Author Archives: Levo League

Hard Work Alone Is Not the Path to Career Advancement

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Are you stuck in a career rut? Do you find yourself putting in the hours and effort with little to nothing to show for your efforts?

Maybe you’re tired, overworked, and underappreciated despite your hard work on the job…   

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Career Rut? 5 ways to Break Out, Move Up, and Stay on Track

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When you’re really lucky, you genuinely love your job. You wake up every day excited to slip on that business casual and hang out with your office besties. Any opportunity you’re given to tackle an important project or make a big presentation feels like a treat, and you have a long-term plan for yourself in your current industry… or maybe even at your current organization. Unfortunately, most of us haven’t hit that job jackpot yet. According to a new study from LinkedIn, nearly a quarter of employees feel like they’re in a career rut and almost half those surveyed between the ages of 35 and 44 have no clear idea of their career paths, putting them at risk of “sleepwalking” through their work life.    

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Overwhelming Career? How to Back out of Anything Gracefully

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Filling up your schedule, whether it’s your professional or personal calendar, can be a good thing. But overdoing it isn’t — especially when you start to feel like you’re in over your head.

Fortunately, when you need to take a step back at work, you can do so gracefully…   

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Career Options: The Path to Becoming a Small Business Consultant

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You’ve mastered the art of the small business — and now, you’re ready to take your career one step further. Serving as a small-business consultant to those who hope to follow in your footsteps is a viable option, but it’s one that might be difficult to navigate at first.

After all, you’re a master of your industry and your chosen trade, but you might not have ever been in a position quite like a consultant’s before…   

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Professional Respect: How to Be Taken Seriously at the Office

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Whether you’re the youngest, the least experienced, a new recruit, or all of the above, proving yourself can feel like an uphill challenge. The earlier you can prove yourself though, the sooner you’ll relax into the role and be able to perform to your best ability.

Here are a few tips on gaining professional respect…   

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First-Time Freelancers: How to Avoid 5 Common Mistakes

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Feeling an itch to do your own thing? This guide for first-time freelancers is sure to help… Whether you’re dreaming about being your own boss or want to start a side hustle, freelancing can be an excellent way to feel professionally satisfied and support yourself financially. Sure, striking out on your own is exciting. But it also comes with a handful of hurdles you’ll need to navigate as you get started. With that in mind, we put together a list of common mistakes first-time freelancers make — and, more importantly, how to avoid them. Read on to run your biz   

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