6 Strategies For Gaining Perspective

The ability to focus closely on a pressing issue is an invaluable skill, especially at work. But what happens when everything seems urgent?

If you find yourself barely able to come up for air during a busy week, some perspective …

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Executive Contract Terms to Negotiate with Your Prospective Employer

By Robert A. Adelson

Without properly navigating the executive employment contract, a CEO or other C-level or senior executive can lose large sums of money or limit his/her career.  Your skills, knowledge, reputation and experience can be critically valuable to …

By Ivy Exec
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How to Stay Focused and Mentally Healthy at Work

Rasmus Hougaard is on a mission to humanize the workplace. Hougaard is the founder and CEO of the Potential Project, which helps leaders at Accenture, Cisco, Lego, and other top companies manage their minds to stay focused, reduce stress, boost …

By Firsthand
We help applicants, students, job-seekers and professionals like you find the right career path using the power of firsthand experiences.
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How to Improve Your Problem-Solving Skills (and Show Them Off in Your Job Hunt)

Problem-solving skills are critical for any career path—no matter where you work or what job you have, you’ll face problems big and small all the time. If you want to succeed in your career, being able to effectively navigate (and …

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How to Use ‘Deliberate Practice’ to Become an Expert and Boost Your Career

We all know the saying “practice makes perfect,” but what we all don't know is the specific type of practice needed to reach perfection—and that's called “deliberate practice.”

In 1993, Swedish psychologist Anders Ericsson concluded that 10,000 hours of deliberate …

By Firsthand
We help applicants, students, job-seekers and professionals like you find the right career path using the power of firsthand experiences.
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Why Having a Mentor Is Important for Career Growth

The days of getting a degree and working in one field into retirement are long gone. While there’s no clear consensus as to the number, recent reports suggest that people now change careers several times throughout their professional lives. Such a …

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Celebrating Hard Working Mothers Everywhere

Let’s take a minute to celebrate working moms! Women with children usually have to work hard at home and at their place of employment, making them doubly deserving of recognition for a job well done.

The Modern Working Mother

Working …

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7 Benefits of Technical Skill Development

From the moment we wake up to the time we turn in for the day, we're using technology in some form or another. Its permeation is so widespread that we can't think of a life without gadgets and tools. Developing technical …

By Firsthand
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3 Warning Signs of an Unhealthy Workplace

You will probably spend about 30% of your adult life at work. Naturally, you want to be at a job where you know you will be happy. Job satisfaction means different things to different people, and it’s important to define …

By Firsthand
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How To Include Your Sports Experience On Your Resume

As a student athlete, you’ve developed in-demand skills that employers value. But how do you take your sports experiences from the court/field/track/pitch (or wherever you play) to the page?

Follow these tips from the Athlete Network on how to structure …

By Mary [uConnect]
Mary [uConnect] Customer Success Manager
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