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A Cup A Day...

A recent study Career Builder along with Dunkin Donuts found that 55% of US workers drink at least one cup of coffee each work day. Whether you drink your cup with your breakfast, or refill your cup all day long, coffee has a huge impact on most people’s productivity. 

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I Quit

How to Leave Your Job

Leaving a job is not easy, but there are ways to leave professionally. When you've decided to quit, follow these steps: accept another job, tell your boss and coworkers, help with the transition, finish strong, and stay connected.

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Behavior at Business Meetings

Business meetings can be long, tedious, and at times quite frustrating. However, making the most out of meetings is extremely important to the success of a business.  There are ways you can keep meetings on track, to the point, and efficient.

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Tips to Improve Your Skills at a Networking Event

Networking with people can be an effective way to get to get your name out for potential career opportunities.  Although networking is thought of as being something you do to find employment, many people don’t think about it as a tool to use while you are currently employed.

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Growing in the Workplace

Once we find a job in the business world it is easy to fall into a state of complacency and acceptance. It can be difficult to find the motivation to better ourselves. Using strategic career goals, though, can help change that.

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Women in the Workplace 2014

Is it Still a Man's World?

In honor of March being Women’s History Month, let’s take a look at the current state of affairs regarding women in the workplace. Is it still a man’s world or has the field become more equal in recent years?

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Wine and Dine: Etiquette at a business event

Whether you have a job interview over dinner or a networking party with the boss, not knowing what is expected can become stressful. Balancing the etiquette and social sides of these situations can be overwhelming when in a business situation. Here are some etiquette tips for eating and drinking at business occasions provided by the Culture and Manners Institute.

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Top Paying and Hiring Industries

The National Association of Colleges and Employers released recent college graduate statistics. These graphs show an increase in salary, and show the top hiring industries.

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Job Search Lessons from 2014 Olympics

LinkedIn not only gives you many opportunities to get your name out, but it also can give you access to informative articles that relate within your field, or within the field of people in your network of connections.  I have LinkedIn connections that share blogs and publish articles on a daily basis that make for a good read every day.

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Career Blogs Can Help Job Search

The job search is something we all need to do eventually so why not learn from the experience of other job seekers?   Personally, I have found many different views on career development and opinions about the correct approach to taking on the job search through blogs. 

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