Welcome to BlogNotions' Career Blog

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.

What To Do When You’re Really Stuck

I received this email from subscriber (modified enough for anonymity). Let’s call him Guy. Would you be up to offer a little free advice to beat down manager? I have been in some type of leadership position for over a decade now. Two years ago I took over as manager of the noted, “ really tough crowd” in […]

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Why Hobbies Matter

We almost never use the term “hobby” anymore; it seems like an outdated concept, something for bored housewives in the 1950s. Indeed, the 1950s saw a boom in leisure activities. Three million women left the workforce after the troops returned from WWII, and machines like the vacuum cleaner, dishwasher and clothes dryers became widely available. […]

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Jack, Jill and a Slippery Hill

Antoine was an accomplished millennial retail sales professional  considered “a bit rough around the edges.” His no-BS approach created a natural bond with entrepreneurs and mom and pop companies, that left some managers scratching their heads. But, heck it worked. Antoine was maxing out his compensation and winning the big recognition trips year after year, but […]

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Every Weekend Should Be a Long One

I think I speak for most of American workers when I say that we love our long weekends. I’ve been known to keep my alarm set for my normal wakeup time on a Monday holiday. Really. Just for the pleasure of turning it off and rolling over to go back to sleep – a pleasure […]

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5 Ways to Ignite Your Summer Leadership Fitness

If you’re like me, you think more about getting fit when the days start to require less clothes. What if you also used summertime as a time to pay a bit more attention to your leadership fitness? Similar strategies apply. In fact, they work all year round (I put that in for my many Aussie subscribers in the midst […]

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There is No Try

Yoda is a great career coach. In perhaps his most famous scene, he commands Luke Skywalker, fledgling Jedi, to raise a spaceship with his mind. Reluctantly, Luke agrees to “try.” “No,” interjects Yoda sternly. “Do. Or do not. There is no try.” [embedded content] #451259424 / gettyimages.com How many of us have been “trying” to […]

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@work Named one of Best Career Blogs for 2015

Founded in 2004, eCollegeFinder represents over 120 accredited online colleges and universities and is dedicated to inspiring and informing college students with comprehensive online tools and information. eCollegeFinder.com named our blog one of the best career blogs for job seekers and college students. We’re honored to be chosen along with some great blogs we follow […]

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Prisoners

Last night a secure prison transport vehicle crashed near Xenia, Ohio. At last report half of the prisoners were killed in the accident. And there were a lot of injuries. But many of the survivors were able to escape the damaged vehicle and ran off on foot in different directions. Most of the escapees have since been recaptured, but many are still […]

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