What To Do About Poor Performance Reviews

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If you’ve had a tough-to-take performance review, you’re probably smarting.

It’s normal to feel upset but you can survive poor performance feedback and live to tell the tale.

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Stuck in a Rut at Work?


You want to get ahead.

You’re talented, hard-working and good at your job.

Yet, you’re not making progress and don’t know why.

What’s going on?

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Navigating Being the Newbie At Work



You landed the job.

It’s early days and you want to make a great impression.

But how?

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Signs Your Job is A Good Fit or Not

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Finding a job and finding a job you are happy at, can be two different things.

And, signing on with the wrong company can  have negative health effects in the long term.

Here are some ways to tell if your

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Fighting the Summer Productivity Slump


Summer and productivity may seem like a contradiction.

Everyone’s minds are on other things besides work—like the beach or a vacation….

So, how do workers keep their nose to the grindstone and careers on track during this period?

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Highly Sensitive People At Work

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Do you cry at work?

Maybe everything affects you deeply,

Or, you pick up on colleague’s moods easily.

If you become really overwhelmed when there’s too much to do,

You may be a highly sensitive person.

Here’s what you should

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School’s Out, Now What?


It’s the end of the school year.

Fun for students, but not for parents.

Occupying the kids when you’re at work, can be a logistical and emotional juggling act.

So, how do parents survive the summer stretch?

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How to Cope with Mean Bosses


What do you do if you have a mean boss?

One that tears a strip off you or shouts at workers.

You think about saying something, but you might lose your job.

So, you suffer in silence.

This is a

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Emotional First Aid

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If we get hurt at work, we get some ice and nurse the bruise.

When we get emotionally bruised on the job, we might ignore it.

Whether it’s getting some negative feedback.

Or, something happens between us and a co-worker.

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Should Teens Get Summer Jobs?

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Should teens really get summer jobs?

It’s a chance to get into the workforce, gain experience, make some money.

But, the question remains, is it really a good idea?

Here are some pros and cons of summer jobs for teens.

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