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You Never Know What Your Coworkers Are Going Through

Just realize that your coworkers have a life outside of work and you never know

Persecuted at work - Troubles on the Job

What do you think when you hear the word "persecution?" I think of unjust suffering. I think of being lied on, talk about and punished for things you didn't do. I think of the words 

Dealing with an idiot coworker - What can you do?

Have you ever thought "This guy is so stupid? How did he get this job? Who is he related to? Why do I have to work with this dude? This man's mistakes and lack of skills and knowledge is affecting my work. Is he really that dumb? OMG, he is such an

Celebrate Work Anniversary

Do you celebrate your work anniversary or that of your employees? Should you? How often? What should you do to celebrate a work anniversary?

A work anniversary should probably 

Be Selfish Don't Let your job rule your life

2018 Career Resolutions #19 Don't Let Your Job Rule Your Life

- Commit to having a better work life balance


One of the hardest things for most professionals to achieve is work life balance. Here a a few ways that can help you find a work life balance

Don't be afraid to demand a raise career resolutions 2018 FGCC

2018 Career Resolution #17 Get Yours

- Ask for a raise in addition to the standard COLA allowance


Are you underpaid? Are you earning a salary below your peers in the same organization? Do you feel that you aren't earning the market rate for your position? Has inflation increased year after year but you have gotten a raise? If the answer is yes to any of these, please

Increase your income with a side hustle career resolutions 2018 FGCC

2018 Career Resolution #16 Hustle Harder

- Get a new income stream through a side hustle


I know people who sell real estate, start blogs or YouTube channels, sell Mary Kay or Avon, sell crafts, trade stocks, tutor, teach dance or musical instruments

Increase your 401K contribution career resolutions 2018 FGCC

2018 Career Resolution #15 Optimize Your 401K

-Increase your 401K contribution percentage


The best parts of having a 401K are that your contributions are tax deductible and that your company may match your donations. Many of us can afford to contribute more to our 401K as time goes on. If that is you, plan to

Ira and 401k

2018 Career Resolutions #14 IRA

- Set up an IRA in addition to your company sponsored retirement plan


The are annual contribution limits in most company sponsored retirement accounts. Some companies dont offer retirement plans at all and a few that do dont offer matches. So its important to know whether your company

Get fit incorporate exercise into your work day career resolutions 2018 FGCC

2018 Career Resolution #18

- Incorporate exercise into your work day


There are many ways to ensure you have a physically active life when you have a desk job. There are many desks exercises and stretches that can be done throughout the day. If you work in a building with more

Get A New Job Seek A Promotion or Lateral Transfer

2018 Career Resolutions #12 Get A New Job

- Seek a promotional opportunity or lateral move by transferring to a different department

Sometimes you can grow and develop without changing companies. Also, sometimes there is only one major player in your field where you live and you don't want to move so you don't have a choice but to stay at your current company. In these cases you can look for