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Is Your Boss a Great Leader?

Difficult to earn and easily lost, trust and respect are two of the most important characteristics of great leadership. Workers look to their leaders for guidance and behavioral cues that influence the way they react to a given situation. So, the trust a workforce has for the people in charge greatly impacts productivity. In fact, […]

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How to Survive Your First Day on the Job

Your first day at a new job can be one of the most stressful. Sure, a new job is exciting, but it can also be incredibly nerve-wracking when you don’t know anyone and aren’t sure what the office culture is like, or what your job will entail. All of that combined with a shiny new […]

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Why Do People Give Up Looking for a Job?

Looking for a job isn’t easy—especially when you’ve been laid off from a recent position, or haven’t been in the workforce for a while (because of injury, children, etc). Some folks can go weeks or even months searching for work to no avail. Others aren’t even able to get an interview. It’s understandable that those […]

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Poll: What’s the Worst Food Your Co-Workers Bring for Lunch?

From fish and old takeout to stinky lasagna and more. Burnt popcorn. Ancient tuna. Some strange-smelling dish you can’t even guess the name of. We’ve all been there. Sometimes co-workers bring powerful smelling foods that assault the senses and make it hard to concentrate. Is it us? Are we too sensitive to smells? Or should […]

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Pros and Cons of Technology’s Impact on Work-life Balance

Pros and Cons of Technology’s Impact on Work-life Balance

There are very few parts of life that remain untouched by technology in one way or another. From medicine to autonomous cars, we’re advancing at breakneck speed, and in many ways, our lives are greatly improved because of it. In the workplace, advances in technology allow us to work in new ways that weren’t possible […]

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Do Millennials Spend Too Much Time on Screens?

Do Millennials Spend Too Much Time on Screens?

TV screens, computer screens, phone screens, and more. It’s practically impossible to escape them. Technology is everywhere, including the office. Which isn’t a problem, until it’s abused. Millennials are often seen as the worst offenders. They’re constantly on their phone scrolling through Facebook, Pinterest, Twitter, or Instagram. This isn’t a problem with older generations! Or […]

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Poll Results: What’s Your Favorite Way to Volunteer?

Volunteering is a great way to network. You’re helping the community and your career, all while meeting people from various walks of life. What are the best ways to volunteer? We asked our Movin’ On Up readers to share their favorite ways to volunteer last month to find out. Results   Twenty-two percent of respondents […]

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How to Deal with a Difficult Boss

It’s your third month on the job, and you’re finally starting to figure out how things work. You know who Meryl in accounting is, understand the ins and outs of your product, and know just where to park. But as the months go by, you realize that your boss has a tendency to put you […]

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What to Do When You Really Are Overqualified

Your interview felt perfect. You knew all the answers and your resume was shining with experience. But you didn’t get the job. They said you were “overqualified.” It wasn’t an excuse. They meant it. You really and truly were overqualified. Think you may be overqualified for the jobs you’re applying for? Here are our top […]

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