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Are You Living Paycheck to Paycheck

Infographic: Do You Live Paycheck to Paycheck?

Living paycheck to paycheck has been the norm for many in the past few years, especially those entering the workplace for the first time. Now that the economy is recovering, are workers still more focused on keeping the lights on and water running or are they looking to save and invest in their retirement? Take […]

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The Workplace Fashion Police

Workplace Fashion Police – Just the Facts

Workers and job seekers, the advice you are about to see is true. The names have been changed to protect the improperly dressed. It was Friday, Oct. 26, and sultry day at Fashion Police headquarters. I was getting reports of neglected promotions, missing job offers, and lacking professionalism. I didn’t know why it was happening, […]

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How to Stop Swearing at Work

Stop Swearing at Work with These Questions

A recent survey by CareerBuilder shows that 64% of employers said they would think less of an employee who repeatedly uses curse words, and 57% said they’d be less likely to promote someone who swears at work. Half of the employees surveyed reported that they swear in the office. With such a large percentage of […]

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3 Questions to Ask About Employee Benefits Before You Get Hired

3 Questions to Ask About Employee Benefits Before You Get Hired

Getting a new job requires some detective skills, including understanding your total compensation package prior to accepting a job offer. While most of us need our job to provide a regular paycheck to take care of our living expenses, we also need to consider the benefits program offered by a potential employer. Here are a […]

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To Share or Not to Share Your Salary History

To Share or Not to Share Your Salary History

A key question for many job seekers is “How much does the job pay?” But, the flip side of that conversation for potential employers is “How much do you currently make?” It can be hard to decide how and when to share your salary history with a potential employer, or even to decide if you […]

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How Valuable Are Performance Reviews to You? Take Our Poll

What best describes your annual performance review?

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Moving From a Small Town Job to a Big City Career

Moving From a Small Town Job to a Big City Career

Deciding to relocate for work can be a very tough choice with many factors to consider. For some, choosing to pack up life and head for more opportunity could mean moving from a small town of several thousand people to a major metropolitan area with a population in the millions. Preparing for a new job […]

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Understand “The Numbers” in Your Job: Part 2

Understand “The Numbers” in Your Job: Part 2

In part one of “The Numbers” series, we focused on how you become informed about the numbers that matter in your company. The next step in understanding the metrics that impact your career is evaluating your own performance and how it can be measured. Let the Numbers Add to Your Job Search When stating your […]

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Three Tips for Getting Your Retirement Started off Right

Three Tips for Getting Your Retirement Started off Right

When hearing the word retirement you may think of sandy beaches and hours upon hours of free time. The reality is though, without a decent amount of preparation and organization, retirement is anything but a trip to the beach. Start now.Ask any financial guru and they will all tell you the same thing – start […]

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Ideas Your Boss Will Love and How to Pitch Them

Ideas Your Boss Will Love and How to Pitch Them

One of the most important lessons a new professional can learn is the benefit of being proactive at work. Employers take notice when an employee is innovative and shares insightful ideas that can boost productivity or streamline processes. If you want to help your team find solutions to problems but don’t know where to start, […]

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