How to Mentally Prepare for a Presentation in Your Office

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Nervous about your upcoming presentation? Don’t feel bad—it’s more common than you may think! Many people fear speaking in front of others. You may be afraid you’ll come across as unprepared or insincere, forget what you’d like to say or make a mistake. But remember this—your willingness to undertake this task in the first place is impressive! Not everyone says yes when…

Three Tips to Improve Attendance at Your Workplace

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Simply put—you can’t run a workplace without employees! Attendance is important to get the job done, and when your workers call off frequently, it leads to decreased morale for the rest of your staff as they pick up the slack. Frequent absences can lead to staffing holes, “skeleton crews,” and even burnout and turnover. Long…

Why You Shouldn’t Burn a Bridge with an Old Boss

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In a perfect world, everyone would love their job—with every shift spent happily engaged in fulfilling work, alongside people you love working with. But unfortunately, not every work situation is ideal, and you may reach a point when it’s time to move on.   What happens when the situation is negative?  Let’s say you’ve decided your…

How To Be More Excited For a Monday

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It happens to the best of us. Sunday evening rolls around and the anxiety starts to set in. The fun and relaxation of the weekend quickly draws to a close and the onslaught of emails, phone calls, meetings and more starts to creep closer.   No, it isn’t fun when the weekend ends. But Mondays can be more…

5 Tips For Better Communication With Coworkers

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Harmony in the workplace has a lot to do with communication. You need to talk to your coworkers to get things done—on task and on time. The way you communicate can also make your work environment more peaceful and a lot more fun. So if you feel like you haven’t exactly been seeing “eye to…

How to Work with Coworkers You Don’t Like

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Do you have one in your office? That coworker who just always seems to say the wrong thing to you, and really knows how to “push your buttons”? You dread times when you need to interact with this person, and may even try to avoid them. But then, the worst-case scenario happens: you need to…

4 Ways to Achieve Your End-of-Year Goals

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What goals did you set for yourself in 2019? As you entered the New Year, what were you hoping to accomplish? Though yearend always seems like it’s far in the distance, December can creep up before you know it, and you may have a few lingering goals left to check off. If you feel like…

Five Resume Tips for Temp Jobs

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A temporary job is an achievement that can boost your resume! Not only does it help you add more knowledge and skills to your portfolio, temp works also helps you avoid gaps in your work history. So once you’ve tacked on one or more temp assignments, what’s the best way to include them on your resume?  …

Should I Connect with People I Don’t Know on LinkedIn?

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LinkedIn is a database that includes millions of professionals worldwide. It’s a place to network, but also a place where you can be the victim of spam. In some ways, it’s good to connect with people you don’t know, though it’s important to do a little evaluation before you agree to connect. Remember that every…

Hey Coach—Put Me In! Ways to Show Your Boss You’re Ready for a Promotion

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To promote or not to promote? Many of us don’t want to simply tread water in our careers, but move ahead! However, your boss won’t be likely to promote you if they feels you are just barely getting by at your current job. That’s why you need to prove you’re ready, willing and able to…