Tag Archives: career tips

Is Big Data (and Your Boss) Watching Your Job Search?

Watching You

Chances are that your employer is watching internet use at work. But monitoring social media feeds and collecting big data through automated tools puts job seekers really under the microscope.

Any job search “twitch” on social media could generate a report to your boss…   

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What to Do When Layoffs Are on the Way


The whispers and door closings become more frequent. Staff is on edge. They aren’t stupid. The handwriting is on the wall.

Layoffs are coming…   

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12 Ways a Young Professional Can Really Impress the Boss

Impress the boss

You got the job. You’re starting today. And you want to hit the ground running… a great first impression is a must! To help you do just that, we asked members of the Young Entrepreneur Council (YEC) this question:

“What is the one out-of-the-box thing a young team member can do to impress you the most?”   

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5 Nuggets of Uncommonly Powerful Career Advice

Uncommonly Powerful Career Advice

Good career guidance is often simple, easy to understand and to apply, and at times so obvious when you first learn it that you wonder why you didn’t think of it earlier! The best career advice, of course, is that counsel that actually works; you see tangible success after applying what you’ve learned.   

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6 Ways to Advance Your Career Without More School

No more school

When Millennials feel trapped by their careers, they often turn back to their education. To them, it’s a comfort zone – a place they’ve known their entire life.

However, going back to school isn’t necessarily the best option for every Millennial looking to advance his or her career…   

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4 Reasons You Should Obsessively Track Career Achievements


Do you keep an active list of career accomplishments, responsibilities and results? Do you obsess over quantifying your contributions at work?

You should, because your career, someday, may depend on it…   

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