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Get organized in job search

5 Ways to Get Organized and Save Time in Your Job Search

Job searching takes time. Lots of time. Much of this time is wasted on tasks that can be simplified–if not completely cut out–by getting organized during the job search process. Here are five tips to help you get organized in your job search so you aren’t bogged down with busy-work. With your new found time, […]

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the power of goal setting for work

How Setting Goals at Work Will Change Your Life

I never used to set work goals. Maybe at the start of the year I’d write down a few, but nothing week-to-week or month-to-month. And I definitely had no idea how powerful setting goals at work would turn out to be… Here’s the old me: I figured I’m going to do my best, and picking […]

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bored at work? try these 5 ideas to beat boredom

Bored at Work? Try These 5 Ideas

In a perfect world, we’d all just go home when our work is complete for the day. It’s a shame that many people have to stay until 5PM regardless of what they’ve accomplished that day. But I’m not here to complain. You want practical advice. Here are 5 things that you can do to be semi-productive […]

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5 Ways to Use Your Morning Commute to be Productive

Almost nobody enjoys commuting, but you can at least use the time to be productive so that you don’t feel like you’re wasting part of your day. These tips will help you make the most out of your morning commute whether you drive or take public transit. Be productive while commuting by car: 1. Buy […]

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4 Tips To Be More Productive on a Snow Day

It’s normal to have work cancelled for at least one or two days each year due to snowstorms or other bad weather. This can be a great opportunity to be productive and get noticed by your managers. The day can still be relaxing and enjoyable, but somebody that is strategic about their career development can […]

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Your Time is Valuable- Here’s How to Act Like It

Your time is valuable, both in your career and your overall life. What can you do with this knowledge to directly improve your life though? How should the value of your time effect your decisions? And how highly should you value your time to begin with? Answering these questions will help you live a more […]

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