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Top YouTube Channels to Check out for Career Advice

YouTube Career Advice

Once, YouTube had a reputation as just a place to watch videos of cute pets meeting babies or other people playing video games. The platform has evolved significantly in recent years, and most people recognize it as a deep resource for information and advice. The website, with its 1.8 billion monthly users (yes, that’s billion… Read more »

Don’t Make These 3 Mistakes While Hiring Recent Grads

Hiring Recent Grads

You know those YouTube videos of little puppies running around? The kind where the owner lets them loose in the living room, and the pups fall all over themselves playing, knocking over lamps and scaring the bejesus out of the cat? That’s kind of what it’s like hiring recent grads out of school. Lots of… Read more »

Is Your Work Life Balance Tipping in the Wrong Direction?

Work Life Balance

Calibrating a work-life balance takes place as a series of small decisions. It isn’t a grand strategy you devise in cold contemplation at the beginning of your career and stick to doggedly through the twists and turns of your work life. Instead, it’s a series of answers to mundane questions, which add up over time… Read more »

How Can Your Business Benefit From Getting Involved With the Community?

Community Involvement Benefits for Business

You spend most of your days trying to maximize every resource. You watch the budget, boost productivity and encourage your team to optimize everything they do. Why would you turn around and spend valuable time and effort in a community volunteer effort that has no discernable impact on the bottom line? Well, first off, it’s… Read more »

Soft Skills vs Hard Skills: Which Ones Do You Need, and Which Ones Can You Leave Behind?

Soft Skills vs Hard Skills

Career experts often talk about soft skills. The phrase has entered the lexicon of common buzzwords, nestled among terms like “results-driven” or “outside-the-box thinker.” And like those expressions, the idea of soft skills gets mentioned so frequently in casual advice that it loses much of its meaning. The concept rarely gets the nuanced examination it… Read more »

How To Prepare For Your First Day at Your New Workplace

Prepare for New Job

All your worry and effort paid off. That stellar resume and that perfect interview performance landed you the perfect job offer. But the pride and elation you initially felt has quickly morphed into nervousness and expectation. After a few minutes of celebration, you realize: there’s still more work to do. Getting ready for your first… Read more »

6 Ways to Maintain a Positive Attitude at Work

Maintain Positive Attitude at Work

Although work can be less than enjoyable at times, it’s very important to maintain a positive attitude in the workplace. Not only does a positive attitude help you cope better with challenges, but it also helps improve team morale, productivity, and team-building. A positive mindset brightens your day-to-day spirits, gets rid of cranky work slumps,… Read more »

Ready to Change Up Your Business This Spring? Read This

Change Up Business

Spring. A natural time of renewal. Plants peak out from their winter slumber. Animals stir from hibernation. People stick their parkas into the closet and think about how to lose the 10 pounds of winter weight they’ve been hiding under thick coats and sweaters. It’s the perfect time to think about rejuvenating your business. Your… Read more »

All Leaders Do These Three Great Things to Achieve Their Goals

Things leaders do to achieve goals

While integrity, authenticity, and honesty are effective leadership qualities, at some point, leaders have to be successful in achieving goals. Some leaders, who are able to persuade, encourage and motivate others to follow their lead are adept at realizing their objectives. However, even if you’re a top leader in the organization, you can’t achieve your… Read more »

Best Questions to Ask Your Boss When You Get New Assignments

Questions to Ask on New Assignment

Your big break: Your boss has finally put you in charge of your own project. It’s your chance to distinguish yourself and start climbing the ladder for real. Just don’t screw it up. Now that you’ve gotten an opportunity, you need to maximize your chance to succeed. That process starts, well, at the start. You… Read more »