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March 20, 2018

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Career Experts

How to Deal with Negative Feedback

Screen Shot 2015-09-08 at 4.56.57 PMIn a perfect world, feedback from co-workers and bosses is always glowing. But we all know the real world doesn’t work that way. Criticism is unavoidable, but The Muse provides tips on how to graciously accept it — and help improve both your morale and reputation.


How to Look More Professional

Screen Shot 2015-09-03 at 2.00.07 PMHaving confidence and being candid are two things you can do to look more professional. But in this piece, INC. writer Bill Murphy gives you 15 more ways to appear more professional.

A Shortened Work Week on the Horizon?

Screen Shot 2015-09-02 at 1.29.52 PMWhether to retain talent, to use as leverage rather than a raise, or to take advantage of technological innovations, companies are increasingly offering flexible schedules. But to get one may require a bit of digging.  The New York Post reports four-day work weeks are on the rise and career analysts predict this type of arrangement will only become more common as productivity is measured less in face time and more in results.

How to Survive a Job Hunt

iStock_000002650343LargeA long, job search can leave psychological bruises and hurl you into a self-defeating cycle. “It’s a blow to your self-esteem,” David Reiss, a psychiatrist based in San Diego tells U.S. News. The more confidence you lose, the worse you perform in the job search.  This process “takes a half a step off your game,” Reiss says.  To fight it, author Laura McMullen gives six tips, starting with: have fun.


Do You Have Office Bod?

iStock_000005164183Large31You get to the office and the first thing you do is sit down and check your emails. Then at some point you get down to work and before you know it you haven’t moved from that chair in hours. Yahoo’s Sara Bliss realized sitting at a desk was wreaking havoc on her body and was determined to make a change. Check out her tips here:

Avoiding Job Burnout 

Screen Shot 2015-08-24 at 2.03.49 PMOne workplace problem for older workers is burn out—one reason why many of them retire earlier than they thought they would.  With more of us wanting to work well past our 50’s, it’s crucial to generate new enthusiasm within your place of work.  In the current issue of AARP The Magazine, Kerry Hannon dives deep into what older workers can do to keep it fresh, including seeking more duties, work out problems with a difficult boss and upgrading skills.