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The BlogNotions Career Blog delivers a diverse series of perspectives provided by thought leaders in the Career industry. Presented by NetLine, this forum delivers compelling updates on topics like improving your current career, taking the steps to start a new one, and much more more. Here you can find helpful information, ask questions, and collaborate freely.

How to Help Your HR Team Be More Strategic

When I started my first HR job at 26, my boss handed me a stack of books and two pieces of advice. (1) Always read what the client is reading and (2) learn to “talk trucks” (meaning, “learn the business, kid.”) Straight out of grad school and fired up about all I thought I knew, […]

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The Perpetual Rookie Mindset

Embed from Getty Images “The important thing is not to stop questioning. Curiosity has its own reason for existing.” ― Albert Einstein Liz Wiseman is the author of Rookie Smarts: Why Learning Beats Knowing in the New Game of Work and she wants to change the way we view people who are new to their role. […]

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5 Top Leadership Articles for the Week of November 6, 2017

Each week I read leadership articles from various online resources and share them across social media. Here are the five leadership articles readers found most valuable last week. Click on the title of the article to read the full text. I have added my comment about each article and would like to hear what you […]

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One Awful (but Common) Leadership Practice and What To Do Instead

It’s nearly a leadership cliché: “Don’t bring me a problem without a solution.” You’ve probably been on the receiving end of a harried manager barking these words at you. You may even have said them yourself. I’ve delivered many keynote programs and workshops where frontline leaders in the audience approach me afterward and proudly announce […]

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Want a Tighter-Knit Team? Look to the Family For Inspiration

It’s our pleasure today to bring you a guest post from Scott Mautz, author of Find the Fire: Reignite Your Inspiration and Make Work Exciting Again. -Karin & David Believe it or not, we’re actually now spending more time with coworkers than family; this is true of almost 80% of people who work thirty to fifty […]

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Why To Explain Why, Again.

Last week, we were wrapping up our final session of a six-month strategic management intensive with a group of engineering managers by helping them to synthesize what they’d learned. In addition to a number of more mainstream techniques, we asked them to craft strategic stories to pass along their key messages to the next generation […]

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Rookie Smarts

Embed from Getty Images “The greatest enemy of knowledge is not ignorance; it is the illusion of knowledge.” Stephen Hawking Liz Wiseman is the author of Rookie Smarts: Why Learning Beats Knowing in the New Game of Work and she wants to change the way we view people who are new to their role. “My […]

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Monsters in the Workplace

Halloween is my favorite holiday, so I’m focused on spooks, monsters, and things that go bump in the night today. Here are some monsters you might encounter in the workplace tomorrow. Ghosting Recruiters. The term “ghosting” first appeared in the Urban Dictionary as a term referring to dating: “quietly disappearing from someone you’ve met in […]

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Guest Post: 8 Tips to Make your LinkedIn Profile Stand Out

Embed from Getty Images by guest writer Abhyank Srinet, founder, MiM-Essay.com Did you know more than 1,75,000 new LinkedIn profiles are created every day? With the kind of growth LinkedIn has witnessed in the recent years, it’s the place to be if you’re looking for a new job or want to develop new connections.  But if you […]

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How to Ask for Flexibility at Work

Embed from Getty Images 1 Million for Work Flexibility is  hosting National Flex Day (#NationalFlexDay) on October 17th 2017. The organization calls this inaugural event “an opportunity to unite employers and workers across the country in an effort to raise awareness about the importance and power that flexible work can have for the good of […]

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