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Job Security in Today's Tumultuous Work Environment

Posted by Brian Spence on May 20, 2020 8:00:00 AM

Now more than ever, many of us worry about our livelihoods. Many are in jobs that have had to change the way to do their work; others have lost their jobs. There are attributes you can have to improve your chances you'll survive the current climate.

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Topics: Career Advice

5 Job Skills Everyone Needs in 2020

Posted by Brian Spence on May 7, 2020 10:37:35 AM

The world is changing quickly, and there are some very specific things every company is looking for in their existing employee base. Here are 5 Job Skills you need to be promotable in 2020.

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Topics: Career Advice, Self-Improvement

Know Your Value as a Potential Hire

Posted by Brian Spence on Apr 29, 2020 11:34:56 AM

In interviews for new jobs, we've all experienced the question "Why should I hire you?" Most people have regarded this commonly asked question as the dreaded one to answer in interviews. However, it doesn't have to be. You just have to figure out what makes you a valuable hire to employers. Here are three ways you can do that.

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Topics: Career Advice

Growth or Fixed Mindset - Which One Are You?

Posted by Brian Spence on Apr 22, 2020 8:00:00 AM

No matter what field of work you're in, your mindset sets the foundation for how you work and how (or if) you succeed. In Mindset: The New Psychology of Success, Carol Dweck identifies two main mindsets for how people cope with challenges: a fixed mindset or a growth mindset. Ultimately, which mindset you have will determine how far you go in your work, and in your life. Below you will learn to understand both mindsets and how to develop the one that will help you go farthest.

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Topics: Career Advice, Self-Improvement

Give Positive Career Direction to Others

Posted by Brian Spence on Apr 15, 2020 8:00:00 AM

Making a positive difference in someone else's career might be easier than you think. Author, Stav Ziv, shares a story about a professor who listened to her career ambitions (deep dive reporting) and kindly pushed her in a different direction (leadership roles). Her professor believed in her abilities to be a good leader, and he foresaw this field being more successful for her than her own chosen path. Because he respected her enough to give her good advice, and she respected him enough to listen to his good advice, his wisdom positively affected her career.

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Topics: Career Advice

Balancing Working From Home With Kids

Posted by Brian Spence on Apr 10, 2020 8:00:00 AM

Stay-at-home orders are sweeping across the country. Employees are trying to find their new normal working from home. No matter the age, kids are now at home too. Schools have transitioned their students to e-learning, and daycares are focused on providing services only to our essential workforce. Working parents are not new to the balancing act of work and home life; now, they have merged, creating a need to re-balance.

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Topics: Career Advice, Productivity

Simple Tips for Increasing Productivity

Posted by Brian Spence on Apr 1, 2020 8:00:00 AM

If you go to work day after day without a plan, then wonder why you never seem to accomplish as much as you want to, your stress level is always higher than you would like, or your day seems so unorganized, maybe you need to work smarter rather than simply putting in longer hours.

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Topics: Career Advice, Productivity

Improve Your Management Skills - FAST

Posted by Brian Spence on Mar 11, 2020 8:00:00 AM

The higher you climb on the corporate ladder, the more valuable your leadership skills become. Whether you're moving up in your current organization or looking for a position with more responsibility, you'll need to establish solid management skills. We've put together this blog to help you improve your management skills - quickly and affordably.

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Topics: Career Advice, Management & Leadership

Six Tips on What to do if You Haven't Landed your Dream Job

Posted by Brian Spence on Mar 4, 2020 8:00:00 AM

If you took all the career advice you could get but are still struggling to find your dream job, then you've come to the right place. Sometimes, there are alternative paths you probably haven't even considered.

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Topics: Career Advice

Why Kobe Excelled Because of 4 a.m.

Posted by Brian Spence on Feb 26, 2020 10:37:17 AM

Kobe Bryant is often considered one of the greatest athletes of all time—not just because of his skill, but also his incredible work ethic and mindset.

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Topics: Career Advice, Self-Improvement

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