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Tips of the Month

Tips of the Month: August 2019 | August 6, 2019

Compile a secondary New Hire packet.Most jobs will offer New Hire materials, but I highly recommend supplementing this information with helpful tips from the coworkers at your level (or close to your level). During my first few months with my …

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Tips of the Month: May 2019 | May 20, 2019

Inbox Etiquette: I find it helpful to keep emails in your inbox until you’ve accomplished the task included therein, or responded adequately to any questions directed your way. This way, there’s a visual incentive to promptly completing short-term tasks and communications. …

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Tips of the Month: March 2019 | March 6, 2019

Always keep a pair of nice shoes, like dress shoes, flats etc. and a blazer at your desk in case you need to dress up for a surprise meeting or need to change out of something you wore in to …

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