The Workplace

You nailed your interview. You shake hands with who you hope will be your next manager. She says that they will contact you when a decision is made. What should you do now? There are points that must be addressed, before taking the next step. Timing is crucial. When the interview is over, you have […]

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Tips on Making a Great Impression on Your First Day

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If it’s possible to feel excitement and hope with a touch of nagging anxiety and insecurity coursing through your veins all at the same time, chances are you may be on your way to your first day of work. Starting a new job is most often a positive experience as you have taken the initial […]

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3 Tips to Improve Your Presentation Skills

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Public speaking. It’s the stuff of nightmares – like visiting the dentist or never-ending group texts. Unfortunately, it’s a necessary evil for most of us in business or the corporate world. Preparing and conducting presentations can be a regular occurrence, so managing (and possibly overcoming) those public speaking fears is important. Here are a few […]


Ways to Provide Constructive Feedback to Employees

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  Providing constructive feedback to employees is never easy and can be tricky. Effective communication in this situation is important and may make the difference between a productive employee and a destructive employee. Delivering your feedback successfully will build morale within your company. One important way to provide constructive feedback to an employee is to […]


Ideas for Bring Your Child to Work Day

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Whether or not they make it known, your children are interested in you.  They care about your life and what you do during the day.  That’s why Bring your Child to Work Day is such a great opportunity for both children and their parents.  Children have the chance to learn just what Mom or Dad […]


Top 5 Mistakes New Employees Make

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Let’s face it, being the new kid sucks. It sucks even more when you are the new employee. As you walk into your new job awkwardly and try to look as if you’ve been here for years, you try your hardest to seem unphased. That was your first mistake, of course you are phased by […]


Appropriate April Fool’s Day Pranks in the Office

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April Fool’s day has a bad reputation because some people take their pranks a bit too far. Here are harmless pranks that’ll put a smile on anyone’s face: Unattended mice. Putting tape over the bottom of the mouse’s laser tracker will stop it from working. This’ll drive some people nuts, but it’s a classic prank […]


Advantages of Having Diversity at the Workplace

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Let’s face it. We can look at the list of top executives in almost any company, and the majority of them have similar backgrounds.  Not just in areas such as education, but more than likely, they share the same race, gender, and religious beliefs. Now more than ever, we live in a country that is […]


Be Unique – Ideas To Decorate Your Cubicle

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When you are feeling stressed or unhappy at work you might not think of how to get out of the doldrums.  You might just be in need of a change in you workspace. It might be time for some new visuals or decorations. You can place things on your cubicle wall that will make you […]


Tips on Goal Setting in the Work Place

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I think the first tip on setting goals in the work place actually works in any environment and it’s to make the goal realistic.  Nothing is more demoralizing than to see a goal as so unattainable you don’t even want to try and reach it. Assess the situation carefully and set a goal that people […]