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Helping professionals in their career advancement by providing tips, advice, and guidance in their Professional Pursuit.

What to Wear

You have the perfect resume, rehearsed answers to the possible questions, and have done the research on your potential new company, so what’s left? Your outfit. What are you going to wear? This is your big opportunity. Your outfit is the chance to make a great first impression on your potential employer and future company. But what is the perfect outfit?   The first point [...]

Supporting your Loved Ones who Hate their Jobs

The likelihood is high that you have someone in your life who consistently complains about their job. It can be hard to determine what an appropriate response should be in these situations. Here are a few tips to help you support the people in your life who are struggling professionally. Ask Questions You're friend or family member is going to find a way to bring [...]

Getting Along with Different Personalities in the Workplace

You have enough to worry about at work without having to stress about navigating different personalitiy types. Not only can it be tricky, it can also be exhausting trying to figure out how to best manage your coworkers. If you want to skip a whole lot of trial and error, here is a cheat sheet on the major personalities you'll find in your workplace. Ambitious [...]

Motivational Quotes to Get You Through the Work Week

There is no shame in needing motivational quotes to get you through a week. Work can be hard. It can feel overwhelming, frustrating and just plain boring at times. If you find yourself struggling and needing a little pick-me-up, check out these five quotes to help you kick start your motivation.   “Your talent determines what you can do. Your motivation determines how much you [...]

How to Ask for a Raise

Asking your boss for a  raise can be an incredibly nerve wracking ordeal. However, if you do some preparations beforehand, it doesn't have to be. When you're feeling underpaid for your position and want to petition for a bit more money, consider using these tips to do so.   Openly Communicate   Keep the lines of communication open with your superiors. Let them know ahead [...]

How to Work Work-Life Balance into Your Life

We’re far past the age when returning home means leaving work in the office. With the common use of emails and our cell phones that can access said email, sometimes it feels like it’s an expectation to always be “on-call.” For the sake of our sanity and our social lives, we’re offering some tips and guidelines to find your own work-life balance. What Even is [...]

Benefits of taking Continuing Education Courses

If you're feeling stagnant at work, learning a new job relevant skill or pursuing an advanced degree are excellent ways to pull yourself out of a rut. Whether you're new in your career field, or a long time pro, there are some real benefits to pursuing continuing education courses.   Higher Paying Job Opportunities   Is there a certification, Masters/PhD program, or continuing education class [...]

Matching Your Personality to Career Success

The golden ideal is to find a job and career you’ll love so you never have to work a day in your life, but this definitely sounds easier than reality allows. Finding a career you truly love involves the right opportunities at the right time, and fully understanding yourself. While we can’t do much about offering opportunities, we can try to help you understand your [...]

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