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What Does the Halo Effect Do to Your Career?

Posted by Brian Spence on Jun 27, 2018 8:00:00 AM

Have you ever worked with someone who could do no wrong in the eyes of the people in charge? Maybe you are fortunate enough to be that person yourself! No matter what decision you make, it is the right one. No matter what you say at the meeting, it is perceived as important. You get promotions easily, and your career soars because of the positive way others view you. There is actually a real term for this phenomenon. It's called "the halo effect." Sounds pretty appropriate, right? Halos belong on angels, and that's the way you've been treated.

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Topics: Career Advice

Four Scary Management Styles And How to Avoid Them

Posted by Brian Spence on Jun 20, 2018 8:00:00 AM

The right manager can motivate workers and challenge them to do their very best on the job. A terrible manager, however, can cause a work environment to feel like a nightmare. According to a 2015 Gallup Poll, one in two employees admitted they left jobs to escape from a bad manager.

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Topics: Career Advice, Management & Leadership

Boost Worker Productivity Tenfold with These Tips

Posted by Brian Spence on Jun 13, 2018 8:00:00 AM

Managers inspire their staff to perform at optimal levels. Competent, inspiring leaders encourage their employees to work hard with adoration and respect. What are the best ways that leaders can challenge their workers to deliver outstanding productivity?

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Topics: Productivity, Self-Improvement, Career Advice

Management Mistake - Leaders Who Don't Listen Impact Revenue

Posted by Brian Spence on Jun 6, 2018 8:00:00 AM

Sure, there are employees that don't listen and they can take away from time that was meant to cover other matters for that day. When leaders don't listen, this could lead to declining revenue and key employees fleeing.

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Topics: Management & Leadership, Career Advice

LinkedIn or Facebook - Which is Better for Career Advancement?

Posted by Brian Spence on May 23, 2018 8:00:00 AM

Linkedin and Facebook are two of the most popular and widely-used social platforms used today. You will often see posts shared between the two, and it is easy to press a button to have your thoughts, photos, experiences and opinions displayed simultaneously across these and other social media sites.

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Topics: LinkedIn Resources, Career Advice

Productivity: Setting the Pace the First 90 Minutes of Your Day

Posted by Brian Spence on May 16, 2018 8:00:00 AM

Establishing and managing a morning routine can be essential to leading a productive day. Getting up on time, having a proper breakfast and arriving to work early can help set you up for success. What other steps can you take to maximize productivity with yourself and your team?

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Topics: Productivity, Career Advice

Boss Management - Managing Up!

Posted by Brian Spence on May 9, 2018 8:00:00 AM

If you're not in management and think you should be, there are steps you can take to make that happen. It won't necessarily be easy, but it is doable. One strategy is to manage your manager, or "manage up". Having a boss who falls short on managing his team is always problematic. Whether affable and disorganized or difficult and passive aggressive, a poor manager can make problems for the whole team.

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Topics: Self-Improvement, Career Advice, Management & Leadership

3 Management Pointers For Handling Passive-Aggressive Teams

Posted by Brian Spence on May 2, 2018 8:00:00 AM

All seemed to be clear and understood when the team met, but the plan all goes wrong. Deadlines are missed, or a part of the project remains underdeveloped. No one seems to care.

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Topics: Career Advice, Management & Leadership

Stop Saying "Too Busy" Before It Derails Your Career

Posted by Brian Spence on Apr 25, 2018 8:00:00 AM

Everyone is busy. If you have a job and you aren't busy, you're in danger of losing your job.

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Topics: Career Advice, Productivity

Staying Fresh and Current on LinkedIn

Posted by Brian Spence on Apr 18, 2018 8:00:00 AM

LinkedIn can be a great job search tool. In fact, the professional social network is far more than just your online resume. Dynamic job and candidate search options mean that if you get your profile just right so that industry experts, potential networkers, and recruiters in your field of choice will find you.

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Topics: Career Advice, LinkedIn Resources

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