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    Alexandra Hoeflicker

    Alex is a Tucson-raised, Austin-based brunch aficionado. She enjoys a solid cup of coffee and browsing used record stores.

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    7 Tips to Boost Productivity When Working From Home

    By Alexandra Hoeflicker / August 16, 2017

    Working from home was once reserved for the writers, artists, and entrepreneurs of the world. Today, it’s much more common, with approximately 3.9 million Americans working from home at least half the time. And, according to a study by the 2017 State of Telecommuting in the U.S. Employee Workforce Report, that number of is growing. […]

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    How to Overcome Death by To-Do List

    By Alexandra Hoeflicker / August 14, 2017

    Good morning! Like every day, you sit down with coffee in hand, grab your favorite notepad, begin jotting down a to-do list for the day, and before you know it you’re out of paper. Now, rather than looking at your to-do list as something you use to kick-start your productivity, you feel like it’s only […]

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    Out-of-State Job Offer: Should I Stay or Should I Go?

    By Alexandra Hoeflicker / August 8, 2017

    Relocating for a job is a daunting proposition, and it comes with both excitement and challenges. Identifying the pros and cons of relocation can leave you tossing and turning at night. Before you pack your bags, uproot your entire life, and transfer to an entirely different corner of the country, it’s important to give some […]

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    I’m Sorry I’m Late...Again

    By Alexandra Hoeflicker / July 27, 2017

    Are you constantly running out of the door disheveled with your phone in hand texting “Hey, I’m running a little late?” Do your friends lie and tell you to be somewhere 10 minutes earlier than you’re supposed to be? Does your boss not even bother to look up when you enter meetings late anymore? If […]

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    Interview Tips for the Tongue-Tied

    By Alexandra Hoeflicker / June 19, 2017

    Job interviews are no walk in the park, and not all interview questions are created equally. Some will be more challenging than others and it may seem like hiring managers are out to trick or stump interviewees. That isn’t usually the case; the process they set up is an opportunity to gain the information they […]

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    Competence at Work: Blessing or a Curse?

    By Alexandra Hoeflicker / June 14, 2017

    Are you trotting along or just grazing by?   The riddle of performance management is trying to distinguish individual performance from team performance. Over time, on any team, the stronger people will tend to draw the tougher assignments, the more productive people draw the bigger projects, and the smarter people draw the more complex problems. […]

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    Jealous Much? How to Curb Your Career Envy

    By Alexandra Hoeflicker / May 30, 2017

    Professional jealousy has been around since the beginning of human society—the hunters probably envied the gatherers, and the gatherers felt as though the hunters had it made. We all have access to the finest comparison tool in human history: the internet, and it shows us the most glamorous moments of other people’s lives—the promotions, the […]

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    5 Questions to Ask Yourself Before You Change Careers

    By Alexandra Hoeflicker / April 27, 2017

    Your career is a big part of your life, so naturally you want a job that makes you feel fulfilled. However, not everybody is fortunate enough to land in their desired career path from the start. After all, you can’t really know how well you’ll mesh with something until you go out and do it. […]

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    How to Handle a Bad Boss Like a Pro

    By Alexandra Hoeflicker / April 3, 2017

    Your job may be rewarding and fulfilling, your coworkers are great, and the company perks couldn’t be better...but, your boss? That's another story.   If you’ve ever had to work with a challenging supervisor before, you already know what a damper it can put on your entire attitude about your career. It colors your whole […]

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    Shut Down Negative Self Talk at Work

    By Alexandra Hoeflicker / March 27, 2017

    There’s a lot to be said for having confidence in the workplace, but it isn’t always easy to come by. Unfortunately, that little voice in our heads likes to spew negative and limiting beliefs about ourselves. Whether we realize it or not, these subconscious thoughts can prevent us from reaching our full potential in our […]

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    Hold the Door! Get your Foot in at a Company That Isn't Hiring

    By Alexandra Hoeflicker / March 16, 2017

    We all have companies that are on our “wish list.” They’re the employers with mission statements so profound they bring tears to our eyes, have Instagram accounts so beautiful they’re worthy of stalking, and company cultures that seem to speak straight to your heart. All this happens and then you're left with the consuming thoughts […]

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    How to Apply for Jobs When You Already Have One

    By Alexandra Hoeflicker / March 14, 2017

    Job hunting when you’re unemployed is one of the most stressful things you'll ever do. You feel pressured to jump on the first opportunity you find just to have a paycheck rolling in. But what if you're job searching while you already have a job? It sounds great in theory, but there are considerable challenges […]

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