Deep Truths About Culture

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  This is a guest post by Richard Fagerlin of Peak Solutions. The following four quotes are deep truths about culture. A proper understanding of each statement will help drive you, your team, and your organization to success. They also are – very tweetable. Every organization is perfectly designed to get the results it gets…. Read more »

Why Taking Notes Is Important To Your Career

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It happens to the best of us. After you leave school and enter the workforce, it’s easy to forget much of what you learned. Order of operations, iambic pentameter, creative writing, and quadratic equations are bits of knowledge you may think you no longer need. However, there is one school-learned skill that you should hang… Read more »

Make It Count: Your First Contact with a Recruiter

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Last week, we recommended some phone etiquette tips to use when on the job market. But there’s more to making a good first impression than just your etiquette. This week we will cover a few more issues that you should consider after you have submitted your resume. While you are waiting for that call back,… Read more »

Phone Etiquette: It’s Not Just for the Employed

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First impressions matter. This is especially true when on the job market. What you convey on your resume may be great, and it is the first step to getting a potential employer to call you. However, if you do receive the call, it is critical you immediately follow through on what your resume promises with… Read more »

3 Email Etiquette Tips To Save Your Professional Life

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A couple of weeks ago, we covered the importance of establishing boundaries between work and your personal life especially when it comes to your smartphone. However, some of these boundaries apply to more than just your smartphone. In fact, you should practice making these professional emailing habits second nature. It is easy to slip into… Read more »

Be Kind to Yourself: Recovering from Burnout

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Our blogs from the past two weeks covered the signs of burnout. This week we’ll address how to begin to recover from burnout. According to Psychology Today, “Burnout is a cunning thief that robs the world of its best and its brightest by feeding on their energy, enthusiasm, and passion, transforming these positive qualities into exhaustion, frustration, and… Read more »