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  • I’m Glad I’m The Boss, Cause Y’all Crazy! – By Ray Abram

    We all know that the key to a highly functional company is a well-qualified staff. However, there are other factors to consider besides qualifications alone. There are reasons why the best performer in a department may not make the best manager. People skills are quite different than functional skills, we all know that intuitively, yet Read More »

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  • The Right to Bare Arms! – Stella J. Ringer

    The rights of women to bare their arms in the workplace should not be infringed upon! It’s the age-old question, is it appropriate for women to wear sleeveless dresses and/or blouses in a professional work setting? Many traditional, more conservative companies are taking lessons from start-ups in becoming more casual with their dress codes. To Read More »

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  • Top 5 Questions to Ask Employers to Determine Organizational Fit – Ericka Spradley

    CBS News published an article in March stating “of the country’s 100 million full-time jobs, 51 percent feel no connection to their jobs.” While pondering this stat, I questioned whether the 51 percent did their due diligence prior to accepting an offer. The best way to avoid taking a job you could potentially hate is Read More »

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  • Why Your Personal Brand Isn’t Working For You And What You Can Do About It – David A. McKnight

    Today’s business landscape is changing more rapidly than it ever has since the beginning of the industrial revolution. What’s driving the speed at which the landscape is transforming is the convergence of science-led innovations and technological advancements that are creating the potential for our work lives to change in ways that were previously unfathomable. Not Read More »

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  • Jump! Overcoming the Three Primary Fears that Keep You Grounded By Debra Nelson President, Elevate

    Many of us sit in our offices or cubicles and dreaming about a future we are too afraid to pursue. We choose to live with our dreams rather than chasing them. But it doesn’t have to be that way. According to theologian George Addair, “Everything that you’ve ever wanted is on the other side of Read More »