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Workplace 101: Courteous, Professional (and Absolutely Necessary) Email Replies

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Email replies are Courteous, Professional, and Absolutely Necessary There are four reasons why you should answer every work email when a reply is appropriate. You’d be amazed how much goodwill you can generate from a five-second response.
   

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5 Common Work Mistakes You Never Knew You Were Making

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To uncover some common work mistakes you might not even know you’re making, we talked with Dana Brownlee from Professionalism Matters.

She gave us five things to look out for so you can maintain your top-notch work cred…   

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Filenames for Your Resume and Cover Letter: More Important Than You Think

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For many job seekers, the filenames, titles, and URL names they provide employers are quite often more important than they think.

Because when recruiters and employers see vague attachments to your email or applications, they aren’t exactly to excited to open the files…   

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LinkedIn Status Updates: Are You Annoying Those You Should Be Impressing?

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Do you share unprofessional, “Facebook-like” information on LinkedIn? I hear from people every week who feel frustrated with the information people share on LinkedIn because it is trivial. So, what’s the #1 rule of thumb relating to LinkedIn status updates that I wish everyone followed?   

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21 Grammar Rules for Effective Communication [Infographic]

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In today’s highly competitive job market, being able to communicate quickly and effectively is a must.

So using grammar rules correctly – on your resume, LinkedIn profile, and even on social media – is often key factor in landing the job you want…   

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Professionalism in the Workplace: How Do You Match Up? [Infographic]

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The word “professional” gets thrown around a lot. Many believe it has to do with someone’s title, or experience level. Others consider someone to be more or less professional by the way they dress, or by their work ethic.

But what does this word really mean? And why is this important to know?   

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