Loan Officers

How to Separate Work & Home When Working from Home

How to Separate Work and Home When Working from Home

By Erin Ollila / September 20, 2020
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You adjusted as best as possible to working from home. The transition felt originally jarring, but you finally settled in. While it might not be how you originally envisioned your day-to-day in your career, you actually don’t mind the changes…

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5 TED Talks That Will Make You a Better Loan Officer

5 TED Talks That Will Make You a Better Loan Officer

By Erin Ollila / September 19, 2020
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Admit it: in your downtime, you sometimes find yourself chatting on social media or clicking through videos on YouTube. But you’re absolutely not interested in mindless scrolling. You want whatever time you spend to be useful. You either want to…

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Should Loan Officers Hire Life Coaches?

Should Loan Officers Hire Life Coaches?

By Erin Ollila / September 18, 2020
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Something needs to change. If you’re being honest with yourself, your work-life balance isn’t so balanced. You find yourself bringing your frustrations from your home life into your work day, and you can’t seem to leave work in the office…

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7 Ways to Educate Yourself Without Going Back to School

7 Ways to Educate Yourself Without Going Back to School

By Erin Ollila / August 16, 2020
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You know the only way to advance in your career is to keep bettering yourself. But, you’re bored with your current professional development go-tos and you’re looking for new ways to grow as a person and as a professional. Don’t…

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4 Easy Ways to Improve Your Spelling, Grammar, and Writing Style Online

3 Easy Ways to Improve Your Spelling, Grammar, and Writing Style Online

By Erin Ollila / August 15, 2020
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Want to send a quick thank you note to a recent client? Need to email your boss or colleagues about something serious? Staring at a blank page and blinking cursor because you’re too anxious about spelling something wrong, phrasing something…

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Work from Home Supplies and Tools You Can’t Live Without

Work From Home Supplies and Tools You Can’t Live Without

By Erin Ollila / August 14, 2020
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You weren’t sure how long you’d be working at home during the pandemic, but now it seems like this temporary gig will be long-term. Your supervisor wants you to stay home for the rest of the year, and from that…

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How to Prep for a Video Call

How to Prep for a Video Call

By Erin Ollila / July 12, 2020
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You’ve gotten accustomed to the “new normal” of frequent video calls instead of meeting in person, but every time you jump on a call, you realize you’re not as prepared as you’d like to be. Whether it’s a misplaced external…

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6 Tips for Recovering After Making a Mistake

6 Tips for Recovering After Making a Mistake

By Erin Ollila / July 11, 2020
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You’re a great loan officer. Having worked in this field for a while, you’re sure of your skill and ability, and quite honestly, you can work without stressing yourself out too much. You do a good job, and you know…

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5 New Self Development Books You Need to Read

5 New Self-Development Books You Need to Read

By Erin Ollila / July 10, 2020
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The reason you’ve been so successful in your career is the understanding that you’ll always evolve and grow. You put a lot of effort into self-development, both personally and professionally, and one of the ways you soak up new ideas…

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What’s the Difference Between Customer Service and Customer Experience?

What’s the Difference Between Customer Service and Customer Experience?

By Erin Ollila / June 14, 2020
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There’s a new-to-you term you’ve been hearing a lot lately — customer experience — but you aren’t quite sure exactly what it is. Sure, you get the overall idea of what it means, but what really differentiates customer experience (CX)…

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