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Need a Job Immediately? Here’s What You Do First.


Robby

There are three steps you should take if you need a job right now. First: Breathe. Second: Decide how broke you really are. And third, start talking to people who can help you find jobs. Who those people are depends on your answer to #2 and #3. (Read the rest of this post…)

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Tue, September 16 2014 » Career Planning and Goal Setting, Success Consciousness » No Comments

How to Cope with Emotions in the Workplace


Felicia

During a job interview, you’re taught over and over again to do certain things: Wear professional clothes, don’t wear too much make up, don’t slouch, make direct eye contact, enunciate, have a firm handshake, etc.

Work behavior, however, appears to be more relationship-based. You’ve likely heard professional advice like: don’t talk back to a superior, don’t gossip about other co-workers, listen to constructive criticism, be presentable, be sociable and let us not forget, smile – but what happens when you just can’t smile? (Read the rest of this post…)

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Tue, September 9 2014 » Self Development, Stress and Mindfullness, Success Consciousness » No Comments

Clean Your Desk, Change Your Future


Robby

You wouldn’t think that a clean desk would really matter much. If you know what you’re doing, why does it matter whether your workspace is pristine or dirty? It turns out that there are two critical changes that happen when you have a clean desk. (Read the rest of this post…)

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Tue, September 2 2014 » Success Consciousness, Time Management » No Comments

Here’s How You Might Seem Insincere Completely By Accident


Robby

Here in Indiana, we’re known for being friendly. That’s what people say about midwesterners in general. It’s been my experience, as a transplant to Indianapolis, that most Hoosiers are a pleasant and kind people. But sometimes, we appear insincere completely by accident. (Read the rest of this post…)

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Tue, August 26 2014 » Corporate Culture, Self Development, Success Consciousness, Uncategorized » No Comments

Dear Manager: There’s Something You Should Know


Robby

I’m here to tell you something about your employees. Not all of them, but some of them. In fact, these are some of your highest-ranking, most highly-compensated team members. I wish I didn’t have to be the one to break it to you, but there’s an ugly truth that you should know.

Some of your people don’t consistently return calls and emails. (Read the rest of this post…)

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Tue, August 19 2014 » Corporate Culture, Leadership, Uncategorized » 2 Comments

A 100% Commission Sales Job is Not an Actual Job


Robby

I run across a lot of jobs and jobseekers here in the greater Indianapolis area. And there’s one type of “job” that frustrates me to no end. It’s the sales position that’s paid 100% on commission. That may be fine for some people, but it’s not a job. It’s something else. (Read the rest of this post…)

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Tue, August 12 2014 » Ethics and Fraud » No Comments