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5 Classic Mistakes to Avoid When Asking for That Big Promotion

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Your heart’s beating faster as you walk into your boss’s office. You’re here to ask for a raise.

This is the big one: the one where you ask for an extra 10, 15, or even 20% more in salary… the big promotion.   

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The Paper Resume: Not the Best Way to Impress During a Job Search

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I’ve now spent more time on the other side of the table interviewing and hiring job applicants.

So now I’ve come to see the paper resume as just one small component of a much larger picture…   

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Mentorship: 3 Undervalued Benefits of Serving as a Mentor

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After many wonderful mentoring experiences, I’ve learned how valuable and humbling it is to take on the role of a mentor. I can only hope that my mentees have gotten as much out of the experience as I have.

After all, mentoring has made me both a better manager, colleague and person.   

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Finally! 7 Organizer Apps to Help Keep Life and Work in Order

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I like being as busy as possible. However, I don’t like busy trying to figure out everything that I have to do or planning the best way to be working on multiple ventures and activities at once.

Thankfully, there are now a number of new organizer apps available to help keep my life and work in order…   

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5 Simple Steps to Help You Climb the Career Ladder

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If you work hard and continue learning, opportunities to climb the career ladder will have a domino effect.

So whether you’re in a front desk role or trying to climb the career ladder, here are five tips that can help move your career in the right direction…
   

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Overcome Discomfort: 6 Ways to Stand Up and Ask for What You Want

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It’s tough to overcome discomfort and ask for what you want — but if you never ask, you’ll never receive.

Let’s discuss how you overcome discomfort and earn your seat at the table…   

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