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Techniques - Should You be a "Jack of all trades" or a Specialist?
In your own career, which is the best way to go? Should you be a jack of all trades or a specialist? In this article, you'll learn the advantages and disadvantages of each approach, and techniques to help you succeed in whichever path you take. More ...

Use the Power of a Negative Attitude to Get Ahead
Most books on success tell you how you can change to be successful. This book shows you that you already have unique attributes that we can leverage to gain an unfair advantage. More ...

The Gamble of Workplace Romance
Because of how much time we spend at work, often more time than we have for socializing outside of work, the chances of meeting someone that we're interested in at work is very probable. But is romance compatible with success at work, or can it become a career disaster? More ...

Having Infinite Patience With Customers
One of the most important attributes you can have when dealing with customers is patience. Having patience with customers is where empathy comes into play. Empathy is putting yourself in that customers place. More ...

Good Cop Bad Cop
Are you a manager who's wondering why other department managers don't have the same personnel problems you have? Are you a supervisor whose manager thinks you can't control the workers under you? More ...

Questionnaire- Are You Burned Out at Work?
You were all enthusiastic about your job when you first started, but now that you've been there a while, the stress is starting to get to you. You arrive at work tired in the morning and you're exhausted all day. Work stress is spilling over into your home life and you're not sure you're in the right occupation. If this sounds like you, answer this short questionnaire to see if you're burned out at work. More ...

Boost Your Career With Networking
Whatever challenge you may be facing now, you are likely to need good connections with people willing to help you out. The bases of such connections are trust and respect and can only be earned over time. More ...

The Power of Time Management
If you're trying to do too much. Maybe you've made too many promises, have too many commitments, too many duties. There are two things you need to do to solve your too much to do problem. 1: Set priorities, and 2: Practice good time management. More ...

Beat the Time Bandits
We all have time bandits at work and at home. These are the people and things that block us from reaching our goals and getting through our daily To-Do lists. To beat the time bandits that steal our day, we must recognize who and what they are and take the lead in putting them away. More ...

How to Get Ahead at Work - Without Kissing Butt!
Most people think that if they kiss the bosses butt, the boss will like them and they will have a secure job with good advancement. Wrong! If you kiss the bosses butt, they may smile at you and talk nice to you, but in reality they're thinking you're weak and pitiful. More ...

Techniques - Computer Literacy
It's hard to believe that there are people in today's workforce who don't know how to use a computer. In today's society, being computer illiterate is equivalent to being functionally illiterate. More ...

What Not to Say to Customers
A problem can arise however when an employee who doesn't usually come into contact with customers meets a customer. You should never reveal inside information to a customer, or to anyone else outside the company. More ...

Five Career Killers You Must Avoid
Americans work habit of spending more hours working has been continuously increasing in the past few decades. Burnout is one of the guaranteed career killers in our society today. Here are some recommendations to avoid such condition to happen. More ...