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Why Taking Initiative at Work is Key to Your Success

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The Definition of Initiative The practice of stepping out and proactively taking action. What is Initiative? Initiative is the practice of looking for ways that you can contribute to your team, department or organization and taking action. It’s saying to your boss, “Would you mind if I helped out on this project if I did so in my spare time?” What boss would say no? 

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Win Name Game to Advance Career

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A critical job skill is to learn and remember names fast, according to the author of a recent book for those starting out or starting over in a career. “It’s critical to show your dedication early in a new job,” says Phil Blair. “To establish a good reputation, you must put in the time. Learn names and roles quickly. Arrive early, stay late. Your hours may ease as you begin to understand your responsibilities and find ways to do them better in less time, but in the beginning, it’s all about not just showing up, but being there.”

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Two-Thirds of Managers Need Guidance on How to Coach and Develop Careers

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North American employees report two-thirds of managers fail to actively engage in their career development, according to a poll by Right Management, the global career experts within ManpowerGroup. As talent shortages persist and employee retention becomes increasingly important, employers have an opportunity to make career development a priority by enabling their managers to coach and mentor their teams, advises Right Management.

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One In Four Lawyers Anticipates Making New Hires In First Half Of 2015

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Litigation To Generate Greatest Number Of Legal Jobs Slightly more than one-quarter (26 percent) of lawyers interviewed for a new Robert Half Legal survey said their law firms or companies will be adding legal jobs in the first half of 2015. Sixty percent of lawyers said they expect to only fill vacant posts, while 7 percent said they would neither fill vacant positions nor create new ones. Just 1 percent of respondents anticipate staff reductions in the next six months.

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4 Ways to Sink a Job Interview

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As the recession fades further and further back in the nation’s collective rear-view mirrors, more businesses have expanded and begun to hire new employees. The Bureau of Labor Statistics suggests that the past fiscal quarter has seen an additional 200,000 jobs per month along with a small increase in earnings. For those who want to find a new job, the interviewing process represents a pivotal point in the yes or no decision. What mistakes can cause your job interview to plummet and leave you with rejection?

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