips For Combating Laziness

Laziness can stop you from reaching your goals.  Many people would have achieved a lot in life if not for the fact that they did not put in the necessary hard work needed to succeed.  Some people may argue that hard work is not necessary in life and that you need to be lucky to…

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