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Building Your Career: 5 Secrets To Moving Up The Ladder

Many of us land a job and are extremely grateful to be employed, but always harbor a dream that someday we will move up within the organization. But opportunities usually just don’t fall out of the sky, and getting the right alignment of the sun, moon, and the stars requires some hustle on your end to make it all happen. But first, think about things from the boss’ point of view. If you were in the big cheese’s chair, what would you look for in your employees when determining whether or not to promote them? There are always going to… Read »




Annual Reviews: What To Do When Your Boss Isn’t Giving You One

In talking to many clients, it is becoming extremely clear that many employers are failing to provide any kind of annual performance evaluation to employees. This is a dangerous practice simply because it leaves how you are actually doing your job subject to different interpretations. From a business standpoint, this can be a liability because if they suddenly decide to terminate the employee, if there isn’t documentation (i.e. performance review demonstrating that the staff member isn’t fulfilling the duties and expectations of the position. It could lead to possible litigation if the employee decides to take legal action if they… Read »




New Boss, New Strategy

Undoubtedly, most of us have gone through some kind of transition with our supervisors. Perhaps the person was recruited away to another company or maybe there was a merger and they got reassigned to another department. Whatever the reason, something important has been lost.  When your boss leaves, they take with them that person’s knowledge of your contributions, skills, knowledge, and expertise. And a new boss means a completely blank slate. Your new job is to get to know them, ASAP.  If you don’t take the time to build rapport, it could have deadly consequences to your career. The reason?  If they don’t… Read »





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