Career and Enterprising

From loner to leader: Better yourself into a collaborator

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Do you sometimes feel like you’re the only one doing any work on your group projects? Or that you always have to be the one to take charge? Let’s discuss some of the best ways to become a better collaborator. We will talk about how to share tasks equitably, how to communicate effectively with your team members, and how to stay organized. We will also offer some advice on how to deal with conflicts and navigate tricky situations. By following

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Career and Enterprising

Work Efficiency Tips for People with ADHD

People with attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) can experience different challenges at work. These challenges include struggling to finish tasks, difficulty in prioritizing assignments, and feelings of boredom. Pinpointing effective strategies to help you cope with these challenges can greatly impact your work success and overall happiness. #1: TIME YOUR TASKS Use a timer to adjust the schedule of each work task. Be realistic about the time you need to accomplish something. Plan for urgent tasks and prioritize as some

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Career and Enterprising

Road to success: How to avoid common virtual interview blunders

woman having a virtual interview

While a virtual interview is (almost) just like a regular interview, there are a few things you should keep in mind to make sure your interview goes smoothly. Preparation is key for any interview, and that’s especially true for virtual interviews. Below are some tips to help you avoid common blunders and make the best impression on your interviewer. Tech problems: What to do in case of technical difficulties First, request to call the interviewer back later. Simply explain the

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Career and Enterprising

Wise steps to take when miscommunication occurs in the workplace

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Miscommunications at work are never fun, but they’re especially frustrating when you don’t know what you did wrong. Maybe you delayed an email and it caused confusion, or maybe a team member misunderstood a request and delivered the wrong results. In any case, here are steps to take when miscommunication occurs in the workplace. Acknowledge the miscommunication When miscommunication occurs in the workplace, acknowledge it. It’s easy to try and ignore the situation, or worse, pretend it never happened. But

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Business Solutions, Career and Enterprising

Managing an employee? Leave the friendship at home

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Don’t mix business with pleasure. That applies to the employer-employee relationship. Many people make the mistake of treating their employees like friends, and it almost always ends up causing problems. Reasons why not to be friends with employees When you’re friends with someone, it’s difficult, to be honest with them. You might feel like you’re hurting their feelings or that you’re being too blunt. This can lead to a skewed view of their performance and make it hard to provide

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