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#66 “Am I Good Enough?”

January 28th, 2022 by

From performance reviews to lunch with colleagues, you are surrounded by insights into your reputation. It is easy enough to …

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#56 Entitlement at Work: When They Owe You

September 10th, 2021 by

If you feel you’ve ‘earned’ your keep, if you believe they ‘owe’ you, then this blog post is a must …

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#51 Transparency in the Workplace

July 2nd, 2021 by

Management communicates something one day, only to turn around and backtrack. Rumor mills thrive among your colleagues as there is …

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#49 “My Employer Doesn’t Value Me”

June 4th, 2021 by

“My employer doesn’t value me” you declare! If you’re tired of being undervalued at work, this blog offers 3 key …

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#47 Your Performance Review: Is it About Performance?

May 7th, 2021 by

Why does it seem like your performance review wasn’t even about your performance? Have you left ‘the room’ thinking, “It’s …

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#41 “I Hate My Engineering Job”

February 12th, 2021 by

“I hate my engineering job.” The results of this Google search were staggering to me. And according to an ASME …

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#40 Do You Agonize Over Career Indecision?

January 29th, 2021 by

You can always find a reason to leave your current job, right? However, you consistently agonize over career indecision because, …

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#36 Searching for Your Dream Job?

December 4th, 2020 by

Of course you are searching for your dream job! That’s what we do in our culture. You grew up in …

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#32 Do You Doubt Your Engineering Career?

October 9th, 2020 by

It’s okay if you read this blog post, you’re not crazy. One of the most difficult revelations you can admit …

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#27 The Job Isn’t what you Expected

July 31st, 2020 by

You may long for the days when your professional life was easier, the days when you excelled. Others referred to …

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#24 Did your Employer Break a Promise to You?

June 19th, 2020 by

“It’s better to receive a smaller raise now so you can get a bigger raise later!” Have you heard, “Working …

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#20 “Where is my Raise?”

April 24th, 2020 by

You are an exceptional employee, going above and beyond the call of duty. You’ve worked weekends, quelled dangerous fires and …

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#13 How Much Do You Depend on Your Employer?

January 17th, 2020 by

Hmmm… employers provide stability, security, and intellectual stimulation, correct? Perhaps you rely on your employer for happiness, identity or a way …

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#8 “Where is my Dream Job?”

November 29th, 2019 by

Maybe you’re contently performing your very first professional job. Perhaps you’ve been around the block having worked for many employers …

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#2 Are You Going Through the Motions at Work?

September 20th, 2019 by

Does your day-to-day involve constant boredom and everlasting daydreams? Admitting your dissatisfaction is the first step to making changes for …

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