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Four Tips for Networking with Confidence

By Greg Simpson on November 21, 2014

When it comes to our careers, many of us are reluctant to market or sell ourselves—often feeling uncomfortable touting our own accomplishments. A self-effacing attitude may be charming in certain social circumstances, but in the job search you must be able to articulate your strengths without a hint of self-consciousness or discomfort. Keep in mind the old quote usually attributed to baseball great Dizzy Dean: “It ain’t bragging if you can do it.” You’ve done the work; now get the word out.

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Mitigate workplace mistakes with a five-point action plan

By Greg Simpson on September 24, 2014

Mistakes are inevitable, but our success is dependent upon the ability to act swiftly and professionally to mitigate damage, and to identify learnings so we avoid repeating the past. Here are five tips for handling on-the-job mistakes that minimize the damage and help to keep your reputation intact.

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Now What? Coming to Terms with Workplace Change

By Kristen Leverone on July 15, 2014

Are you ready for the uncertainty that often comes with change in the workplace? Companies want versatile, resilient employees who are willing to venture into the unknown and effectively deal with the stress inherent in change. Here’s how to prepare yourself so that you can move forward as a team player.

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