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How to Deal with Employment Gaps in Your Resume

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This video is an excerpt from a live Q&A session with Chrissy Scivicque, Career Coach & Corporate Trainer. The full video is available in the Career Success Library. A participant in our recent Q&A session asked: “CVs (or resumes) are often rejected by recruiters for having career gaps.

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How to Avoid Being Pigeonholed at Work

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If you’ve been attempting to advance your career for a while without success, you may be a victim of “pigeonholing.” Put simply, being pigeonholed at work means that people have developed such a strong image of you in your current position, they can’t even imagine you doing anything else.

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The Ownership Mindset: An Essential Ingredient for Career Success

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“Your company owns your job. You own your career.” Earl Nightingale. In my training programs, I cite the above quote more than any other…and for good reason!

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3 Steps to Improve Accuracy and Attention to Detail in Your Work

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This video is an excerpt from a live Q&A session with Chrissy Scivicque, Career Coach & Corporate Trainer. The full video is available in the Career Success Library.

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Mandatory COVID Vaccination Policy Template

The federal government is developing a rule requiring employers with more than 100 employees ensure their workers are vaccinated or produce a negative COVID test weekly before entering the workplace. So, what can your organization do to prepare? Get Paycor’s COVID Vaccination Policy Template to help communicate important details to your employees.

Time Management Self-Assessment: Rate Your Skills!

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I am a big believer in the power of self-awareness. All growth starts with understanding where you currently are. I am also passionate about all things related to time management. Recently, I wanted to assess my own skills in this area, so I did a personal inventory.

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Overcoming Imposter Syndrome

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You’re a successful professional…and yet, you feel like a fraud. You’ve accomplished a lot…but you worry that it’s some kind of fluke. You’re not smart or talented; just lucky. You look at everyone else and believe they know something you don’t and it’s only a matter of time before you’re exposed.

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Building Career Resilience: How to Bounce Back After the Unexpected

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As a professional, you have hopes for your career. When things don’t go your way, it’s easy to get stuck in disappointment and regret. If you’ve ever been laid off or terminated, passed over for a promotion or denied a job you thought was perfect, you know how hard it can be to bounce back.

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Looking for a Promotion? 3 Ways Managers Evaluate You

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This video is an excerpt from a live training session with Chrissy Scivicque, Career Coach & Corporate Trainer. The full video (“Get that Promotion! Strategies for Career Advancement”) is available in the Career Success Library. The article below summarizes the video content.

Have You Been Pigeonholed at Work? What It Means and What To Do

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This video is an excerpt from a live training session with Chrissy Scivicque, Career Coach & Corporate Trainer. The full video (“Get that Promotion! Strategies for Career Advancement”) is available in the Career Success Library. The article below summarizes the video content.

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Why Planning is Beneficial (Even in Unpredictable Times)

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Can I be embarrassingly honest for a minute? I’m a control freak. I always have been. While I certainly try not to let it run my life, I’ve come to accept that it’s part of my make-up. That’s one of the reasons I love planning. When I have a plan in front of me, I feel more in control of my destiny.

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The 3 Essential Functions of Time Management

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“What is time? If nobody asks me, I know; but if I were desirous to explain it to one that should ask, plainly I know not.” ” St. Augustine. When it comes to professional development, time management is one of my most passionate areas of study (and most enjoyable topics to teach ).

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Taking on More Work Due to Downsizing? Want to Ask for a Raise? Read This!

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A common question I’m hearing lately goes something like this: My organization has recently downsized and now I’m doing more work covering for some colleagues who were laid off. I think I deserve a raise, but is that a reasonable request given that we just had to let people go?

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From Goal to Action: How to Build a Plan for Success (Webinar)

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For most career-minded professionals, goal setting is an essential part of the new year celebration. But sadly, few people know what to do once a goal is set. Consequently, they end up feeling overwhelmed, unsure of where to start or how to make real progress. Thus, many goals are quickly abandoned.

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Considering Working with a Resume Writer? Read This First

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For many years, as a career coach, I offered resume writing services. And I don’t mind telling you that I was a darned fine resume writer.

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Get That Promotion! Strategies for Career Advancement

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Date : Wednesday, September 29. Time : 11:00 AM Pacific / 12:00 PM Mountain / 1:00 PM Central / 2:00 PM Eastern. So you want to advance your career? Better get in line…you’re not the only one!

Is Your Job in Danger?

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As a career coach, I often work with people when they’re dealing with an expected job loss. They’ve either been terminated for cause, laid off, or asked to resign. In any case, it’s never an easy situation. Most people tell me they were blindsided—they had no idea!

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The Power of Modern Business Etiquette (Webinar)

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Join us for this month’s free webinar on the topic of “The Power of Business Etiquette.” ” Webinar Description: Etiquette may sound like an antiquated term, but it’s a concept that still very much applies in our modern business world.

5 Tips for Working Without Direct Supervision

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As I write this, we are in the midst of a global pandemic, which has changed the way we live and work. Many professionals are working from hom e for the first time.

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Task vs. Project: What’s the Difference? (Video)

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This video is an excerpt from a live training webinar hosted by Chrissy Scivicque, Career Coach & Corporate Trainer. The full video and worksheet are available in the Career Success Library. The topic of this webinar was, “How to Speak the Language of Project Management.”

