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Do you better manage personal finances or business finances?

Our reader poll today asks: Which do you manage more closely: your personal finances or your business’ finances? I manage my personal finances much more rigorously: 29.7% I pay much more attention to my business’ finances: 30.6% I strike a good balance on managing both equally well: 36.1% I don’t manage my personal or my business […]

Dealing with a Manipulative Person

Manipulative people are challenging and terrifying to deal with. They prey on fear, insecurity, and uncertainty to get what they want. Deception isn’t out of bounds for them. Dealing with them requires you to change the game. We’ve all encountered or dealt with a manipulative person at some point in our career. These people induce […]

Has your boss ever sabotaged your efforts to take on a new role?

Our reader poll today asks: Has your boss ever sabotaged your efforts to take on a new role? Absolutely. They ruined a good opportunity for me.: 49.6% Maybe. They didn’t support me the way they should have.: 28.3% Never. They’ve always encouraged me to take new roles.: 22.1% Talent hoarding is career sabotage. Unfortunately the majority […]

Have you ever considered starting your own business?

Our reader poll today asks: Have you ever considered starting your own business? Yes, I’ve started my own business and currently run it : 24.6% Yes, I’ve thought about it but never made the leap: 52.8% No, I’ve never seriously considered starting a business: 22.5% Entrepreneurship isn’t for everyone. A long time ago I heard a […]

How do you perceive a gap in an interview candidate’s work history?

Our reader poll today asks: How do you perceive a gap in an interview candidate’s work history? – Not a problem as long as they explain and it’s a good reason: 69% – A big problem if they don’t proactively explain it: 16% – I don’t care at all. I’m interested in their skills: 15% Explain […]

The Right Way to Leave Your Job

Leaving your job can be difficult. Don’t make it harder than it needs to be. Be classy on the way out the door because you never know what the future will bring. Today’s post is by Denise Dudley, author of Work it! Get In, Get Noticed, Get Promoted (CLICK HERE to get your copy). Sometimes, […]