How to Deal Past Employers Who Won’t Give You a Referral

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What is the best time to ask for a referral?  It depends on the employee’s circumstance, and reason for leaving.  For instance, some career coaches and recruiters suggest that an individual acquire a letter of recommendation before they commence a job search.  Others insist that asking for a referral (while still employed with the company) […]

Five Ways to Alienate Colleagues During a Meeting

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Meetings are part of everyday life, whether you work remotely, or in a traditional office.  According to the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, businesses in the United States average 11 million meetings per day.  That adds up to 220 million meetings per month, and over one billion meetings annually, in the U.S. alone. Meetings are not […]

Top TED Talks for People in Career Transition

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Some surveys and studies have estimated that the average professional can expect 7-12 different jobs and employers over their lifetime.  This makes sense, as employees seek to improve their opportunities for advancement and grow their experience, through a variety of work environments and roles. When it comes to changing careers however, the average professional can […]

Make Your LinkedIn Profile Stand Out: Advice from our Global Recruiters

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There was a time when only recruiters and employers took an active role on LinkedIn.  In the early days of the world’s largest professional online network, simply publishing your work history was enough to be found on LinkedIn.  Career professionals would periodically visit the site to update new employment information, or to congratulate peers on […]

What Employers ‘Really’ Think About Volunteer Experience

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Into every professional life, a few employment gaps may fall.  This may be due to lack of availability of suitable positions in your region, or lifestyle and caretaking needs, including a leave of absence for child or family care.  You may have been asked to leave a previous position, or have voluntarily moved on from […]

Managing Workplace Conflicts (Without Damaging Your Career)

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You are tasked with the challenge of working with ten, twenty and possibly hundreds of people for forty-hours or more per week.  Each of you is determined to make a good impression, excel at tasks and innovate where possible, and advance your career.  Competition is part of any workplace environment, and with it comes a […]

How to Defeat ‘Impostor Syndrome’ and Boost Your Career

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While we don’t like to acknowledge it, sometimes the greatest obstacle we have in terms of working toward the career, salary and culture we want, isn’t a lack of skill or opportunity; it is self-sabotage.  In professional life, believing in your skills and abilities is central to your motivation to grow, stretch in new directions […]

Three Important Mindsets that Build Successful Careers

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When we are young, we are asked to choose a career.  It seems important to identify what we love to do, and where we can apply our natural talents and interests.  For many graduates, the expectation of a meaningful career is innate; if you went to school to train for your profession, you are virtually […]

Five Essential Etiquette Tips for Business Travelers

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Did you know that business travel statisticians and experts estimate that in 2016, there will be more than 480 million global business trips?  While for most organizations the ticket in first class may be a distant memory, with statistics revealing that more than 80% of frequent business travelers fly coach, there is no sign of […]