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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

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By Elena Botelho & Kim Powell – Ladders Congratulations, you’ve made the shortlist of candidates for your dream job. Now all you have to do is pass the final test: How do I walk into the room and convince the decision-makers that I’m their best choice? This is the question on the mind of anyone,… read more

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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

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By Elizabeth Alterman – theMuse Laid off. Fired. Sacked. Let go. No matter which words you use to describe losing your job, it can be a complicated and stressful situation—not to mention downright upsetting. Though the terms surrounding unemployment are often used interchangeably, they’re not synonyms. You might not think the language matters all that… read more

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By Amy Blaschka – Forbes Last month I celebrated my birthday, which always puts me in a reflective mood regarding my life and career. I tend to ask myself the big questions: What have I accomplished? Am I happy and fulfilled? Am I where I thought I’d be? And what do I want to tackle over the next year? This… read more

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By William Arruda – Forbes Some employees feel fully inspired by their company’s mission, vision and values. But they don’t just mindlessly glug the Kool-Aid—they connect on a deep, genuine, emotional level with what their employer is all about and what they seek to accomplish. Those workers are becoming increasingly rare. Most employees aren’t fully aware of—or connected with—their company’s purpose. Shockingly, the state of employee disengagement is that a staggering 61% of… read more

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By Tracy Brower – Forbes You’ve been working on finding your purpose at work by identifying your priorities, crafting your tasks and more. But what about your own perceptions? When it comes to finding fulfillment at work, the way in which you think about your job is key. As the saying goes, “Change your thinking,… read more

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By Travis Bradberry – Ladders Experience and knowledge are rapidly losing their relevance to success in the workplace. Harvard economist David Deming studied workplace tasks from 1980 to the present day and found that those that emphasize social skills grew by a whopping 24%, while tasks requiring technical know-how and intelligence experienced little growth. Deming… read more

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By Natalia Peart – Forbes Our fast-paced, rapidly changing world has brought with it the expectation of doing more in less time, but also the pressure to be connected and “on” 24/7 just to keep pace with the increasing demands. It’s no wonder that stress and burnout have become growing workplace problems. The World Health… read more