Tag Archives | Career Counseling

Don’t Let Emails Run Your Life

Ooh just look—50 email messages! YAY!  But by the time you’re done answering them, three o’clock has arrived. Hey, you’ve been productive right? Well, sort of, not really, uh, that depends. If your job requires answering emails then yes, you’ve nailed it! Otherwise, you’re letting emails run your life. Take your power, your schedule and your life […]

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Let Go, Terminated, Downsized or Fired? It’s Time For A Comeback

The empty office. It was once yours. What happened? Or better yet, what’s next? No matter what you call it, the process of being severed from the workplace is never easy to navigate. Still, you can rise from the ashes like a phoenix if you so choose. It all comes down to persistence and perspective. […]

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Build Resiliency

Don’t you wish some days you could toss on your cloak of resiliency and repel any toxicity that may come your way. When you sense trouble ahead, shielding yourself from the impacts of negativity can go a long way to helping you stay healthy and happy, not to mention productive and successful. Toxic behavior can have long lasting effects on everyone. […]

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Three C’s to Reducing Conflict

Did you know that 85 percent of employees deal with conflict on some level on a regular basis? According to a Workplace report published in 2017, a startling statistic unearthed is that U.S. employees spend 2.1 hours per week involved with conflict, which costs employers approximately $359 billion a year.* Wow. The hurt and tension […]

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Avoid Sending Angry Emails

The best way to address hurt feelings in the workplace is to confront your aggressor face-to-face and in an unemotional and professional tone and share your concerns. Talking things out is the only way to really resolve conflict. Still, most of us don’t relish—or take—this approach. In fact, many turn to a “safer” solution of […]

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