professional development

Ready for a Career Refresh? 4 Easy Ways to Get Started

Ready for a Career Refresh? 4 Easy Ways to Get Started

By Erin Ollila / October 21, 2021
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While you sincerely enjoy your job, there’s a chance that these past two years have left you feeling a bit burned out in general — and now, you’re considering a career refresh. Maybe you simply feel like shaking things up…

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Should Professionals Start a Journaling Practice?

Should Professionals Start a Journaling Practice?

By Erin Ollila / September 24, 2021
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Growth is one of your key values, and you make time to constantly seek out new opportunities to invest in professional development so you can avoid stagnancy and better yourself in any way possible. Would a journaling practice be a good…

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How to Audit Your Online Presence

How to Audit Your Online Presence

By Erin Ollila / September 15, 2021
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When people search for you online, what will they find? Does your online presence flatter your professional identity? Maybe, during a search someone stumbles upon your social media account or your website. They might see pictures posted online by friends…

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Happy at Work? Decide Whether or Not to Stay in Your Current Job

Happy at Work? Decide Whether or Not to Stay in Your Current Job

By Erin Ollila / September 9, 2021
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In April 2021 alone, a record four million people quit their jobs. And their reasons were vast. Some sought shorter commutes, closer proximity to their families, the opportunity to explore different interests, concern over the safety aspects at their current…

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How To Take Time off Even if You're Too Busy

How To Take Time off Even if You’re Too Busy

By Erin Ollila / August 5, 2021
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After a year and a half of social distancing, working from home (and for some people having their children schooling at home!), and a potential return to the office, workers everywhere are feeling stressed and overwhelmed.  Instead of burning out,…

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5 Self Development Books That Are Must Reads for Summer 2021

5 Self Development Books That Are Must Reads for Summer 2021

By Erin Ollila / July 29, 2021
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Take time off for the summer? Looking to kick back on the beach or spend your hotel evenings reading professional or self-development books? You aren’t alone! Summertime is a great time to relax with a good book, and if you’re…

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How to Avoid the Summer Marketing Slump

How to Avoid the Summer Marketing Slump

By Erin Ollila / July 22, 2021
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Summer. Summer. Summertime. With the increase of temps sometimes comes the decrease in motivation to work. You know how important it is to market your business all year round, but you’re not really looking forward to putting the effort in…

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How to Write a Professional Bio That's Fresh and Interesting

How to Write a Professional Bio That’s Fresh and Interesting

By Erin Ollila / March 11, 2021
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Oh no — you were tasked with the responsibility of updating your professional bio. And now all you can do is stare at a blank page and wonder what you can possibly say about yourself. Are you supposed to be…

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How to Let Your Supervisor Know You're Ready for More at Work

How to Let Your Supervisor Know You’re Ready for More at Work

By Erin Ollila / March 4, 2021
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Unlike fairy tales may lead you to believe, opportunity doesn’t always find itself on your doorstep. This means your supervisor won’t necessarily be the person who recommends you for a new job or offers you a training program or professional…

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How to Achieve a Great Professional Reputation

How to Achieve a Great Professional Reputation

By Erin Ollila / February 25, 2021
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You care a lot about what people think of you — and that’s a good thing! How you’re viewed by others directly affects your career. You know that when others like you, working with them will be easier, you’ll get more…

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