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Career Advice for the Next Decade

Posted by Brian Spence on Aug 5, 2020 8:00:00 AM

In this ever-changing and globalized world, today's professionals have to take into account several key considerations in managing their career for the next decade:

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Mentorship is Key To Advance Your Career Goals

Posted by Brian Spence on Jul 29, 2020 8:00:00 AM

While you may have taken a variety of classes in high school or college, most probably didn't focus on dedicated career advice. It can be a challenging experience for a new graduate to navigate the workplace and try to learn everything at the same time. Here is one important strategy that will get you on the right path towards your career goals:

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Performance Management: Essential for Organizations and Employees

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

Managing employee performance plays an essential role in any organization. A performance management process is often used in various decision-making, whether related to employees or to the organization's strategic direction. Performance reviews play a role in managing resources, training and career development, compensation and promotions, and the organization's human resources strategy.

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Topics: Career Advice, Management & Leadership, Performance Management

Networking With Your Coworkers?

Posted by Brian Spence on Jul 8, 2020 8:00:00 AM

Experts agree that there is a direct link between how well-connected a person is and how successful they will be in their career. Networking is an important skill, but many people see it as a chore. It doesn't have to be.

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Alleviating the Mental Health Stress of Black Professionals

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

Every healthcare worker is fighting the COVID-19 pandemic. However, Black professionals are also fighting an ongoing "racism pandemic," according to American Psychological Association President Shandra L. Shullman. Witnessing recent high-profile events, such as the killings of black men and women at the hands of law enforcement, deeply affects black professionals in particular. Even when they are working, they cannot forget that their lives and the lives of their loved ones are constantly threatened. Racism has psychological consequences, Shullman states, including anxiety, depression, substance abuse and post-traumatic stress disorder.

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Topics: Career Advice, Mental Health

Career Advancement - What You Haven't Been Told

Posted by Brian Spence on Jun 24, 2020 4:00:00 PM

Whether in college, from others in your chosen profession, or from your parents, you've probably gotten a lot of career advice. Yet, a Forbes article last year shared some important career advice that you've likely never heard before. According to the article, there are five things that you should focus on to make your career meaningful.

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Strong Managers are Key to Employee Retention

Posted by Brian Spence on Jun 17, 2020 8:00:00 AM

How many people do you know that have never left a job? The answer is probably zero. So why do people leave their jobs? Most of the time it somehow relates to their manager, either directly or indirectly. Having strong managers can help improve retention of good employees.

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Topics: Career Advice, Management & Leadership

Networking Tips For New Grads

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

Getting hired can be just as much about your strength as a candidate as it is about who you know. Networking is an important skill in today's job market, especially when you are up against job-seekers as brilliant as you are. Here are five tips to maximize your benefit from professional connections.

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Topics: Career Advice, Self-Improvement

Talk to Your Boss to Get What you Need

Posted by Brian Spence on May 28, 2020 9:16:38 AM

We may have gotten into the groove working during the pandemic, but that doesn't mean the groove is working for you. How do we talk to our boss about our concerns and what we need? Here are a few ideas to consider.

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Topics: Career Advice, Management & Leadership

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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