Mergers & Acquisitions: How they May Impact You

Mergers & Acquisitions: How they May Impact You

Mergers and acquisitions are a way for some companies to improve profits and productivity, while reducing overall expenses. While good for business, in some cases they are not good for employees. With a merger and acquisition come the requisite lay–offs, leaving many...

What Do Employers Want from Their Employees?

What Do Employers Want from Their Employees?

What makes a good employee? While the response may differ from manager to manager and company, one constant holds true – employers want employees who are dependable, trustworthy, and good at their jobs. Great employees share certain characteristics...

Is Just Doing Your Job Good Enough?

Is Just Doing Your Job Good Enough?

Even with unemployment showing signs of improvement, the jobless rate remains at an all–time high. Imagine how many of those jobs seekers are qualified to do your job. While your first instinct in a somewhat depressing jobs market may be to just muddle through...

Your Career: What Do You Really Want?

Your Career: What Do You Really Want?

Regardless of what career path you choose, fundamentally most of us work because we need to earn a living. At some point in all of our careers, however, the inevitable question is posed "Is this what I want to be doing?" While this can seem like a daunting question...

How to Survive a Bad Performance Review

How to Survive a Bad Performance Review

The unthinkable has happened. You just met with your boss and received a bad performance review. While your first instinct may be to respond in anger or become defensive, your best approach is to remain calm. You can survive - and thrive, after a bad performance...

Keeping up with Technology at Work

Keeping up with Technology at Work

When it comes to technology it seems we're all moving at "warped speed". The past few years, in particular, have brought us an influx of new technologies, making the general convenience of our personal lives grow exponentially, as well as streamlining our...

Does Your Office Space Affect Your Work?

Does Your Office Space Affect Your Work?

Whether you are confined to a cubicle or an open office, the comfort of your workplace can be directly proportional to the satisfaction and productivity of your work. You may work in an older office, your employer may have had to forego the comforts of office...

Worst Career Advice Ever

Worst Career Advice Ever

Just because someone else says it doesn't necessarily make it true. With the plethora of advice available on the Internet in regards to seeking a new job, or advancing in a current position, one might have a difficult time deciding whom to listen to. Unfortunately...

Top Resolutions for the New Year

Top Resolutions for the New Year

The cornerstone of any successful career is excitement and eagerness to do something that you love. With the desire for career success, this may mean extra work, which can result in detachment from friends and family in favor of attending to the innumerable...

Accomplish More by doing Less

Accomplish More by doing Less

Working hard or hardly working? Contrary to popular belief, more hours does not equal more success. If you are working a 10 or 12-hour work day, you may end the day exhausted, irritated, and lacking the energy to pursue personal interests. However, it's not...

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