Category Archives: Career and Worplace Skills

How to Think Creatively in Your Daily Work Life – Can you do better than this story?

John sat at his desk and stared at the phone he’d just hung up. He sighed, picked up the receiver, and punched in his boss’s extension. “Hi Bob, just got off the phone with Acme. They want a new system set up … Continue reading

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How Task Management Software Helps You Do Twice the Work in Half the Time

Task management software is created to help the user make the most of his time.One of the hardest steps in working on a project is the actual organization. Being organized is key in any project. This is regardless of whether … Continue reading

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The Benefits of Using a Virtual Secretary

What is a virtual secretary? A virtual secretary is not a computer or robot programmed to perform secretarial duties! A virtual secretary or assistant is an independently contracted business owner. They are not employees of a company in the traditional … Continue reading

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How to Talk to Your Boss (especially during tough times, like now!)

Negotiation skills have never been more important in getting a raise, time off, or a chance for advancement than they are now. Recent market events mean that employers are looking to secure the bottom line. With careful planning, you can … Continue reading

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Top 5 Career Advancement Opportunities

It is only natural to want to progress in one’s career. Being too comfortable in your current state of employment can prove to be detrimental to your professional future, so it will pay to check out these top 5 career … Continue reading

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How to Say No To Coworker Requests

If there is one thing that makes work more stressful than it should be, it is your coworkers not pulling their own weight. One way they can try to make up for it and hide their lack of productivity in … Continue reading

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Managing Conflict with Your Boss

One of the most stressful times for an employee is when they are having a conflict with their boss. Conflict with your boss can be difficult to resolve, so it may be best to look into taking a conflict management … Continue reading

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Managing Conflict with Your Coworkers

Your job can be stressful, but it can become even more so when you have conflict with your coworkers. If you are in this situation, a good conflict management training program can teach you what you can do to try … Continue reading

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Learning How to Set Career Goals

  Setting career goals may seem easy, but it really takes more planning than most people realize. Anything less detailed really only qualifies as a dream.  So, the first thing you have to do to achieve your goal is to … Continue reading

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Dealing with Stress in the Workplace

Work can be a very stressful place. That is why it is important to now how to manage the stress that can come from the challenges of your job. The good news is that your company may offer workplace stress … Continue reading

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