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How to get respect at work
Ever go to a restaurant and get seated in the very back? The minute you sit down, you realize you’re going to be in for a long night because the waiter always seems to forget you’re there? What if the same thing happens at work and you get seated in the equivalent of “kids’ table.” […]
Things that drive you crazy about corporate life
What drives you crazy about the corporate world? In an environment where conformity seems to be the rule, you may have even caught yourself participating in some of these hated rituals â€“ even as you mock them to friends in happy hour after work. In the new, third edition of her book,Â They Don’t Teach Corporate […]
Communications skills lesson
As aÂ career and business consultant and coach, I focus a lot on teaching clients how to identify and market their key skills and accomplishments. Usually, we think first about the “hard skills” — the skills that have a tangible result at work. For example, the things they probably learned how to do in a class […]
Fix your work reputation
How’s your work reputation? Your future career depends on how well you maintain and manage your reputation as a reliable, competent employee. Getting started at a new job can be tough, and sometimes, you’ll make a misstep that has the potential to derail your path.