11 Lessons From Great Bosses That You Can Use Right Now

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By Stav Ziv – theMuse   Some bosses really stick in your memory. Often, it’s two kinds that leave the most indelible marks: the horrible bosses and the amazing ones. The former teach you what kind of boss you want to actively avoid going forward (and the kind you never want to become yourself). The… read more

20 New Ways to Measure Success

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By Joshua Becker – becomingminimalist “Do not judge from mere appearances.” —Edwin Hubbel Chapin For too long our world has measured success incorrectly. We have championed, promoted, and followed some wrong people along the way. We’ve judged others on the symmetry of their cheek bones, salary package, neighborhood of residence, eloquence of speech, designer of clothing,… read more

Empathy: The Key To A Diverse And Inclusive Workplace

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By Janice Gassam-Forbes   When trying to foster a workplace that is equitable and inclusive for all, it is imperative for leaders to be well-trained in inclusive strategies. There is one key trait that all great leaders should possess. Some may call this trait the crème de la crème of all leadership traits: empathy. Empathy… read more

Your Coworkers Are Leaving. Should You Do the Same?

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By Maurie Backman, The Motley Fool-Glassdoor Having a group of great coworkers could spell the difference between enjoying your time spent at work and dreading the idea of going into the office every day. But what happens when your colleagues start leaving the company in rapid succession? Do you stick it out in the hopes their replacements… read more

6 Mentors You Need To Have On Speed Dial

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By Eileen Hoenigman Meyer-Glassdoor Seeking out coaches, professors, and advisors to help you hone skills and plan career steps is essential.  This need for guidance doesn’t dissipate after years in the workforce.  We benefit from the input of mentors who have been through what we’re grappling with, and who can foresee what we can’t yet… read more

5 Ways a Mentor Can Help You Get a Promotion

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By Jillian Kramer- Glassdoor Let’s start by getting one thing straight: a mentor can’t actually get you a promotion. The hard part of impressing an employer and sealing the deal is all up to you, dear. But a mentor can help you snag the job you’ve only been dreaming about, according to Fredda Hurwitz, chief… read more

How To Know If You’ll Get Along With Your Boss

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By William Arruda – Forbes This summer, American unemployment rates dropped below 4% — lower than businesses have experienced in at least a decade. As a result, the tables have turned in favor of candidates. After all, today’s market is flush with position announcements and opportunities. In an employees’ market, job seekers have the luxury of… read more

You Can’t Please Everyone (and the Sooner You Realize That, the Happier You’ll Be)

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By Kat Boogaard-theMuse   I’m a people pleaser. I like when other people are happy with me—when they’re satisfied with my work, think highly of what I accomplish, and just generally like me. That’s why my stomach was in knots when—at the ripe age of seven—I was trying to decide what sort of treat to… read more

How to Tackle Something You Have No Idea How to Do

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By Avery Augustine-theMuse My career has been filled with daunting tasks. I graduated with a degree in the all-too-general category of business, which didn’t exactly prepare me for any one specific industry. So, when I settled into a career with a healthcare technology company—knowing absolutely nothing about healthcare or technology—I was faced with a tough… read more

The Smart Approach to Take When a Big Project Overwhelms You

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By Abby Wolfe-theMuse At my previous job, my team delivered regular data reports to our clients. We showed them a ton of different stats about their wellness program and how their company compared to others. Executives loved it! But there was one huge problem: It took hundreds of hours to assemble these beloved reports because… read more