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

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

Spoiler alert: microwaved fish isn’t a favorite. Last month, we held a poll asking all of you, “What’s the worst food your co-workers bring for lunch?” It was one of the most popular polls we’ve ever held. Why? Bad smells are bad. Bad for our minds and bad for our noses. A fiendishly fishy aroma […]

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How to Survive a Millennial Manager

How to Survive a Millennial Manager

He watched The Office you watched Cheers—how do you communicate? It’s happening across the nation. As baby boomers start to retire (the ones who can, anyway), the millennials are closing in. They like to job hop, and it’s hard for companies to get them to stay. This generation spans fifteen years, and many have built a […]

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How Not to Decorate Your Desk

If you have an office job, you probably spend a lot of time sitting at your desk. And with so much time spent in one place, it’s natural to want your space to reflect your style and make you feel comfortable. After all, your cubicle, office, or workspace is basically your home-away-from-home. But when it […]

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Three Ways to Show You Appreciate Your Co-Workers

Three Ways to Show You Appreciate Your Co-Workers

Positive relationships in the workplace have never been more important than in today’s fast-paced and competitive marketplace. At the end of the day, your success often depends on your co-worker’s willingness to partner with you. So it’s essential that your colleagues feel you are thankful for all they do. Three Ways To Say Thanks It […]

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The Results Are In: Do You Have a Mentor?

The Results Are In: Do You Have a Mentor?

Mentors are people who can help you in your career or personal growth. They can be of any age, profession, or education level. The ultimate goal of mentorships is to help you develop and succeed. Since they are so important, we wanted to know how many Movin’ On Up readers currently have a mentor. Our […]

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It’s Time to Thank Your Mentor

In America, Thank Your Mentor Day is Thursday, Jan. 21, and is an initiative of the Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health. To celebrate this day, many people will reach out to their mentors and thank them for the encouragement, guidance, and wisdom they’ve given. It’s a day for mentees to recognize and give […]

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Mentoring in the Digital Age

Many successful people can say they’ve met at least one person who has left a significant positive impact on their life or career. That person may be a teacher, coach, boss, co-worker, or other important relationship. Today, an increasing number of professionals are seeking out mentors as a professional development tool, and through mentoring, many […]

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Building Important Relationships Through Mentorship

Mentorships have been around for centuries as a way to build personal development and growth. According to Mentoring.org, mentoring “guarantees young people that there is someone who cares about them, assures them they are not alone in dealing with day-to-day challenges, and makes them feel like they matter.” In fact, research confirms that quality mentoring […]

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5 Ways to Show Appreciation for Your Boss

Being the boss can be tough. You have to keep up with everything, assign work, and evaluate employees. But, supervisors are still human and want to feel appreciated. So, when was the last time you and your co-workers showed appreciation to your boss? Since showing appreciation is important, here are five ways to give thanks […]

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Boss’s Day – Showing Appreciation to Your Boss

Boss’s Day is Friday, Oct. 16! This day is dedicated to showing appreciation for managers and those who lead in the workplace. If you’d like to join in the celebration of bosses across the country, check out these easy gift ideas. Card – This inexpensive gift can show a lot of thoughtfulness. Gather your co-workers […]

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