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Managers have more reports and less time. Take control of your manager and manage THEM!

Stay in your lane, don’t work on extra projects!

stay in your lane

Why you should stay in your lane

Stay in your lane!

Since this blog started, I have preached that we must do more than the assigned job description to get ahead at work. I have stated:

  • “Sweep the parking lot if you have nothing to do.”
  • “Make your manager’s job easier by doing the work they don’t want to.”
  • “Work on efficiencies within your department and your company.”

Most likely,

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Job Resignation For The Wrong Reasons

resignation

Reassess before you turn in your resignation

13 reasons why accountants turn in their resignation letter

One of the smartest guys I know, a VP of Accounting recently shared a post about employee resignations. We had such an interesting discussion on the topic, I decided to share the discussion. 

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Probation Failure – New Hires Struggle Despite Great Qualifications

When new hires fail their probation period, it is usually not the candidates fault. As an HR exec, I believe that it is often the company’s fault. Why new hires fail and how to ensure their success.

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When you should decline the perfect candidate

 

Perfect candidate

Advocating for your perfect candidate against your boss’s advice is a Career Limiting Move

When hiring the perfect candidate is career suicide

I have heard the words, “perfect candidate” several times in the past few weeks. Colleagues (outside of the company I work with) feel they have found the perfect candidate.

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Remote promotion, how to land a promotion working remotely

Worried about being skipped over? Don’t think you can be promoted because you are remote and your peers are local to the Home Office? How to secure a remote promotion in a post-COVID and remote world.

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Manager Communication

manager communication

Your manager isn’t incompetent. They just have different values and communication styles. Crack the code and you will be successful.

Not part of the job description

Before you get too judgy with your boss, there are a few things we should take into consideration. Your boss’s top priorities are:

  1. Look out for the interests of your company
  2. Make their boss’s job easier. 
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