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Here’s to taking a leap and exploring a new career in 2014! If you are top tech talent, you are most likely gainfully employed and then some.  If you are thinking about making a job change, check out these tips that will save you valuable time and ensure you are approaching companies where you will […]

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What company culture is best for me?

If you want to love what you do and where you do it, it is important to focus on companies that provide the work environment, resources and leadership where you will thrive. But how to know? And further, why spend time interviewing with companies where you won’t be a good fit? Here are two simple, […]

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Be Invaluable and you will exceed your career goals Six Characteristics of an Invaluable Employee

Everyone wants to get out of status quo, be tapped to take on more challenge and be paid well.   In order to achieve this, you must be invaluable-def. “beyond calculable or appraisable value; of inestimable worth; priceless” If you meet the criteria below, you are invaluable 1. Always do what you love-your work quality will be […]

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7 Traits of Quota-Crushing Sales Pros

In this article from bnet.com, Tom Searcy proposes the idea that the top sales quota “crushers” are both abnormal and dysfunctional and that’s exactly who you do want on your team!  Here is what he has to say about their traits: They have no time for anything that is not their deal. They are laser-focused […]

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I Always Feel Like Somebody’s Watching Me…Handling a Micromanaging Boss

In an article originally published on fins.com, Kelly Eggers found some interesting (but maybe not surprising) statistics: 68% of respondents in an informal survey stated they would turn down a dream job if it meant working for a micromanager. Almost 80% of 200 respondents reported being micromanaged at some point in their work history in […]

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