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5 Career Tips for Creating More Than You Consume

Posted by Brian Spence on Sep 13, 2017 8:00:00 AM

At times, you find that people with very modest salaries have high standards of living while people with high incomes can’t seem to live as well as they like. Why exactly does this happen? Obviously, everyone’s aim is to create more than they consume. And they’re constantly trying to achieve this aim. No one sets out to live outside their means.

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Bad Career Advice that Many People Believe

Posted by Brian Spence on Aug 23, 2017 8:00:00 AM

Whether you are seeking a promotion or actively looking for a job entirely different, you have likely heard an assortment of career advice. While some of that advice is helpful, some of it might actually be destructive to your job search efforts.

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How Fake Smiling Can Destroy Your Career Prospects

Posted by Brian Spence on Aug 9, 2017 8:00:00 AM

There is much power behind a sincere smile. It's been proven that smiling is contagious. And it is certainly one of the first displays of emotion that an infant shows that elicits a powerful response to the recipients. Success magazine reports that when you are around happy and smiling people, you involuntarily begin imitating their actions and attitudes. Once you begin to mimic these behaviors, you in turn begin to have an emotional response as well resulting in an elevated mood.

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LinkedIn Offers New Tool to Build Mentoring Relationships

Posted by Brian Spence on Aug 2, 2017 8:00:00 AM

Mentoring relationships are important for the mentor as well as the mentee. Unfortunately, finding and building the right connection can often take time. If you are looking to build a mentoring relationship, whether as a mentor or as a mentee, you have several options.

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Topics: Career Advice, LinkedIn Resources

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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