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Reconnecting with your Network the Right Way

Wednesday, November 20, 2019

When you’re looking to advance in your career, your professional network can be an incredible resource. Haven’t been in touch with those contacts in a while? You need to put some thought into whom you approach and the ways in which you do so, since the same type of outreach can differ depending on how you know someone and what your relationship to them is.

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Daylight Savings Time Facts

Tuesday, November 5, 2019
Daylight Savings

Adjusting to Daylight Savings Time? As you get settled in to the first few days of the time change, here are some interesting facts about this practice of adjusting the clocks twice a year. For example, did you know the idea was dreamed up by Benjamin Franklin in 1784? CNN has the scoop.

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Is Your Inner Critic Holding You Back In Your Career?

Friday, November 1, 2019

Many of us are familiar with that inner critic. You know, the one who says you can’t or won’t achieve something or that you don’t deserve to be successful or happy. It can show up in many ways, but unless you learn to work through those thoughts, it can hold you back in your career.

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How To Fight The Midafternoon Slump

Wednesday, October 30, 2019

Do you find yourself struggling to keep your eyes open come 2 pm? When you still have a lot to do before you call it a day, it’s helpful to have a few go-to strategies to help you perk up. And no, the answer isn’t coffee! 

In this Fast Company article, time management coach Elizabeth Grace Saunders shares seven strategies to help you push through.

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Your Next Mentor May Be Closer Than You Think

Friday, October 18, 2019

Having a mentor as you progress through your academic or professional life can be a valuable resource. They can offer advice, help you navigate pivots and big moves, and serve as a sounding board when you need someone to bounce ideas off of. The concept of finding a mentor can be intimidating, though. Where are they? How do you find one? While it’s possible you’ll encounter a potential mentor through your professional network, sometimes they may be closer than you think.

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