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    How do you go about asking for more responsibility without seeming like you are not busy enough as it is? Read on for a few things to consider.
  • Networking Emails Designed to Get Responses
    The art of networking is a skill professionals today need to embrace, but making the first move can be intimidating. Before you reach out to contact someone you’re hoping to network with, you'll want to carefully consider how to do it. Here are some networking email templates we’ve created to fit...
  • 6 Better Ways to Respond When You're Thinking: That's Not Part of My Job Description
    When your manager asks you to do something that seems to be beyond your usual responsibilities, you may want to tell her you can’t do it, but no matter the request, never respond with the phrase, “That’s not in my job description.”
  • What to Do If You’re Blindsided by an Interview Question
    The interview was going great until it wasn’t. You practiced the customary interview questions, developed a friendly rapport, and nailed every response with poise and humor. Then the hiring manager asked you another question, and it completely blindsided you. Have no idea where to begin? We can h...
  • How to Answer: "Why Are You Looking to Leave Your Current Job?"
    Most people's biggest interview fears include having to respond to classic hard-to-answer questions, including “Why are you looking to leave your current job?” Whether you can’t stand your boss or are uninterested in your day-to-day responsibilities, there are ways to answer without throwing anyo...
  • How to Answer: "Tell Me about Your Leadership Experience in the Workplace"
    When an interviewer asks you to tell her about your leadership experience, it’s important to have an answer ready. Here are some options you can use as a foundation to craft a response suited to you and your particular leadership experience.
  • Employee Engagement Isn't Just An HR Issue
    Where does employee engagement fit into the priorities of leadership? And who’s responsible for making it happen? Read on to find out.
  • 5 Musts to Maximize Remote Working
    Working remotely is nothing new, but the COVID-19 pandemic has accelerated the transition. Some have made the shift better than others. Click to see what managers should do to when staff is working remotely:
  • Stop Apologizing in the Office
    Saying sorry is not always the way to go. Here's how we feel about apologizing in the office.
  • How to Respond to a Job Rejection Email
    No one ever wants to receive the dreaded "Thanks, but no thanks" email from a prospective employer, especially if it's a highly coveted job or is the result of an experience that included several rounds of phone calls and interviews.
  • How to Respond When a Coworker Throws You Under the Bus
    You've just been thrown under the bus. What should you do when a coworker makes you the scapegoat? What's the smartest way to respond? Find out.
  • How to Answer “Why Should We Choose You over Someone Else?”
    One day you’ll face a recruiter asking, “Why should we choose you over someone else?” Here’s how to prepare the best answer to this question.
  • Is the STAR Method Outdated?
    Is the STAR method preventing businesses from properly assessing the value of job seekers? Does STAR need an update for the contemporary job market? Find out.
  • Answer, Negotiate, And Potentially Avoid Dreaded Salary Questions
    "What is your desired salary?" Having trouble answering interview questions about your potential salary? We’ve got you covered.
  • Which of these qualities does your manager demonstrate?
    Today, companies place a greater emphasis on interpersonal skills, such as listening, being flexible, and inviting open communication. Read on to learn more!
  • Are employees ready to return to work?
    When is the right time to bring employees back to the office, and what's the best way to go about it? There’s pressure to move quickly, but the actions you take will have a lasting impact.
  • In This investigation, Whodunnit doesn't matter
    If you want to discover something about workplace culture, an employee engagement survey is the best way to get insights. But there’s an ongoing debate: Should your survey be anonymous?
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    merican jobs are moving away from “do and repeat” work to “think and solve.” The educate-to-delegate approach emphasizes asking the right questions, learning how to listen through a customer’s emotions, and making the right decisions given the facts and context.
  • Ending A Job Interview On A Positive Note
    Your hours of preparation are paying off. As your job interview winds up, you feel strong and confident the position has your name on it. Here are tips for ending a job interview on a positive note.
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    Managers have different responsibilities than employees in individual contributor roles. Balancing leadership demands with team support can present a unique challenge. Read on to learn more!