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Are your employees just average?

Are your employees just average?

Average employees comprise 60% of the workforce. With these strategies, you can tap the potential of middle performers - and dramatically improve your organization's performance.
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Choose wisely!

Choose wisely!

The rhyme is fine for choosing team members on the playground - but definitely not a smart approach for managing multiple job offers. Here's how to handle the situation professionally - and make the best choice for your career.
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The Robots Are Coming!

The Robots Are Coming!

AI and machine learning. RPA, cobots and autonomous vehicles. Technology is disrupting entire industries and causing tectonic shifts in how work gets done. With McKinsey & Co. predicting that 45 percent of today's jobs will be automated out of existence within 20 years, what will your future workforce look like -- and how should you prepare?
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Do this now!

Do this now!

I'll work out...tomorrow. I'll start reading that career growth book...right after I check Instagram. Sound familiar? If you're prone to procrastination, here are four actions you can take to get the ball rolling on any endeavor.
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Workplace Dysfunction: Are You the Culprit?

Workplace Dysfunction: Are You the Culprit?

You work extremely hard, under intense pressure, to deliver on your objectives. But in the process, could you unwittingly sabotage your employees' success? Use these best practices to lead effectively -- without being a you-know-what.
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Do you have the right soft skills to get hired?

Do you have the right soft skills to get hired?

They may be called "soft," but make no mistake: Regardless of your industry or job function, soft skills are critical to getting hired -- and succeeding on the job. Which do you need for your career, and how can you develop them? Get the lowdown here.
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Are you building bridges...or burning them?

Are you building bridges...or burning them?

The U.S. gender pay gap is narrowing at a glacial pace. Here's what your company can do to bridge that gap faster and build a stronger, more diverse workforce -- by ensuring fair pay for all employees.
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Are you screaming

Are you screaming "Don't hire me!"?

You wouldn't actually scream this at an employer, but could the things you do and say during your job search be sending this message? If you want to get hired, avoid these common faux pas.
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Are you a leadership master?

Are you a leadership master?

Leadership advice is everywhere, but the latest trends in executive management are useless unless you have solid fundamental skills. In this guide, learn how to master four essential -- yet frequently overlooked -- building blocks for successful leadership.
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You said that?

You said that?

They're generic. Confusing. Utterly meaningless. And you should never, ever use them when describing yourself to a potential employer.
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Third-party sexual harassment - What you need to know

Third-party sexual harassment - What you need to know

Customers are your organization’s lifeblood. But what happens when your employee claims they’ve been harassed by a major client? Here’s what you need to know about third-party sexual harassment -- and how you can protect your organization.
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Are you being your best?

Are you being your best?

No matter what you’re trying to achieve in your career -- landing a promotion, finding a better opportunity, earning more money -- success starts with doing an amazing job in your current position. Here’s how to be a dream employee (temp or direct!) -- and get ahead.
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Smile...you'll be more profitable!

Smile...you'll be more profitable!

Happy employees do more than smile; they're more productive, loyal, creative -- and even close more sales. Check out these statistics, and find out what you can do to foster greater happiness -- and build a healthier bottom line.
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Get the salary you want!

Get the salary you want!

Sure, you could just blurt out your 2017 earnings or exclaim: "It's none of your business!" But if you really want the job -- and to get paid what you're worth -- here's how to field interview questions about salary.
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Problem solved!

Problem solved!

Problem solving is the greatest enabler for growth and opportunity. These novel strategies will help you tackle whatever challenges 2018 brings your way -- and dominate your industry.
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Are you on the market?

Are you on the market?

Made a resolution to get a job (or a better one) this year? Here are 12 ways you can build your skills, grow your network and land an amazing opportunity this year. Best of all? They don't cost a dime.
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Is Remote Work Ruining Your Workforce?

Is Remote Work Ruining Your Workforce?

Heavy hitters like IBM, Bank of America and Aetna are curtailing remote work for one simple reason: It's an innovation-killer. Is it time for your company to bring the remote-work flock in?
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"Let's get started!"

Your new job is filled with possibilities, challenges and growth potential. And during your early days, all eyes are on you. Here's how to shine -- and get ahead, faster.
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Important legal issues to watch in 2018

Important legal issues to watch in 2018

Pay-related employment laws are changing -- rapidly. What laws will impact your organization -- and how should you prepare for the year ahead?
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Please don't wear this

Please don't wear this

Details, details. They matter on the job -- and when you're interviewing for one, too! Avoid these outfit mistakes and appearance oversights so you're polished, confident and ready to nail your job interview.
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