Category Archives: Career Advice

How Do Young Professionals Define Success in 2020? [Infographic]

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A tidy little house with a picket fence, a loyal dog, a Pontiac station wagon in the driveway, and two weeks every summer to visit the Grand Canyon as family… a this was success 50 years ago. 30 years ago, it was a Manhattan apartment, a Porsche 911, and a cell phone the size of a small brick. As our world changes, as our society changes, our idea of what it means to be successful evolves. While measuring success often involves an individual’s perspective, societal trends and generational goals influence our perception. So, how do young professionals define success today?   

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Job Satisfaction: How to Be Happier at Work [Infographic]

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Another day another dollar. The alarm clock sounds and it’s time to drag yourself out of bed, imbibe copious amounts of caffeinated beverages and slog off to your 9 to 5 prison. Along the way, you find yourself wondering if Job satisfaction is even possible to happy at work. You spend half your life in the workplace, yet you can feel underpaid, undervalued, and overworked. What can you do to get your job working for you?   

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Staying Focused in the Age of Digital Distractions [Infographic]

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In our fast-paced, business world, we are surrounded by productivity-killing interruptions. The rise of the internet, social media and smart technology have landed us firmly in the Age of Information. But we might as well call it the Age of Digital Distractions. Yes, these advances in technology have undoubtedly helped us do more and achieve more. But they have also hindered our ability to focus on getting the basics done. Surviving the Age of Digital Distractions When at work, digital distractions come at us from every direction. You have your computer in front of you with email notifications and numerous   

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9 Productivity Mistakes That Ruin Days Before They Start [Infographic]

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Just as breakfast is the most important meal of the day, mornings can be the most important time of the day. A good way to ensure a successful workday is to hit the ground running and make the most of the first 10 minutes. But many of us, unfortunately, fight an uphill battle because we make critical, productivity mistakes as soon as we get to the office. We waste some of the most crucial minutes of our day checking social media or grabbing a coffee. Sound familiar?   

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Infographic: How to Make Yourself Work (Even When You Aren’t Feeling It)

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Every journey begins with a single step. But sometimes, that first step is really hard. Especially when that journey involves work. Whether you’re sitting in front of a computer staring at the dreaded blinking cursor reaching for the snooze button for third time, getting started can be hardest part of your workday.   

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Time to Resign? How to Make the Biggest Career Decision [Infographic]

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Do you have the perfect job? If you do, you’re one of the lucky ones. Most of us have yet to find our dream job. And unless you hit the job search lottery, you’ve probably asked yourself: why am I still doing this? You’re not alone. According to the Bureau of Labor Statistics, the average worker leaves their job about every four and a half years. But leaving a job is a big decision. How do you know when it’s time to resign?   

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