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10 Proven Tactics for Getting Your Next Promotion Faster


getting your next promotion fasterIt’s important to know what to do to make sure you don’t get overlooked for a promotion when the opportunity presents itself. Our 10 tips featured here will put you on a path to getting your next promotion faster by highlighting strategies such as being proactive, displaying strong initiative to decision makers, and showcasing your leadership qualities.Continue Reading…

When I Realized I Had to Learn the Most Important Skill to Succeed


most important skill to succeedPeople don’t believe me when I tell them I was a quiet little workaholic in my 20’s.

Well, they believe the workaholic part…but never the quiet part.

I was afraid of everything.

And worked so hard to overcompensate for all these fears.

I worked the longest so no one would think I was lazy.

I worked the hardest so everyone would see me as a dependable “result dispenser”.

I made sure I always had a solution since I wanted you to always know that I worked smart.

But I never told anyone I worked the longest, or the hardest or the smartest.

I just did it.

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One Career Mistake You Are Probably Making


career mistakeWhether you are happy in your job or looking for a job, I can assure
you there is one mistake you are probably making that is hurting your career.

It’s one of the most common career mistakes made.

Executives are no exception….and probably the worst offenders of
making this mistake.

It can often be disguised as loyalty, hard work or selflessness.

Which all sounds noble and strokes the ego.

But it may killing your career and your ability to land the new job,
to get promoted or to negotiate a higher salary.

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One Great Tool to Expand and Enrich Your Career Network

Written by Lisa Rangel, Executive Resume Writer

Using LinkedIn to advance your job search and career prospects is a key component of an effective career management plan. “What do you say to a connection?” is what I am often asked by job seekers. Well, there is a great tool on LinkedIn  (and now other related websites) that can help you track your contacts advancement and changes, which can give you great fodder to send that engaging email or make that captivating call.Continue Reading…