Career Growth

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A Millennial Perspective on What Career Success Means

By Alexandra Hoeflicker / August 31, 2017

Career success is a personal definition, but we grade ourselves far too often on superficial things. While a salary, fabulous title, or the corner office are all ways we view achievement, they don’t necessarily get to the heart of our career journey.   As a millennial, I fall in line with studies that report how […]

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5 Important Career Lessons Smart People Tend to Forget

By Eva Wislow / July 26, 2017

In today’s society, money is definitely a necessity. They say that money doesn’t bring happiness, yet this very statement is questionable. We want to have fun, we want to experience new things, and we want to diversify our lives. The condition for all these? Money.   That is the reason why most individuals are explicitly […]

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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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10 Tips to Help You Move Up to an Executive Position

By Jessica Holbrook Hernandez / March 23, 2017

The importance of being happy in your career and feeling a sense of satisfaction can never be overstated. Everyone deserves to love what they do, find their calling, and fulfill their purpose. My goal is to encourage each of my clients to be inspired and excited to go to work every day. If moving up […]

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5 Careers That Will Give You a Salary Boost if You Have an MBA

By Dave Landry / January 20, 2017

Is an MBA worth it? If you want a boost in salary and more job opportunities, it most certainly is.   According to the 2015 Graduate Management Admission Council survey, “The median starting salary expected in 2015 for recent MBA graduates in the United States is $100,000.”   The 2015 survey also noted that 84% […]

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How to Nail Perfect Grammar Even if You Slept Through Grade School

By Cally Martin / December 30, 2016

Don’t end a sentence with a preposition…   Between the deep dark of the internet and the screenshots your friends take, nothing is ever forgotten. Especially the improper use of the English language.   We all know someone (and if you’re lucky, it’s you) who has impeccable grammar and spelling skills, but they abuse their […]

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36 Top Experts on the Best Career Resolutions for 2017

By Cally Martin / December 21, 2016

Every year we make New Year’s resolutions like “eat healthy” and “run five miles a week” and “volunteer,” things that are usually manageable until the middle of February. Wouldn’t it be great if they made it through the entire year!?   This year, instead of trying to make it to the gym every day, consider […]

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Letting Go: The Only Way to Feel Successful in Life

By Cally Martin / December 15, 2016

Like all millennials, I had a mid-twenties crisis after graduation when my life plan fell apart (not to be dramatic or anything.) I ate a lot of cheesecake and ran a half marathon—and guess what? It didn’t help. Everyone said something similar to “it’ll all work out” and I was not having it. But I […]

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You Don’t Quit Your Job—You Quit Your Boss

By James Innes / November 22, 2016

A Gallup poll released last year in America found that 50% of respondents had quit their jobs to get away from a bad manager. Most people will, at some time, find themselves working for a difficult boss, although they can come in many forms—bullies, poor communicators, bad planners and organizers, or simply incompetent.   While […]

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