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Want To Get Your Point Across? Consider Personality Type

Thursday, February 8, 2018
personality types

We all want to be understood, and it can be so frustrating when it feels like what we’re saying falls on deaf ears. Have you ever tried to communicate something important to a colleague, classmate, supervisor, and family member, only to feel as if you’re not getting through?

It turns out that someone’s personality type factors into how we should frame our message. The way we approach an Optimist, for example, is very different from how we should talk to a Problem Solver.

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Want To Be A Better Person in 2018?

Wednesday, January 31, 2018
Better Person in 2018

We all want to feel like our best self, but sometimes it can be overwhelming to think about where to start. Especially when we’re juggling lots of obligations between work, school, and family, the quest for self-improvement can seem downright frivolous. The good news is that becoming a better person can be as simple (and inexpensive) as simply making your bed in the morning!

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The Best Jobs of 2018

Monday, January 29, 2018
The Best Jobs of 2018

The U.S. News & World Report recently released their annual list of best jobs. The ranking looks at jobs across 15 different categories and factors in things such as salary, room for growth, and work-life balance.  This year’s top four winners for Best Job Overall are:

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How To Decode A Job Posting

Wednesday, January 17, 2018
Job Search

Knowing what type of job you’re looking for is a great first step to a successful job search. So how about when you start digging into the process of sorting through job postings and deciphering which jobs to apply to? It can be overwhelming, especially when job postings aren’t crystal clear in their details about required experience or what the on-the-job responsibilities will be.

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The Best New Year’s Resolutions By Decade

Tuesday, January 9, 2018
New Years Resolution

As we get into the middle of January, many of us have been working towards keeping the resolution we set on the first. If you’re not feeling yours or think a better focus might serve you better this year, it’s not too late to change course. It’s never too late, of course! To help give you some ideas as to what resolutions to set for your professional life, the folks at Monster came up with lists of the best New Year’s resolutions, broken down by decades.

 

 

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