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Four Things You Absolutely Must Do in Your Salary Negotiation

Article Link: https://getpocket.com/explore/item/four-things-you-absolutely-must-do-in-your-salary-negotiation?utm_source=pocket-newtab By: Pavithra Mohan Countless job seekers and employees still struggle with negotiating salaries and advocating for themselves. But let’s say you’ve worked yourself up to asking for a higher salary. You could still be missing out on perks that can further enhance your compensation package–and they may not be that far out…
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Stop Confusing Habits for Routines: What You Need To Know

By: Nir Eyal Habits are hot. Self-help articles extol the power of habits and books on the topic sell by the millions. Yet, like many pop psychology topics, the conventional wisdom about the effectiveness and application of habits is frequently outdated, misapplied, or flat out wrong. Building habits to change behavior the right way can…
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Why Your Brain Needs Exercise

By: David A. Raichlen & Gene E. Alexander In the 1990s researchers announced a series of discoveries that would upend a bedrock tenet of neuroscience. For decades the mature brain was understood to be incapable of growing new neurons. Once an individual reached adulthood, the thinking went, the brain began losing neurons rather than gaining…
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10 ways to… Prioritise your workload

Article Link: https://www.icaew.com/archive/library/small-business-update/10-ways-to-prioritise-your-workload The to-do list. Don’t keep it on different post-it notes or in your head — at the beginning of each day or week, write on a sheet of paper what you want to get done and by when. Rank tasks according to importance or urgency to plan your day and focus your…
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4 Strategies for Overcoming Distraction

Article Link: https://hbr.org/2018/08/4-strategies-for-overcoming-distraction By: Chris Bailey In the flurry of statistics that exist around personal productivity, there’s one I find especially alarming: The average person is distracted or interrupted every 40 seconds when working in front of their computer. In other words, we can’t work for even a single minute before we focus on something else.…
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11 Tips for Surviving the Office Holiday Party

Article Link: https://emilypost.com/advice/download-11-tips-for-surviving-the-office-holiday-party/ We often talk about how much success in business depends on building strong, positive relationships. Relationships with clients and prospects are obvious, but equally important are the relationships with your co-workers and your bosses. At the holidays, you have one of the best opportunities to enhance relationships at work: the office holiday party.…
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8 Tips on Giving a Presentation Like a Pro

Article Link: https://www.entrepreneur.com/article/274646 By: Shawn Doyle As a professional speaker, I get many chances, as I travel around the country, to see other people give presentations. With professional speakers, the presentations are always well done and professional. And of course they should be; these people are professionals! But, sadly, I often see exactly the opposite with…
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12 Tips For Staying Productive At Work Through The Bleak Winter Months

Article Link: https://www.forbes.com/sites/jacquelynsmith/2014/01/07/12-tips-for-staying-productive-at-work-through-the-bleak-winter-months/#2a373d871212 By: Jacquelyn Smith Winter is in full swing. The days are shorter, darker and colder—and some workers will experience the “winter blues.” You might be more tired than usual, less active or unmotivated—and your level of productivity in the office may decline significantly. “People struggle with being productive in the winter for…
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Case Study 1

How we delivered the perfect hire when there were only 19 people in the US with the mandatory experience. Search Assignment:Expansion of our client’s e-commerce business called for a new Divisional Merchandising Manager with a very specialized skill set and some pretty unusual experience. Only about 2-dozen people in the US had the qualifications the…
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5 Reasons Why Office Design Matters

Article Link: https://madisonsquareportfolio.com/blog/why-office-design-matters/ By: Madison Square Portfolio Many companies overlook the importance of designing an office. Employees that work in a cubicle-filled office are working in an uninspiring environment where they are isolated. An office’s design should consider branding in order to portray the message and goals of a company. Why Office Design Matters How…
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