5 Steps To Find Career Clarity When You Feel Stuck

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By Caroline Castrillon – Forbes Do you find yourself outwardly successful in an unfulfilling career? Many people look back and realize that they accepted their first job after college because perhaps it paid well, offered extensive benefits or seemed secure—not because they felt particularly passionate about it. In fact, you may have veered away from… read more

What to Do When You Hate Your Boss But Love Your Job

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By Stacey Lastoe – theMuse A friend who shall remain nameless has been talking to me a lot lately about how much she loves her job but hates her boss. To be sure, her stories of her manager’s many misdeeds provoke a horrific reaction in me, and I find myself grasping for encouraging things to say… read more

30 Icebreaker Questions to Use When Meeting New People

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Originally posted on: Indeed Career Guide   Making conversation with strangers isn’t easy, whether you’re attending a networking event or kicking off a meeting with new people. While social interaction doesn’t come naturally to everyone, there are ways to make it easier. What are icebreaker questions? Icebreaker questions are thought-provoking questions you can use to encourage people… read more

Here Are the Subject Lines That’ll Get Your Networking Emails Opened—Every Time

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By Alyse Kalish – theMuse Just as headlines sell stories, subject lines sell emails. And if yours is trying to get you an in at a company, or even an informational interview, you want to sell it right—or what’s the point of even crafting that perfect message? As Muse writer Sarah Chang says, effective subject lines “appeal… read more

Want to Transfer to Another Job Within the Same Company? Here’s How to Actually Do It

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By Angela Smith – theMuse Transferring jobs within the same company can have lots of advantages. You know the company already and can do plenty of research on the team you’d be joining, and if you’re lucky, your current boss can be a great advocate for you. But internal transfers can also be full of… read more

6 reasons you won’t get the job/promotion/business

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By Mary Lee Gannon – Ladders In today’s world, it isn’t enough to be smart, educated, and a high performer. The competition is too fierce. Many people have these qualities. Employers, leaders, managers, prospective clients and executives are looking for all the red flags of concern to be down to pick you. Pay attention to… read more

Here’s How to Be Successful on a Fast-Paced Team

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By Erica Janes – the Muse Fast is a fact of life these days, especially when it comes to business. No matter the industry, chances are you’re part of a team that’s expected to be agile, always-on, and able to pivot priorities based on anything from the company’s quarterly earnings to a client’s whims—all, of… read more

5 Ways to Take on More Responsibility at Work

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By Alex Cavoulacos – theMuse So you’re doing a good job at work. Your boss seems happy. And now, you’re ready to take on more. Pushing yourself out of your comfort zone to take on more responsibility is a great way to grow personally and professionally. It can be uncomfortable and hard at times, but that’s what will… read more

Telltale signs your coworkers despise you

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By Jane Burnett – Ladders Sometimes, it’s abundantly clear that someone at work doesn’t like you. But if you’re having trouble deciphering the potential signs, here’s a guide. While you can never be 100% sure how a coworker feels about you unless you ask them, chances are they might act a certain way. So, whether… read more