Category Archives: Choose Different

How to Set Realistic, Achievable Career Goals

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Setting goals is key to advancing your career and feeling fulfilled by your job. Whether your employer requires you to set goals as part of your performance-review process or you take the initiative on your own, it can help you to plan out your professional future. Below we show you how to use a SMART […]

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6 Steps to Creating a Resume That Gets Noticed

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Whether you’re applying for your first professional job or are looking to elevate your career at another company, your resume is the hiring manager’s first impression of you. Depending on the position, a recruiter or hiring manager can receive hundreds of resumes to review. How can you make yours stand out? Follow these steps to […]

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How to Transition Back to the Office After Remote Work

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When you have been working from the comfort of your own home—and in your comfy clothes—for an extended time, it can be difficult to make the move back to the office. Both environments have their own challenges, advantages, and routines which can be tough to make the adjustment. These tips can help make the transition […]

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5 Tips for Staying Calm During a Job Interview

Keeping calm during a job interview is often easier said than done. However, while your resume, experience, skills, and education are all important factors in landing the job, the interview is usually a company’s first real impression of you. Learn how to conquer the interview nerves and put your best self forward with these tips.

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How to Make More Productive To-Do Lists

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To-do lists are one of the most important tools for staying focused and organized during the workday. This tool can help you manage all of your tasks and prepare you for the day, or week, ahead of you. But are your to-do lists helping you be as productive as you can be? Here are some […]

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5 Ways to Relieve Stress After Work

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Whether you work from home or in an office setting, many of us often take our jobs home with us without realizing it. Job stress can seep in during times we’re supposed to be relaxing, and instead of making the most of our non-work lives, we’re combating anxiety about the next workday. Read on for […]

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5 Office Spring Cleaning Tips to Boost Productivity

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The warmer weather and the longer days intensify our desire to clean and organize. While many people take the time to clean out their wardrobes and organize their homes, one area that is often neglected is an office or desk space. Since your work area is a place where you spend 8+ hours per day, […]

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How to Find Zen During Stressful Days at Work

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With all the distractions, decisions, and duties that bombard us at work, it’s not surprising to find yourself battling stress in the workplace at times. During these moments of stress and frustration, it is important to remain calm and find ways to increase positivity and productivity.

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5 Simple Job-Hunting Tips

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No matter where you are in your career or what profession you are pursuing, job hunting can be a stressful, tedious process. Being proactive and developing your search strategy can help alleviate some of the stress involved. You’ll be surprised to learn that there are several ways to help  cut out some of the unnecessary […]

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6 Ways to Have an Effective Evening Routine

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Everyone knows how important a morning routine is, but an evening routine is just as critical for your overall productivity and daily mindset. Evening routines are an essential because, unlike morning routines, they set us up for two things: wrapping up our day and—the ultimate goal—getting an amazing night’s sleep. Here are ideas to add […]

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