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Stop Doing These 5 Things That Make Meetings Suck

By Alexandra Hoeflicker / June 1, 2016

Whether it’s a weekly catch-up session or a daily team huddle, we all have some sort of regular work meeting. But when they become a daily part of your working life, it’s easy to fall into a rut and stop thinking creatively about how to collaborate.   Here are five things to stop doing during your […]

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Calling all Stress Balls: How to be Less Frazzled

By Alexandra Hoeflicker / May 27, 2016

Life can be stressful, but have you ever noticed that some people seem to be perpetually calm? Even in the most out-of-control situations, while the rest of us are frazzled and pulling our hair out, they’re the picture of serenity. Turns out, they’ve got a few tricks up their neatly rolled sleeves. Here are five that […]

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6 Tips to Strengthen Your Relationship with Your Boss

By Alexandra Hoeflicker / May 26, 2016

Like it or not, your boss plays an important role in your professional life and if you want to continue to climb the corporate ladder and develop your career, your boss’s opinion matters. Not to mention, when you spend so much time working with someone, it’s only natural to crave a decent rapport between the two […]

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5 Ways to Overcome a Confidence Fail at Work

By Samantha Smith / May 20, 2016

Even if you love what you do, and you KNOW you’re great at it, everyone has a bad day at work from time to time. A call with an angry client, a boss with unrealistic expectations, or a passive-aggressive coworker…these work pitfalls not only derail your day, but they can even make you question your […]

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Real Talk: Overtime Pay Rules. Are We Being Ruled?

By Travis Brown / May 18, 2016

So, the Department of Labor just issued new overtime pay rules, meaning more money in your pockets! Maybe. Rules. Funny word. We’ve been hearing that word a lot lately. Though, who issues rules?  Some might say, a ruler. You might want to think about that for a bit. That’s my opinion, at least. To each […]

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How to Stay Motivated in a Job You Don’t Love

By Alexandra Hoeflicker / May 16, 2016

The world would be a magical place if we all landed jobs and careers that fulfilled every desire we have on our “dream job” checklist. Sounds wonderful, right?   Unfortunately, reality doesn’t always align with our fantasies—meaning that many of us need to suck it up and get through jobs that make us feel exhausted […]

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Don’t Miss Out on Summer Just Because You’re in the Office

By Cally Martin / May 12, 2016

The first day of summer isn’t until June 20th this year, but the weather is warm (and getting warmer for midwest and southern states), the days seem longer, and the last thing we want to do is sit in an office all day.   Feel like you’re missing out? Here are 9 tips to bring […]

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Six Easy Ways to Perfect Your Inbox Etiquette

By Alexandra Hoeflicker / May 3, 2016

The average person sends and receives somewhere around 120 emails a day. That’s a pretty surprising statistic, isn’t it?   When you take a few minutes to think about it, it isn’t that shocking. Personally, I have three email accounts, and I usually feel like I can’t step away from any sort of screen for more […]

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The 5 Most Toxic Coworkers to Avoid

By Cally Martin / May 2, 2016

We all have our vices, and our unique personalities don’t always bring out the best in one another. In your personal life, you can avoid “toxic people.” But at work? Not an option. It’s better to learn how to work with different personality types, even the toxic ones, in order to make your workplace a […]

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Sleeping on the Job? How to Stay Alert Without Caffeine

By Cally Martin / April 28, 2016

Coffee this and coffee that…don’t get me wrong, I like to have a nice cup o’ joe in the morning to wake up and get my ass in gear for the day. However, science says that isn’t the best way to stay energized all day. Much to my surprise, chugging a Red Bull at 8 […]

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How to Make Your Workspace a Clutter-Free Zone

By Ashley Flowers / April 27, 2016

Picture your desk. Think of how many hours a week you spend there and how it makes you feel. What’s your choice of decor? Are you organized chaos or a “pile person?” Can you find what you need when you need it, or do you have to move your Lego® toys to get to it? […]

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How to Cope with Losing your Work BFF

By Cally Martin / April 25, 2016

You spend basically all your time at work. And after work you are likely to be found at a happy hour drinking and complaining about work with coworkers. Considering the amount of time you spend with them day in and day out, it’s difficult to not form friendships with coworkers. But what happens when your […]

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