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How to climb the corporate ladder without selling your soul

Top reasons your company wants you fired you aren’t aware of

An HR exec lists the top reasons you can be fired by your employer that you weren’t aware of or not taking seriously. We all know the usual reasons for being fired including theft and assault. Here is what you didn’t know you could be fired for.

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How the remote work environment is affecting your career

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This guy slept through manager training

Many receive feedback,
but only the wise profit from it. Harper Lee

Interactions with managers have dropped significantly in the remote work environment. Let’s face it, Zoom and chat are not as effective as a face to face interaction.

Not only do we miss a lot of the body language when communicating online,

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Working from home, managing your manager remotely, and Covid-19

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Working from home

Working from home

Covid-19 has many employees working from home. Because this is a new practice for many, I wanted to share some best practices to ensure success as you work from home.

Working from home isn’t anything new. Folks have been working from home successfully since the dawn of time.

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Scripts for providing feedback to your manager

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Providing feedback should be approached as a favor given, not an accusation

Scripts for providing feedback

This is the third in a series on the topic of giving feedback to your manager. For most of us, this can be an intimidating conversation because no one wants to upset the person who has influence over their career.

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Take the initiative and have a tough conversation with your manager

Tough conversation

Your team members fly is open. Does that have to be a tough conversation?

The tough conversation doesn’t have to be tough

Last week we discussed why your manager might be difficult to work with. This week’s topic was supposed to discuss scripts to use, but I realized I missed a step prior to the conversation.

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