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Nearly 1 In 5 Workers Say They Would Quit Their Job For More Of This

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You may be willing to sacrifice your job for the right reason. But would that reason be getting enough sleep? There are numerous studies on how sleep deprivation impacts work performance.

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Why You Should Embrace Networking (Especially If You Hate It)

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After a long day at work, sometimes all you want to do is sit on the couch, eat a bag of chips, and zone out watching television. The thought of attending a networking event seems so daunting. Not only do you have to give up free time, but you also may have to talk with strangers.

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How To Avoid The Monday Blues

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It's been a wonderful and relaxing weekend but, as late Sunday afternoon arrives, a shadow begins to loom. It slowly begins to dominate your thoughts and remains in the back of your mind, even as you take in the last ounces of joy from the weekend. Then, suddenly, it's Monday morning.

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This FREE Quiz Will Help You Thrive At Work

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What if I told you there was a magical FREE way to determine which careers you should be pursuing in your job search? Ok, so it's not exactly "magic" -- but it's pretty close. It's Work It Daily's Career Decoder Quiz. This quiz will help you determine your work persona.

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What Are Your Favorite Office Foods?

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Nothing brings an office together like free food. Everyone loves being fed but do certain foods make the office happier? T hat's what we would like to know. Vote for what your favorite office foods are. Pizza Pizza is the old reliable of office foods.

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How To Leave A Job (Without Burning A Bridge)

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Before you start your new job, you have to take care of business at your current one. Depending on your relationship with your employer, this can be a difficult conversation. But, it doesn't have to be.

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How To Address An Employee That Lied About Being Sick

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In this week's edition of Well This Happened we tackled Janet's situation involving an employee who lied about taking a sick day.

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Social Media Is An Extension Of Your Resume

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You've identified an amazing job opportunity and decided to apply for it. Your resume has been updated and the cover letter is written, everything seems to be in order. Are you forgetting something?

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90 Percent of Workers Say They Need This 1 Thing to Be Loyal

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Employee loyalty is something every company longs for. It's estimated employee turnover costs as much as 130-200% of an employee's salary. When a talented, knowledgeable, trained employee leaves, it's bad for business. And, when lots of them leave, it can be the kiss of death.

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Here's Why These 5 TV Bosses Are Literally The Worst

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There's no doubt that TV characters stand out for a number of reasons -- especially if they're a TERRIBLE boss. These characters often make you think about this question: If they were your boss, would you show up to work everyday? There are bad TV bosses, and then there are the WORST TV bosses.

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5 Tips For Writing An Unforgettable Thank You Note

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Your job interview may be over but the interview process isn't done yet. There's another crucial step that could mean the difference between getting hired or getting looked over. That step is sending an unforgettable thank you note to your hiring manager. Will A Note Really Make A Difference?

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3 Surefire Ways To Connect With Your Interviewer

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The difference between most areas in life and the job search process is that, in most areas in life, you know who your competition is. You can analyze the competition's strengths, capitalize on their weaknesses, and prepare accordingly to you give yourself the best chance to win.

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My Manager Is Holding A Grudge Against Me. Help!

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In this week's episode of "Well This Happened", we want to know what you would do if your manager was holding a grudge against. How would you address this with them? We want YOU to be the career coach and tell us which one is the RIGHT answer! Think you know?

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What's Your Workplace Interaction Style?

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Have you ever wondered about how you communicate with others? How you interact with others plays a major role in both your career and life in general. It can be hard to categorize yourself.

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5 Ways To Boost Your Resume So It Gets Noticed By Employers

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We've all been there. A job that you would absolutely LOVE gets posted and you look at it right away. But when you look at the job description, you realize there are required skills you don't have on your resume.

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5 Big Questions To Ask Yourself Before Taking A Job

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This is it. It's the light at the end of the tunnel. After going through the hiring process, you're offered a position! Congratulations! It's a big accomplishment and you should be proud of yourself. However, just because you got the offer doesn't necessarily mean you should accept it on the spot.

