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#InternPro Chat | Work Addiction: How to Avoid Becoming Another Burnout Statistic

work addiction

In the fast-paced, high-stakes, always-on world of business today, work addiction is becoming a serious concern. It affects more than just your job. It creeps into your personal life and can have a dangerous impact on your mental and physical health. More and more professionals are experiencing the symptoms of over-work and stress that eventually lead to career burnout. But can that be called addiction? In a society that has always valued hard work and dedication, how do differentiate between the drive to succeed and a dangerous obsession?   

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#InternPro Chat | Workplace Citizenship: How to Become a Dream Employee (Without Being a Suck-up)

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Being a great employee is about more than just being good at what you do. Your personal demeanor and interaction with colleagues, supervisors, and subordinates also make a lasting impression. Recognizing and displaying good workplace citizenship can have a positive impact on your career. After all, no one wants to work with a surly, cantankerous jerk… and, perhaps more importantly, no one wants to hire one.   

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#InternPro Chat | Workplace Epidemics: How to Handle Today’s Most Common Career Stress Points

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There’s something going around at the office. It seems that everyone is run down, sluggish, and unhappy. An inordinate number of your colleagues are calling out sick every day. You can arm yourself with hand sanitizer, disinfectant wipes, and those weird paper masks, but those things won’t protect you from the most common of workplace epidemics: Stress! Everyone who has ever held a job has, at some point, felt the pressure of work-related stress. Any job can have stressful elements, even if you love what you do. Stress on the job comes in many forms just like germs. In the   

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#InternPro Chat | Lessons from Superheroes: How to Create a Powerful Career (No Cape Required)

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Sometimes a career can seem like a comic book – filled with foes to fight and obstacles to overcome. Some days, it may even feel like there’s an Arch-villain hiding in a secret lair whose diabolical plan is to ruin your future and stamp out your success. What is a mere mortal to do? After all, you’re not faster than a speeding bullet. You can’t leap tall buildings in a single bound. But fear not! You don’t have to wear tights and a cape to have superpowers. The trick is learning to apply the powers you already have toward building a powerful career   

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#InternPro Chat | Workplace Etiquette: The Unwritten Rules Every Newbie Must Follow

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You secured the job of your dreams. You know your role and the company’s expectations. You’re ready! Or, so you think.

You still need to figure out workplace etiquette, including those unwritten rules that exist in every company.   

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#InternPro Chat: How to Keep Your First Impression from Becoming Your Last

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When it comes to searching for a job, a great deal importance is placed on making a good first impression. First impressions matter. For hiring managers who can only spend a small amount time with each candidate, the first impression you make is likely all they’ll remember. That’s why you have be sure that whether your first impression is conveyed online, through your resume, or in an interview, you prepare to be at your best.   

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