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12 LinkedIn Alternatives for Job Seekers
By Bassam Kaado | October 24, 2023

Online resources like LinkedIn are valuable job-search tools that match skills to positions. Learn about 12 LinkedIn alternatives to find the right job.

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College Professors Reveal What They Love (and Hate) About Their Jobs
By Brittney Morgan | October 24, 2023

College professors enjoy mentoring and watching students progress; frustrations include low pay and high workloads. Learn more about what professors say.

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Want a Professional Reference? How to Ask and What to Expect
By Matt D’Angelo | October 24, 2023

Excellent professional references can help you stand out among job applicants. Learn how to ask for a professional reference and what to include.

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Communication Technology and Inclusion Will Shape the Future of Remote Work
By Natalie Hamingson | October 24, 2023

Working from home is becoming the new normal. How can companies keep up while still managing teams effectively?

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Life’s Too Short: 4 Reasons to Do What You Love for a Living
By Stella Morrison | October 24, 2023

Money is important, but it isn’t everything. Studies show people who do what they love for a living are much happier.

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Michael Scott Quotes Every Leader Should Live By
By Sammi Caramela | October 24, 2023

These Michael Scott quotes from popular television series The Office may have come from a goofball manager, but they hold some leadership insight all the same.

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Is Your Personality Making It Hard to Work From Home?
By Casey Conway | October 24, 2023

Some personality types are better suited to a work-from-home arrangement. Learn traits compatible with remote work and how to build the necessary habits.

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The Personality Traits That Will Get You Hired
By Katharine Paljug | October 24, 2023

Employers want certain traits, also known as "soft skills," in a new hire. Find out the most important characteristics to get the job.

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New Job? How to Survive 8 First-Week Challenges
By Nicole Fallon | October 24, 2023

There are always challenges when you start a new job. Follow these strategies to overcome them.

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Soft Skills Every Tech Professional Should Have
By Jeremy Bender | October 24, 2023

While tech workers often concentrate on hard skills, soft skills are crucial for success. Learn to develop soft skills like communication and empathy.

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5 Workplace Confidence Killers and How to Beat Them
By Kaylyn McKenna | October 24, 2023

Is something killing your confidence at work? Learn how to overcome common confidence killers to succeed in your career.

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What Is Your Body Language Telling Your Interviewer?
By Linda Pophal | October 24, 2023

Body language and nonverbal cues can affect your job interview and how you're perceived. Learn tips for making a positive impression on hiring managers.

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Midlife Career Change: How to Make a Smooth Transition
By Katharine Paljug | October 24, 2023

It's never too late to make a career change. Learn how to take your decades of experience and channel them into a new line of work.

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Solving the Mystery of Millennial and Gen Z Job Hoppers
By Tejas Vemparala | October 24, 2023

To cut costs, businesses sometimes stop investing in younger employees' needs. Millennials and Gen Z want to get the maximum value for their work.

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How to Develop a Positive Attitude in the Workplace
By Bassam Kaado | October 24, 2023

Learning to develop a positive attitude or mindset in the workplace can help your employees and co-workers and increase company success.

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Why It’s Good to Have a BFF at Work
By Bassam Kaado | October 24, 2023

Workplace friendships can boost productivity and improve company culture. Learn the benefits of work friends and how to make a company friendlier. 

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Are Workplace Politics Destroying Your Business? Here’s How to Fix It
By Skye Schooley | October 24, 2023

See examples of negative office politics and find out how to handle such problems in your company. Plus, see examples of positive workplace politics.

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Why You Should or Shouldn’t Quit Your Job
By Max Freedman | October 24, 2023

How do you know when to quit your job and when to stay? Learn how to quit professionally – and maybe leave your day job to start a business.

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Mobile Device Usage at Work Increases Productivity
By Max Freedman | October 23, 2023

This guide explains how limited smartphone usage can improve productivity and employee morale in the workplace.

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Workplace Harassment: How to Recognize and Report It
By Skye Schooley | October 23, 2023

There are many types of workplace harassment. Learn how to spot each type and report it to put a stop to the behavior.

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Screwed Up at Work? How to Keep Your Job and Move Forward
By Kaylyn McKenna | October 23, 2023

Made a mistake at work? Find out how to make amends and move forward without harming your career or reputation.

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Why Do Employees Prefer Flexible Work Arrangements?
By Shayna Waltower | October 23, 2023

Your employees might be looking for more flexibility. In fact, flexible work arrangements benefit everyone. Learn how to encourage flexibility at work.

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How to Write a Self-Assessment: 5 Tips to Improve Your Evaluation
By Max Freedman | October 23, 2023

Do you need help writing your own self-assessment for a performance evaluation? This article can guide you through the process.

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What a Messy (or Neat) Desk Reveals About You
By Adam Uzialko | October 23, 2023

Employers can learn much from the state of workers' desks. Learn what a messy or clean desk says about you and how best to channel your unique personality.

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Terrible Boss? Here’s What You Can Do
By Adam Uzialko | October 23, 2023

Disagreeable bosses can create a poor company culture. Here's how to identify a bad boss and pointers for dealing with a bad workplace situation.

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4 Solid Strategies for Expanding Your Professional Network
By Bassam Kaado | October 23, 2023

Professional networking means creating and maintaining relationships that can help further your brand. Use these networking tools and strategies.

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6 Interview Skills That Will Get You Hired
By Ross Mudrick | October 23, 2023

Nailing a job interview may come down to interview skills and how you present yourself. Learn six skills to help you better prepare for a job interview.

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How to Ace an Out-of-State Job Interview
By Leslie Pankowski | October 23, 2023

Interviewing for an out-of-state job? Whether you're traveling there or videoconferencing with the hiring manager, here are some tips to help you succeed.

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6 Types of Office ‘Politicians’ and How to Handle Them
By Eduardo Vasconcellos | October 23, 2023

Many workers participate in office politics to get ahead. Learn the downsides of office politics and how to survive six types of office politicians.

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Looking for a Job? Don’t Tell Them You’re Unemployed
By Max Freedman | October 23, 2023

Hiring managers show prejudice against unemployed candidates. Learn why this bias exists, and find out pointers for getting the job if you're unemployed.