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Finding the Cure for Chronic Procrastination [Infographic]

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Never do today, what you can safely put off until tomorrow! If that statement sounds logical to you, you may be suffering from chronic procrastination. In an office environment, with bosses, supervisors, and colleagues breathing down your neck, waiting for you to finish a task, you can play it off as some quirky little personal habit, But in this time of self-isolation, procrastination can be disastrous to you career, your health, and your reputation. Don’t worry! You can cure chronic procrastination. It just takes a little effort.   

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Video Conferencing: Keeping the Business World Together [Infographic]

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Just a few short years ago, the idea of a business meeting between talking heads on a computer screen seemed to exist only in the realm of science fiction. In recent years, the technology has been developed to do just that. It simply lay waiting for the business world to catch up and embrace it. Now, as the result of social distancing measures, restrictions on travel, and the global nature of our economy, the technology has been thrust upon us. In many ways, video conferencing has become the only way to do to do business. And for many of us, it’s time to get up to speed.   

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Bad Grammar: The Ultimate Resume Killer [Infographic]

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Did you ever find yourself forced, at gunpoint, to apply for a job you just didn’t want? No? Because there really is no other reason to use bad grammar on your resume. Bad grammar is the ultimate resume killer… a one-way ticket to the recycle bin. Believe it or not, none of your accomplishments matter, your education level is irrelevant, and your experience becomes inconsequential if you use a plural noun with the verb “is.” You might think that’s an exaggeration, and it might be… but not by much. Bad Grammar: The Resume Killer Sure, we know the difference between   

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For the Sake of Your Career: 10 Bad Work Habits You Must Break

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Since most of us spend the vast majority of our waking moments at our jobs, it’s tough not to develop certain work habits.

And some of us, intentional or not, develop some toxic work habits that do more than just annoy our coworkers…   

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Resume Lies: How Common is Dishonesty? [Infographic]

And you thought Pinnochio was bad. Turns out your office is probably full of Pinnochios.

According to a new OfficeTeam survey, resume lies may be on the rise…   

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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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