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26 01, 2023

Is a College Degree Worth It?

By |2023-01-25T17:09:26+00:00January 26th, 2023|Blog|0 Comments

By Oleander Johnson In modern times, a college degree is often considered a necessary step towards a successful career and financial stability. For decades, the higher-education system has functioned as a beneficial, but not explicitly required resource to access wealth, comfort, luxury, and other pinnacle privileges of the so-called “American Dream”. But times are different [...]

20 01, 2023

3 Reasons Why Micromanaging Your Employees Is Bad

By |2023-01-20T14:46:49+00:00January 20th, 2023|Blog|0 Comments

By Oleander Johnson What is Micromanagement? Micromanaging is a management style where a manager or supervisor closely monitors and controls the work of their employees. More often than not, the authority figure who is a micromanager often over involves themselves in the details of the work, making decisions for their employees, and frequently checking in [...]

13 01, 2023

What Is Project Management?

By |2023-01-13T15:39:51+00:00January 13th, 2023|Blog|0 Comments

By Oleander Johnson What is Project Management? Project management is organizing and managing your workflows, tasks, and projects for efficiency and completion. When there are conflicting deadlines to meet, project management helps you to prioritize your work appropriately so you can finish them on time. There are many factors to consider when managing a project, [...]

6 01, 2023

Top 5 Platforms for Project Management

By |2023-01-05T15:08:30+00:00January 6th, 2023|Blog|0 Comments

By Oleander Johnson In a traditional fast pace work environment, competing project deadlines can be challenging to keep track of, especially for teams with various moving parts. To help alleviate this workflow overload, project management tools are the golden ticket. These platforms can help a project manager and their team complete assignments on time, allocate [...]

4 01, 2023

Hard Skills vs. Soft Skills: How Are They Different?

By |2023-01-04T14:59:46+00:00January 4th, 2023|Blog|0 Comments

By Oleander Johnson Navigating the professional and personal experiences in your life can be challenging. Often, situations require various skills to ensure you can address them correctly. Some skills focus on providing technical solutions, like when a family member asks you to help fix their computer or internet router. Other skills necessitate good character, like [...]

20 12, 2022

What Are Hard Skills?

By |2022-12-20T15:53:40+00:00December 20th, 2022|Blog|0 Comments

By Oleander Johnson If you can develop complex software programs or write award-winning academic publications, then you are using a hard skill. Essentially, a hard skill is any required competency or expertise that allows you to complete a specific task. Unlike soft skills, which are often innate to an individual’s personality, you can learn hard [...]

15 12, 2022

Tips for Dealing with a Workplace Bully

By |2022-12-14T18:05:58+00:00December 15th, 2022|Blog|0 Comments

By Oleander Johnson Many people believe that bullying ends once you leave the childish confines of high school. But in reality, these painful situations can continue well into adulthood and within professional workplaces. According to the 2021 WBI U.S. Workplace Bullying Survey from the Workplace Bullying Institute, 30% of Americans say they have experienced some [...]

9 12, 2022

How to Ask for a Pay Raise

By |2022-12-09T15:50:21+00:00December 9th, 2022|Blog|0 Comments

By Oleander Johnson Anyone can appreciate extra cash in their pocket at the end of a long pay period. It is normal to want a raise at some point in your career, especially if you believe you are underpaid or possess skills that warrant additional compensation. But making this kind of request to your manager [...]

29 11, 2022

4 Steps to Take After Getting Laid Off

By |2022-11-29T15:27:27+00:00November 29th, 2022|Blog|0 Comments

By Oleander Johnson Reeling from the effects of Covid-19 and a looming recession, mass layoffs have already begun upending the lives of American workers nationwide. Such a sudden change can be challenging to adapt to, leaving many people unsure of how to cope in the immediate aftermath. The United States is entering a new era [...]

17 11, 2022

How to Develop Business Trend Awareness

By |2022-11-17T15:54:26+00:00November 17th, 2022|Blog|0 Comments

By Dale Isip In recent years, global events and new technologies have had a profound impact on businesses and the economy. For example, in the early months of 2020, the number of US-based active business owners decreased by 22%, or 3.3 million people. In addition to this, 33 percent of all business establishments expanded telework [...]

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