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Career Advice Round-up

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For the week of August 12h, 2019, we’ve found posts on: Toxic Bosses, Body Language Secrets, Counter Offers, Career-Ending Mistakes and dealing with career gaps…

Handling Toxic Bosses in the Workplace – HR Daily Advisor

As someone who has worked continuously since I was legally able, I’ve had my fair share of terrible bosses-and I’m sure that you have, too. I struggled with the worst one long before I had ever heard of the concept of a hostile work environment or the damaging effects of bad company culture.

These 5 Body Language Secrets Could Put You on the Road to a Million Dollars

5 min read There’s a reason “The Room Where It Happens” is one of Broadway hit Hamilton ‘s standout songs: the track’s theme — longing to be included among key decision-makers in the place in which decisions are made — is timeless. The right type of body language can help get you into that room.

Should I Accept a Counter Offer? – StyleDispatch

Have you ever asked yourself “should I accept a counter offer?” While most career advice professionals will adamantly advise you against it, the honest truth is, it depends. The sad fate of those that do is often referenced in recruiting circles. 90% of them leave or are let go from the company within a year.

The 8 Dumbest Career-Ending Mistakes That Smart People Make

We have all seen it in our careers: people who we thought would have gone on to be the tops in their company or industry but who end up shooting themselves in the foot. It could be a star sales executive, a top billing lawyer, or a rock star up-and-coming executive.

7 Tips for Women Returning to Work After a Career Gap

Are you one of the many women who temporarily left their job and are now looking to get back to work? Well, you’re not alone. With the exorbitant cost of child care and a widespread lack of decent maternity leave in the U.S., many women drop out of the workforce for a while to care for young children.

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