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Performance Conversations: How to Impress the Boss During Your 1-on-1

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Conversations about your performance are a given if you are an employee. You are hired to do a job and your employer wants assurance they made the right decision. They want you to succeed and grow in return for your valuable contribution. However, the quality, frequency, and format of performance conversations vary widely in the workplace. At the core is the relationship with your line manager. So it pays to give proper attention to your one-to-one. Here are some tips.   

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Communication Breakdown: 3 Avoidable Mistakes Job Seekers Make

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What you say isn’t always perceived the way you intend. These are three examples of communication mishaps job seekers make.   

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Work Relevant Email: Should I Send This or Not? [Infographic]

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When it comes to your job and career, you have to learn the difference between relevant email and what might be considered wasted communication.

Even spam…   

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Email Rules that Mean the Difference Between Casual and Professional

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US employees spend, on average, about a quarter of the workweek combing through hundreds of emails. Despite the fact that we’re glued to our reply buttons, career coach Barbara Pachter says plenty of professionals still don’t know how to follow email rules appropriately.

Here are some basic, modern email rules every professional should know…   

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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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Career 101: How to Deliver a Powerful Presentation [Infographic]

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At some point in your career, you will need to deliver a powerful presentation. Will you be ready? Your boss asks you to present their work to management. You work hard to put together the material in a way that lets the bosses know your team is on track. Then, the day of the presentation arrives. Suddenly, it feels like grammar school again. The teacher just asked you to stand in front of the class. Your knees start shaking, you start sweating, and you just might lose your breakfast in front of everyone. You’re not alone. For many of us, the thought   

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