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Is It Okay to Talk About a Former Boss? (Video)

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This video is an excerpt from a live Q&A session with Chrissy Scivicque, Career Coach & Corporate Trainer. The full video is available in the Career Success Librar y.

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How to Stop Complaining About Work (and Why You Need To)

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Not long ago, I wrote an article on the topic of chronic complainers. It focused on how to deal with these kinds of folks because, let’s be honest, no one likes a whiner. And yet, it seems most workplaces are crawling with them.

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How to be a Leader When You Have Less Experience

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This video is an excerpt from a live Q&A session with Chrissy Scivicque, Career Coach & Corporate Trainer. The full video is available in the Career Success Library.

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Future-Proof Your Career by Developing Project Management Skills

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Did you know that the typical office professional spends about 80% of his or her time working on projects? Research suggests this number is only going to increase in the future. If you think about it, you can quickly see why. Tasks (or single-step operational to-do items) are easily automated.

Beware of Toxic Productivity: Tips for Working While Under Stress

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For most of us, “productivity” is something positive, desirable, even healthy —especially when it comes to work. But productivity also has a dark side, which I’ve been experiencing more and more recently. Perhaps you have too, but maybe you don’t even realize it.

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What’s the Difference? Career Advancement vs. Career Progression (Video)

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This video is an excerpt from a live training webinar hosted by Chrissy Scivicque, Career Coach & Corporate Trainer. The full video and worksheet are available in the Career Success Library. The topic of this webinar was, “Career Advancement for Administrative Professionals.”

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3 Ways to Deal with an Overwhelming Workload

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This video is an excerpt from a live training session with Chrissy Scivicque, Career Coach & Corporate Trainer. The full video (“Overcoming an Overwhelming Workload”) is available in the Career Success Library. The article below summarizes the video content.

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Adjusting to the New Normal: How to Cope with Rapid Change

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A lot has happened in just a short period of time. It’s enough to make your head spin, right? In the past two weeks, the world as we know it has dramatically changed in response to the COVID-19 virus. Many professionals are now working from home for the first time with little to no preparation.

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Exploring Time Management Tools & Tech

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When it comes to time management tools and technology, you have choices…A LOT of choices! In fact, it can be overwhelming to consider the vast array of options available. And once you’ve made a decision, there’s more work to do!

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How Assistants Can Deal with Difficult Bosses (Video)

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This video is an excerpt from a live Q&A session with Chrissy Scivicque, Career Coach & Corporate Trainer. The full video is available in the Career Success Librar y.

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Overcoming an Overwhelming Workload

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As a professional, it’s normal to be busy. You have a full to-do list and a jam-packed calendar. But what if you have TOO much going on? What if your workload has grown unmanageable? How do you deal with the reality of the work on your plate, without burning out or breaking down in the process?

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How to Move from Administrative Assistant to Executive Assistant

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As a proud, former Administrative Professional and Executive Assistant, I pride myself on providing real-world career training and advice for the admin community. A question I hear frequently is this: “How do I move from being an Administrative Assistant to becoming an Executive Assistant?”

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5 Ways to Improve Your Self-Awareness

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I am a firm believer that all growth starts with understanding yourself. Before you can grow as a person or as a professional, you have to first know who you are and why you do what you do.

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Understanding Resilience: The Rubber Band Analogy

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This video is an excerpt from a live training session with Chrissy Scivicque, Career Coach & Corporate Trainer. The full video (“Building Career Resilience”) is available in the Career Success Library. The article below summarizes the video content.

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Time and The Mind: Shifting Your Time Management Mindset (Webinar)

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Join us for this month’s free webinar on the topic of Time and The Mind: Shifting Your Time Management Mindset. Date : Wednesday, June 17, 2020. Time : 11:00 AM Pacific | 12:00 PM Mountain | 1:00 PM Central | 2:00 PM Eastern.

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Leading Without Authority: Tips for the “Unofficial” Leader (Webinar)

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Join us for this month’s free webinar on the topic of Leading Without Authority: Tips for the “Unofficial” Leader. Date : Wednesday, September 16, 2020. Time : 11:00 AM Pacific | 12:00 PM Mountain | 1:00 PM Central | 2:00 PM Eastern.

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How to Focus with an “Open Door” Policy (Video)

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This video is an excerpt from a live Q&A session with Chrissy Scivicque, Career Coach & Corporate Trainer. The full video is available in the Career Success Librar y. A participant asks: My question is about how to take time for professional development in the midst of a busy work day.

Administrative Assistant vs. Executive Assistant: What’s the Difference?

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As many of my regular readers already know, I am a proud former administrative professional.

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How to Speak the Language of Project Management

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Join us for this month’s free webinar on the topic of Career Advancement for Administrative Professionals. Date : Wednesday, May 13, 2020. Time : 11:00 AM Pacific | 12:00 PM Mountain | 1:00 PM Central | 2:00 PM Eastern.

The Do’s and Don’ts of Managing Up

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Odd as it sounds, organizational leaders need their staff to help manage them. While you’re not technically their “manager,” you certainly have influence. Learning how to leverage that influence to help lead your superiors (from behind) will make you an invaluable asset to the team. .

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