In the Office

Tips for Working with the Office Overtalker

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In an earlier post, we shared tips for how to curb your chatter if you’re the office overtalker—the one who won’t stop talking and always has something to share. But what if you’re the silent type who typically gets pushed out by the overtalker? We’ve put together a step-by-step guide to help you address the […]

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The Job Search

How to Know if a Job is the Right Fit—Before Accepting the Offer

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It’s your first day at a new job, and it’s nothing like you expected. Maybe you write it off as first-day jitters. But as time goes by you realize that you’re just not clicking with the organization’s culture. Perhaps you’re used to more approachable leadership, or maybe you just miss your old job’s social outings. […]

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In the Office

In the Loop | Why Internal Communications Matter

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Consider the following scenario: you are eating lunch at work when a colleague asks whether you’ve heard about a new initiative that is being launched. The project is directly related to your scope of work, but the news is a complete surprise to you. You go to your manager and ask about this, and they […]

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Social-Impact Lifestyle

How to Leverage Volunteering for Professional Development

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Altruism is at the core of volunteerism. Whether it be caring for a cause or for others, the opportunity to have broader impact is rewarding. You might be wondering how such a selfless act can be self-serving? But can volunteering—by definition a selfless act—be leveraged for further personal or professional development? Here, we propose ways […]

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