6 Topics to Avoid Discussing with Your Coworkers

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Over time, it’s common to become at least somewhat close with your coworkers. As the relationships strengthen, it may feel as if no topic of conversation is off-limits. However, in reality, you still need to consider proper workplace etiquette.  Certain topics are usually very inappropriate in the workplace, or at least carry with them a level… Read more »

Work-Life Balance is Necessary … Here’s How to Talk to Your Boss About It

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Work-life balance is something every professional hopes to find. However, it is incredibly elusive and certainly won’t happen by accident. This is especially true in today’s hyperconnected world, where work activities bleed over into your off-hours thanks to smartphones and other digital devices. If your work-life balance is disrupted over the long term, it is… Read more »

Turn an Opportunity Into a Career With These 4 Tips

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Sometimes, a unique opportunity has more potential than originally appears on the surface. Maybe you took on a work project and enjoyed it so much you wish you could focus on it every day. Maybe you spent some time volunteering or in a short-term job and acquired a new skill or had an experience that… Read more »

Proper Email Etiquette for Contacting a Potential Employer

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When you email a potential employer, having proper etiquette is essential. After all, you only get one chance to make a good first impression, and a single misstep can harm your chances of landing a job with the company. However, even though the stakes are high, that doesn’t mean writing a clear, compelling and respectful… Read more »