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  • 5 Secret Perks to Negotiate Into Your Salary Package

    Your salary is not the most important thing when negotiating a job offer. Think outside the box during your negotiations to land such perks as flexible hours, onsite daycare, free snacks or even dry cleaning!
    By Daniel Wesley June 3, 2016 

  • 4 Steps for Working With Consultants to Achieve Measurable Milestones

    From graphic design mavens to organizational development wizards, consultants come in all kinds — but the keys to a successful consultant-client relationship, one that achieves measurable milestones, remain the same. Follow these four steps for...
    By Sona Jepsen September 17, 2015 

  • Stay Physically Fit for a Healthy Career

    There is a direct correlation between physical health and a successful career. No wonder employers are seeing the benefits of fit employees and offering health incentives such as gym memberships and corporate race challenges. Learn more about the career...
    By Amanda Trosen December 8, 2014 


  • 8 Gifts You Should Never Give at Work

    Just what do you get your boss for Christmas? You want him (or her) to think your gift is, well,…clever or classy, unique or intelligent. Certainly you don’t want to seem obsequious or inept, and just imagine how bad you would...
    By Linda Richter November 29, 2014 

  • 5 Steps to a Thriving Career

    Choosing a career right out of college is a daunting task. Many of us still don't know what it is exactly we should be doing even 5 or 10 years into our career! Here are some tips to make the change to a career you love, or to get even better...
    By Chun Hoe July 28, 2014 

  • Go on Vacation, But Make Sure Your Clients Aren’t Fending for Themselves

    You shouldn’t hesitate or feel guilty about taking a vacation, but workplace problems are infamously unpredictable, and chances are, clients won’t care if you’re in the office or on the beach when one arises. Here's how to prepare...
    By Drew Marshall June 17, 2014 


  • Setting and Meeting Goals: Tips & Free Templates

    Setting goals is essential to making improvements, whether you want to increase customer satisfaction for your business, earn a promotion or get in better physical shape. These free printable downloads can help you take specific steps toward those goals...
    By Tricia Goss December 30, 2013 

  • Micromanaging: What It's Costing Your Company

    If you want something done right, you should make sure everyone does it the way you do, right? It turns out those who micromanage are hurting themselves, their employees and their companies.
    By Jennifer Daniels December 26, 2013 

  • Closing the Skills Gap: Why You Should Work Smart AND Hard

    Even with unemployment rates remaining stubbornly high, many industries report thousands of jobs that remain unfilled. These are good jobs that require technical skills that the applicants simply do not have. We have to ask the question, is a college...
    By Soozy G. Miller December 18, 2013 

  • Your Success Depends on Becoming a Teachable Employee

    We've all experienced working with someone who doesn't take direction, and thinks they are always right... but wait... what if YOU are that person? Learn how to become a teachable employee, and set yourself up for success.
    By John Boudreau November 21, 2013 
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