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After working hard all year, you deserve to cut loose and party with all of your coworkers around the holidays, right? Well, not exactly. Ask around in any company, and you’ll quickly start hearing horror stories of holiday parties past. After hearing a few of these stories, it shouldn’t take long for you to realize… Read more »

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are a company leader, re-evaluating your management style is a great way to do that. It can get challenging to evaluate yourself because we all tend to have a self-serving bias that distorts the perception of ourselves. A common way to judge a leader is to look at their contributions to the growth and bottom… Read more »

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A company’s culture is loosely defined as its values and internal relationships. When a company has a good culture, it can mean less stress for employees, lower turnover, and higher productivity. When the culture is bad, it can force good people out the door and have a dampening effect on productivity. As an employee, it’s… Read more »

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Regardless of why you’re quitting a job, it’s essential to resign in a thoughtful, professional manner. The way you resign from your job could affect your future as a professional. If you quit in a positive, professional manner, you are in a position to get professional references and maintain your network connections. Below is a… Read more »

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The leaves are off the trees, and it’s getting c-c-cold out there! Not only that, but the skies are looking pretty grey these days, and it can be easy to slip into a bit of a funk. Feeling down isn’t just bad for your personal life, it’s also bad for your professional life since it’s… Read more »

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If you accept a job offer with a salary that you don’t like, you’re not only setting yourself back in the short-term, you’re also looking at long-term pay issues, as all of your raises moving forward will be based off that initial salary. Clearly, it’s in your best interest to negotiate if you receive an… Read more »

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In addition to the human costs, which can be devastating, the financial costs of workplace injuries can seriously impact a company. Each year, American companies lose billions of dollars due to injury and illness. If you want to keep a lid on workplace injuries, you should make workplace safety a major component of your company’s… Read more »

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Returning to work after welcoming a new child to your family is a massive change, for your personal and professional life. Balancing your career with the needs of a new child is hard, even if you are lucky enough to regularly get a full night’s sleep. Getting through the first few weeks requires patience, trust,… Read more »

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People generally want to like their job and do it well, but too often, employers get in the way of that. If you’ve done a good job of hiring the right people, but your employees are feeling unmotivated, it’s time to look in the mirror. Below are some common reasons employees lose motivation, and how… Read more »

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If you’re like most people, once in a while, you’ll catch yourself feeling unhappy at work. Sure, there’s a lot to complain about at most jobs, but do you really want to be negative all the time? Probably not. Finding yourself in a bad mood is not only upsetting, but it’s also bad for your… Read more »