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Seven Ways to Build a Positive Reputation

Seven Ways to Build a Positive Reputation

When you look at your colleagues that enjoy the most success, chances are they have one thing in a common: a positive reputation. Whether you are in your first job or at the high point of your career, your reputation in the workplace can either help or inhibit your success. Professionals who put effort into building a positive workplace reputation often enjoy better assignments and more opportunities for advancement.

Thursday, May 08, 2014/Author: Laurie Knafo/Number of views (13412)/Comments (0)/ Article rating: 5.0
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When to Talk to HR

When to Talk to HR

One of the most common questions I get from people new to the workplace is: When is it appropriate to contact Human Resources? Before you reach out to Human Resources, HR, it is important for you to understand its role and function.

Monday, April 28, 2014/Author: Laurie Knafo/Number of views (22763)/Comments (0)/ Article rating: 5.0
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Taking on More Responsibility

Taking on More Responsibility

Fairly early in my career, I noticed that people who did more work got ahead. Simple, really. And, it’s a proven formula. Those who accept greater responsibility, get higher profile assignments, and are the first to be noticed when higher positions or salary increases become available. However, employees are sometimes unsure how to ask for and get duties and assignments. The following are four ways to successfully take on more to benefit both your company and yourself:

Tuesday, April 15, 2014/Author: Laurie Knafo/Number of views (13941)/Comments (0)/ Article rating: 5.0
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Hire a Veteran

Hire a Veteran

Despite improvements in the unemployment picture overall, veterans still experience a higher jobless rate than non-veterans - after adjusting for age and demographic factors. According to the Council of Economic Advisers, the unemployment rate for veterans having served since 9/11 stands at around 8 percent, while the the overall unemployment rate has fallen to 6.4 percent.

Tuesday, March 25, 2014/Author: Laurie Knafo/Number of views (12948)/Comments (0)/ Article rating: 4.0
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The Accountants Confidence Index

The Accountants Confidence Index

Most people are familiar with economic indicators. They are pieces of economic data, usually of macroeconomic scale, that are used by investors to interpret current or future investment possibilities and judge the overall health of our economy. Economic indicators can potentially be anything the investor chooses, but specific pieces of data released by government and non-profit organizations have become widely followed.

Wednesday, March 19, 2014/Author: Laurie Knafo/Number of views (26367)/Comments (0)/ Article rating: No rating
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