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Prioritizing Mental Health in the Workplace

As we navigate through life and it's complexities, it's important that we prioritize our mental health, especially in the workplace. These days, we're gradually moving towards less stigma and shame surrounding mental health. For far too long, it was swept under the rug. It was seen as taboo and shameful. Many people suffered in silence. But companies are beginning...


Getting “Ghosted” in Your Career

There comes an awkward time in everyone's career when you're caught off guard by the low or no response of a job prospect, colleague, boss, or client. The intermittent or cease of communications may or may not be a total surprise, but it makes it no less confusing or bothersome. The end of communications sends a strong signal –...


How to Leverage Performance Reviews to “Move Up” at Work

Many companies are in the thick of Performance Review Period. If this is you, then listen up… Get started by getting out of denial that reviews are here. The first part of denial is magical thinking that the review will happen by itself AND your manager will be your best advocate. It's your review, so you need to love...


When Management Makes You Want to Quit Your Job

On the 2nd day of my new job the General Manager called me into his office… He said, “Take a Note” and began to dictate a memo out loud to me. He stopped mid “memo” to scold me for not taking secretarial shorthand. It was 1997. He was outraged. And so was I. I was crazy offended. I had...


Career and Job Search Tips for Days with Extra Time

Days like Leap Day aren't just any ordinary day on the calendar; it's a gift of an additional 24 hours— A chance to leverage the extra time to make significant strides in your career development or job search. Here are 5 ways to help you make the most of any bonus day. You don't have to do them all;...


The Secret to Happiness When Your Job is Demanding

We are trained by the corporate machine to pay homage to the needs of our employer. We stand on our left foot, jump up and down, and pat the top of our heads in order to stay in good graces and not get the pink slip. But the reality is that we are giving our innate power away through...


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