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Worklife Round-up for Nov 12, 2018

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This week we have articles on getting a rais, veteran fashion designers, preparing for a review and how to get ahead during the holidays.


5 Things You Need To Know Before Asking For A Raise

Without a doubt, asking for a raise can be a difficult conversation. However, the reason the conversation is so stressful often has little to do with the money, and everything to do with whether your boss values you and your work. Here are five things you need to know before you ask for a raise.


Army Veteran turned fashion designer creates dress to combat Veteran suicide – VAntage Point

Army Veteran Tiffany Freeze, an Art Institute of Colorado student majoring in fashion design created the dress to both introduce herself to the fashion world and to make peace with her demons. The dress wasn’t just gorgeous, it was steeped in meaning.


How to Prepare for an End-of-Year Performance Review

Imagine that your manager has just scheduled your yearly performance review. As an employee (or a manager reporting to another, higher-placed manager), the question at the top of your mind is probably something like “how do I prepare to ensure that I get a positive review and a big salary increase?”


How to Get Ahead While Everyone Else Takes A Holiday Break

There’s a disturbance in the Force. The weather is getting colder. Winter is setting in. The holiday season is soon upon us. I’ve found that there are primarily two types of people that emerge when the holiday haze hits. Which one are you? Type #1 is the 99%. They are “The Sheep.”


3 Tips to Writing A Response-Worthy Networking Email Introduction – StyleDispatch

We’ve challenged you to put yourself out there professionally. To change how you view networking and to connect with people on LinkedIn, even if you don’t know them. Another important piece of the networking puzzle is understanding how to write a networking email introduction.



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