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    December 11, 2012

    How & When to Ask For a Promotion (or Raise) at Work

    A guide for employees, managers and human resource professionals: Learn to mitigate the “Promotion Disconnect”.

    In an ideal world companies would use promotions as a means of motivating employees, incentivizing high performers and securing workplace loyalty.  But the reality is far different.  Unfortunately promotions are too often given to fill vacant positions, and loyal, consistent performers are overlooked because there is no need to make changes…they will continue to do great where they are.  Employees and their Managers don’t always see eye to eye on the subject.  This is what...Continue reading

    By Lisa WoodsPosted in New Employee, Promotion on December 11, 2012

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    September 27, 2012

    A First Time Manager’s Guide to Building Self Confidence

    What can you do to build confidence when you don’t have all the answers?

    By Emilie Shoop, Creator and Leader of Shoop Training & Consulting Being a first time manager can be very overwhelming.  What should you do?  What should you avoid?  What systems do you want to put in place?  How should you organize everything?  What is first?  Where is your office?  Who is on your team?  How do you stay on top of it all?   First of all, take a moment to pat yourself on the back.  Becoming a manager for the first time is a great...Continue reading

    By Emilie ShoopPosted in New Employee, Promotion on September 27, 2012

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    August 15, 2012

    How to use your MBA to get promoted.

    Does getting your MBA make you worthy of a promotion?

    Like most things in life, actions tend to speak louder than words.  So is the action you take to complete your MBA worthy of a promotion?  Or are those three little letters you worked so hard to obtain just words you have on your resume?  It is up to you to take action in your career.  Earning your MBA, or any other degree, is the first step, but the real test is what you do with your new knowledge after you add it to your resume.   A Masters in Business Administration trains you...Continue reading

    By Lisa WoodsPosted in New Employee, Promotion on August 15, 2012

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    August 6, 2012

    Communication Guidelines for New Graduates and Their Employers

    What can you & your manager do to start things off right?

    …You are fresh out of college; you made it through the interview process and got your first break into the workforce.  You want to do great things and believe you have a lot to offer. …As an employer you have given this recent graduate their first break, an opportunity to get started in their career, to learn, and grow.    What can you both do to start things off right?  What are some things to consider when getting familiar with one another?   Generational gaps...Continue reading

    By Lisa WoodsPosted in New Employee, Promotion on August 6, 2012

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    June 28, 2012

    Six Actions to Take When Starting Your New Job

    You got the job…now what?

    Getting hired was just the first step.  Now you are walking into your new position and need to hit the ground running.  You want to learn as much as possible, as fast as possible…how do you do that?  Here are six actions you can take to excel quickly in your new role.   Keep a daily journal. At the end of each day take 20-30 minutes to write down what you learned about the business, the processes, the job expectations, the people you met and the interactions you will need with...Continue reading

    By Lisa WoodsPosted in New Employee, Promotion on June 28, 2012

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