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Career Growth And Retention Is About Having the Right Manager

Posted by Brian Spence on Jul 19, 2017 8:00:00 AM

During the course of their career, many people change jobs several times. Some companies try to retain quality employees by offering great benefits. According to a Gallup survey, companies may be going about things in the wrong way. Instead of focusing on elaborate benefits, if they want to keep employees, companies should be spending more time finding and training quality managers since half of those who quit did so to get away from their manager. To avoid having a high employee turnover at your company, focus on finding managers who possess these four qualities:

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Career Advice: Clean Up Your Social Media Footprint

Posted by Brian Spence on Jul 12, 2017 8:00:00 AM

He’d had it with his boss. Every day for the last five years the jerk had made it a point to criticize his performance, despite the fact that the job always gets done—and on time at that! He just doesn’t understand that some folks do things differently.

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Leveraging LinkedIn: The Pros & Cons of Connecting With Strangers

Posted by Brian Spence on Jun 28, 2017 8:00:00 AM

With roughly 500 million users as of April 2017, employment-oriented networking site LinkedIn is a great resource for job seekers, recruiters, and salespeople. However, making connections gets complicated. Turn someone away and you might miss out on a great new business opportunity. Accept every request that comes your way and legitimate companies might not take you seriously.

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Topics: Career Advice, LinkedIn Resources

Career Advice From the World's Richest Man

Posted by Brian Spence on Jun 21, 2017 8:00:00 AM

Any one of us could do well to listen to a little career advice from the world's richest man, Bill Gates. After all, Gates, a self-professed one-time "nerd" and college drop-out, has somehow managed to propel himself to the top-most rung on the proverbial "ladder of success", so it's safe to assume he knows a little something about building a fulfilling and profitable career!

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How a Professional First Impression Advances Your Career

Posted by Brian Spence on Jun 14, 2017 8:00:00 AM

Whatever profession you choose, you will meet people whose opinion of you will affect the course of your career. That first contact creates a snapshot of you in their minds - the telling First Impression.

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Topics: Career Advice, Self-Improvement

Using Your Inner Grit for Career Success

Posted by Brian Spence on Jun 7, 2017 8:00:00 AM

Intelligence can only carry a person so far in life, and those who share career advice maintain that the willingness to persevere often marks the dividing line between success and failure. While businesses establish minimum educational requirements for employment, they actually covet the candidates whose grit and tenacity sets them apart.

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Increase Productivity and Reignite Passion for Your Work

Posted by Brian Spence on May 31, 2017 8:00:00 AM

If you have found your work productivity and passion have hit a wall, now is the time to look within yourself and to reignite your passion for your work.

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Topics: Career Advice, Productivity

LinkedIn and the Power of "the Face"

Posted by Brian Spence on May 24, 2017 8:00:00 AM

LinkedIn has long been the go-to spot for making and bolstering business connections. However, there was once a time when "face-time" was something more personal than a video chat program (spelled "Facetime", no hyphen). It meant actually meeting your contact in person and talking to one another in real life. Crazy, huh?

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Topics: Career Advice, LinkedIn Resources

Are You Getting Fired? How to Improve Your Job Performance and Succeed

Posted by Brian Spence on May 17, 2017 8:00:00 AM

Employers drop poor-performing workers - will you be next? Be better at your job to rise higher and quicker than expected.

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Topics: Career Advice, Self-Improvement, Productivity

Career Advice -- Building Your Reputation

Posted by Brian Spence on May 10, 2017 8:00:00 AM

The business world can be a cruel and difficult place to live in. People all have a different way of seeing things, thinking things through, working problems out, building companies up. And that can make it hard to build your reputation up into something you will be proud of.

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