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    April 11, 2017

    How To Quit Your Job

    Five Steps You Can Take

    You have been waiting for that promotion, trying so hard to get noticed and recognized for your contributions. Your boss tries just as hard to make that happen for you, but tells you that it’s going to take a little longer…again. Your eyes stray to job sites, just to see what’s out there. You update that old dusty CV and go out on a couple of interviews, and then, there it is…an offer.   What is this strange document outlining what another company wants to offer you for...Continue reading

    By Lisa WoodsPosted in Professional Development on April 11, 2017

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    September 12, 2014

    Track Your Way to the Top!

    What’s YOUR professional story?

    As long as lion’s have no historians, the victors shall always be portrayed as humans.   I’m reflecting on the first half of the year. I’m trying to be more mindful about my life – personally and professionally. The June/July timeframe seems like a good time to pause, contemplate, and assess where I am with my goals. This allows me to refocus my activities, so I can achieve my objectives, or recognize that it’s time to refine my resolutions.  I’m crystal...Continue reading

    By Michelle BraunPosted in Professional Development on September 12, 2014

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    July 28, 2013

    The Art of “Managing Up”

    4 Things You Can Do To Ensure Your Own Success

    If you are a frequent visitor to ManagingAmericans.com, your career is probably on an upward trajectory. You are likely looking to expand your knowledge, integrate new skills, and build new networks. And, if you are a growth-minded professional, chances are you are given new responsibilities and opportunities on a regular basis.   But with these opportunities can come stress and overwhelm. One of my clients recently told me about the struggle he was having after being given a “promotion”...Continue reading

    By Claire LaughlinPosted in Communication Skills on July 28, 2013

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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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    August 19, 2012

    Four Not So Obvious Reasons People Get Fired Or Rejected For Promotions

    Are you at risk of losing your job or being passed over for promotion?

    Besides all the obvious reasons such as theft, lying, not showing up for work and poor performance, there are other underlying reasons why people are let go when there is a downsizing or restructuring.  They are the same reasons they are passed up on promotions and opportunities to advance their careers.  Take a look through them and ask yourself if you are at risk.   Here Are Four Not So Obvious Reasons People Get Fired Or Passed Over For Promotions.   They Are Not Good...Continue reading

    By Lisa WoodsPosted in Human Resources on August 19, 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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    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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