Self-Assessment

Checked your E.Q. lately?

August 22, 2016

Being aware of others’ feelings (emotional intelligence, or E.Q.) can help to improve work interactions. Melissa Moore, writing at Time’s Motto, offers these tips to stay aware of co-workers’ personality styles and make meaningful connections.

Purchasing

Protect your docs with a laminator

August 20, 2016

Here are the Top 10 Best Thermal Laminators In 2016 Reviews, by top10bestpro.com (with Amazon.com prices).

Managing the Boss

Inside the world of a legal assistant

August 18, 2016

Maria Scala is a legal assistant at Scarinci Hollenbeck, which has locations in New York, New Jersey and Washington, D.C. She started there a year and a half ago on the recommendation of a friend with whom she worked at another law firm.

Work/Life Balance

Stay on task at work … while snorkeling

August 17, 2016

Robby Berthume, CEO of Bull & Beard, offers tips on how to combine work and travel without ruining your vacation.

Problem Solving

Go it alone or ask for help?

August 16, 2016

Work sometimes requires decisions on either figuring something out by yourself or asking for help. Claire Autruong, writing at The Muse, offers a list of situations to help you decide.

Article Archives

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The right way to handle feedback

Feedback is crucial in the workplace. The problem is that giving feedback can put you or your work position in jeopardy, depending on how it’s perceived by your co-workers or boss. Stephanie Vozza, writing at Fast Company, suggests ways to give constructive feedback without hurting your relationships or opportunities at work.

1-Minute Strategy:

Confront the potholes in your résumé head-on

Got gaps or glitches in your work history? Just place those events in the proper context. If you've bounced from job to job, present yourself as having a wide range of experience—and thus you now have insight into exactly what you want. Fill in gaps, meanwhile, by letting employers know exactly what you were doing during that time, and how it made you a better person. Don't allow mysteries in your timeline to let them think there's something amiss; fill them in with confidence.

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