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Posted August 29, 2013 by

Staying Professional on Your Entry Level Job – 4 Boundaries for Healthy Workplace Relationships

How well do you get along with coworkers?  Whether you’re on an entry level job or another position, you can set boundaries that will create healthy relationships in the workplace.  Learn four ways to do so in the following post.

This is a Guest Post by Van Moody,author of The People Factor. Success in the workplace depends on your ability to relate effectively to people. Research shows that 60-80% of all difficulties in organizations stem from strained relationships between employees, not from deficits in an individual employee’s skill or motivation.1 Difficult workplace relationships

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Posted August 14, 2013 by

Have You Thought about Getting an Entry Level Job in Logistics? 8 Reasons It Might Benefit Your Career

Some people might not think about the importance of logistics, but it is something that affects our lives daily.  The following post has eight reasons why you may want to pursue an entry level job in the field for the benefit of your career.

You want a career that matters, right? You want to make a difference in the world, to be part of something big. You want training and education. You’re a team player and tech-savvy. Guess what could be the perfect match? Logistics. It might not sound sexy, but logistics is critical to our everyday activities

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Posted February 21, 2013 by

6 Workplace Tips for the Socially Challenged

Christina Steinorth

Christina Steinorth, MA, MFT

Are you the type of person who hates to be interrupted at work with “good mornings” and other niceties? Do you routinely avoid the break room or eat lunch at your desk? Do your coworkers hang out socially, but rarely invite you for an after-work drink?

While you may think of yourself as an introvert, your coworkers may be interpreting your communication cues quite differently. They may feel that you’re impolite, snobby, or antisocial.

So often with people, simple interactions and misunderstandings may lead to negative feelings and poor workplace relationships. Here are a few cue cards, or quick actionable tips, that will make a big difference in the way you interact at work–and how others respond to you. (more…)

Posted January 04, 2013 by

13 Tips for ’13: Ways to Improve Your Workplace Relationships

Beverly Flaxington

Beverly Flaxington

Ninety-nine percent of career success hinges on your ability to communicate well, foster mutually beneficial relationships at work, and earn the respect and loyalty of bosses, coworkers, clients, and customers. In other words, it’s all about your interpersonal skills and behaviors.

Here are 13 behaviors to practice in 2013. If you can master these over the course of the next year, your career will take a big leap. (more…)