“I Had NO Idea!”

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I remember being a young coordinator happy to have my first real job out of undergrad. I interviewed successfully, got my offer letter and had been on-board for about a year. It was annual review time. I had filled out my employee portion and my manager completed hers. I had my note pad, my copy […]

3 Steps to Conquering Your Anxiety as a New Manager

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As a new manager, you’ll come face to face with loads of new tests and trials. You’re suddenly responsible for other people. You have to make hiring decisions, partner with HR to resolve employee disputes and payroll issues. You’re now responsible for creating and maintain schedules, designing training plans and being the bad guy from […]

10 Ways to Celebrate Have FUN at Work Day!!

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Today is Have Fun at Work Day which is something everyone should celebrate. Often times work can be so stressful so to help everyone, I’ve decided to share 10 ways you can have fun at work without getting in trouble with your HR department (Finance might be a bit upset though – these aren’t cheap) […]

Why Employee Appreciation Day is good for business

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It’s March 4th – Happy Employee Appreciation Day! Many don’t even know this day exists and if they do, they allow it to pass as if it is one of those cute holidays like National Chocolate Cake Day, however ignoring this day could be bad for business. How could this one day, if not acknowledged […]

Ask For Raise On Tuesdays. Here’s Why…

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     #1 – You Need to Get Your Boss to Agree to the Idea of a Raise First I never suggest anyone go in and just ask for a raise. Why? It blind-sides the manager. You are a business-of-one who is selling it’s services to a customer (your employer). Announcing you want a raise is […]