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More Companies Asking Employees to Collaborate

Employers in most industries are encouraging employees across different departments to collaborate, in an effort to help foster faster responses to rapid changes in their markets. But how do you get a fast talking salesperson to work with the reserved, detailed-oriented engineer? Collaborating with colleagues is an essential skill necessary to success in the workplace,… Read more »

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Five Minute Meeting

The latest war on meeting bloat – meetings that are long and inefficient — is leading some employers to squeeze minor decision making issues into a few minutes. Tech companies embraced the concept of having brief daily check-in meetings years ago.  These management techniques are now being adopted by other industries, such as marketing, e-commerce,… Read more »

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How Your Cover Letter Lost You the Job

Cover letters are a great way to give potential employers information about your qualifications outside the confines of your resume. However, the freedom that comes in being able to elaborate on why you are the best person for the job, can also allow you to veer off in the wrong direction and lead to some… Read more »

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How to Get a Promotion Without Asking for It

No one likes to ask their boss for a promotion. Your diligence, willingness to take on more responsibility and consistency in meeting expectations should give you the attention you are looking for from your boss and lead to that next promotion.  Here are five steps to take to increase your chances of getting a promotion… Read more »