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Category: Career

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4 Things You Absolutely Must Do in Your Salary Negotiation

4 Things You Absolutely Must Do in Your Salary Negotiation

Keep these tips on hand the next time you’re interviewing for a new job or angling for a raise. by Pavithra Mohan Countless job seekers and employees still struggle with negotiating salaries and advocating for themselves. But let’s say you’ve worked yourself up to asking for a higher salary. You could still be missing out...

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Who Should You Trust? Psychologists Have a Surprising Answer

Who Should You Trust? Psychologists Have a Surprising Answer

What is the best indicator that someone you work with should (or shouldn’t) be trusted? Can you ever really know who to trust at the office? While there’s tons of research on the actions and behaviors that create trust, few studies have successfully identified what makes some people more trustworthy than others to begin with. Research...

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6 Ways To Become A Better Listener

6 Ways To Become A Better Listener

Humans have an average eight-second attention span. You’re going to need to do better if you want to get things done. by Stephanie Vozza Ever zone out while someone is talking? Of course. We all do. The average human has an eight-second attention span. With electronic distractions competing for your time and an abundance of...

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Too Many Americans Will Never Be Able to Retire

Too Many Americans Will Never Be Able to Retire

Without more babies and immigrants, the country won’t be able to support its aging population. by Noah Smith Traditionally, Americans could look forward to a comfortable retirement. After four decades in an office or a factory, sometime in their 60s they would lay down their burdens and enjoy a final couple of decades with time...

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Ritchelle Broadnax: Talks About Women In Medicine

Ritchelle Broadnax: Talks About Women In Medicine

According to the AAMC, Research shows that almost 40% of women physicians go part-time or leave medicine altogether within six years of completing their residencies. Dr. Ritchelle Broadnax, who’s very early in her career as a Doctor of Nursing, has big plans on how she can continue to give her clients/patients that great quality of...

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Has Your Career Become Your Whole Identity?

Has Your Career Become Your Whole Identity?

by Janna Koretz Dan*, a partner at a major Boston law firm, was due at the office, but instead, he was curled on his bathroom floor, unshaven and in his pajamas, crying into a towel. It began slowly, in a meeting with a particularly pushy client, when a thought bubbled up in his mind: “Why...

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Houston Phlebotomy School Memorizes A Deceased Employee Of Lupus, With A Scholarship Fund

Houston Phlebotomy School Memorizes A Deceased Employee Of Lupus, With A Scholarship Fund

KS Phlebotomy School is one of Houston’s LEADING schools for Phlebotomy. They recently announced that it has created a scholarship named after one of their first employees whose death was as a result of Lupus. “Nakia Hector was an amazing and very dedicated woman. She started with our school in the planning phase and put...

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Why Consider Phlebotomy As A Career Path?

Why Consider Phlebotomy As A Career Path?

Healthcare is an industry that is not going anywhere (NO Time Soon anyway). There are many young people who are trying to find a solid career. Adults who want a career change, but have no idea what industry to enter into. Phlebotomist are in HIGH Demand, according to Bureau of Labor Statistics! That person who...

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Why You Can’t Break Your Bad Habits

Why You Can’t Break Your Bad Habits

Why advice about habits is misunderstood. I’ve tried many different ways to break my bad habits. But none of the conventional tips and tricks brought me lasting success. We try the weirdest things to get rid of our bad habits. And we blindly believe every single person who gives us advice on the topic. The...

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Work-Related Burnout Has a New Official Definition

Work-Related Burnout Has a New Official Definition

Most of us have experienced a vague sense of feeling “burned out” by work, but now there’s a specific definition for what that actually means. The World Health Organization recently updated their International Classification of Disease codes (ICD-11) to define burnout as a syndrome with three dimensions. The new definition doesn’t mean that burnout (or,...