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3 Things To Tell Yourself When The Job Search Gets Tough

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Finding a job can be a long process. You apply for a job, maybe hear back, and a month later, you go in for an interview. The worst part? There's no guarantee any opportunity will pan out. So, how do you stay positive when you're going through so much job search stress?

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Most Powerful Job Perk (And it's FREE!)

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There is a valuable, powerful and free (now there's a word we all like to hear these days) perk managers and employees alike can give away to one another that instantly improves a work environment.

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Are You Wasting Your LinkedIn Account?

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Do you have a LinkedIn account just for the sake of having a LinkedIn account? If so, you're not alone. Many people create a LinkedIn profile, fill out the basic information, and never touch their profiles again. That's a BAD strategy. Here's why.

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Excuse Me?! Here's How To Handle A Boss Who Micro-Manages You To An EXTREME

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If you saw our first video, you might have heard about the awkward situation one of our viewers, Kevin submitted. He is a college student who's working a part time job to make ends meet.

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Here's How To Answer A Job Interview Question When You Don't Know The Answer

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If you saw our first video, you might have heard about the interview situation one of our viewers, Remi submitted. He was in an interview and was asked the question: How many cows are there in Canada right now?

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Who Would You Rather Work With? "Killing Eve" Edition

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The award-winning spy thriller, Killing Eve , deals with a lot more than assassinations and MI5 intelligence. Some of the most entertaining aspects of the show include how the characters react and relate to one another.

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7 Fun Ways To Bond With Your Co-Workers

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Take a minute and think about your relationship with your co-workers. Do you work in a tight-knit office where everyone is constantly collaborating? Or a place where you do your own thing and only come together when required to do so?

HELP! I Couldn't Answer "Explain This Gap In Your Work History!"

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In this week's episode of "Well This Happened", we want to know what you would do if you were asked to explain the gap in your work history. How would you address this during an interview? We want YOU to be the career coach and tell us which one is the RIGHT answer! Think you know?

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7 Things You Didn't Know About Working At Nike

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The average American will spend 90,000 hours at work throughout their life. However, even as a dedicated employee, you have a life outside of work and you want your employer to acknowledge that. Additionally, finding balance at work is important.

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7 Things You Didn’t Know About Working At Nike

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7 Things You Didn’t Know About Working At Nike Work It Daily. The average American will spend 90,000 hours at work throughout their life. However, even as a dedicated employee, you have a life outside of work and you want your employer to acknowledge that.

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I Caught My Employee LYING About Being Sick! What Do I Do?

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In this week's episode of "Well This Happened", we want to know what you would do if you found out one of your team members lied to you about calling out sick so they could go on a day trip. How would you address this with them?

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Tips For Preparing For Your Next Job Interview

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During our weekly live Office Hours on our YouTube Channel , we get lots of questions lots of questions around interview prep and how to answer questions in the interview.

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HELP! I Was Promoted Over My Friend & Now He Resents Me For It!

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In this week's episode of "Well This Happened", we want to know what you would do if you were promoted over your friend at work, and now that friend resents you! How would you address this with them? We want YOU to be the career coach and tell us which one is the RIGHT answer! Think you know?

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Called A Day Early For My Interview, What Do I Do?

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In this week's episode of "Well This Happened", we want to know what you would do if a recruiter called you a day EARLY for your phone interview (and you were NOT PREPARED!) We want YOU to be the career coach and tell us which one is the RIGHT answer! Think you know?

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Career Changers: Tips For Successfully Changing Careers

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Changing careers can be a stressful and daunting task that seems almost impossible at times. Whether it's not knowing what career path to take, what skills to leverage or lacking experience, changing careers isn't easy.

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3 Reasons Why Companies Like Cisco Want Their Employees To Have A Life Outside Of Work

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We work to live, not live to work, right? So, shouldn't that be something that is ingrained in the DNA at every company? People have lives outside of work, and it's important that companies recognize and value that.

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What Hiring Managers Want to Know

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There are 3 things hiring managers are trying to initially assess about you in the job interview. This video walks you through what they are looking for and offers insights into the right information to give them. Be sure to check out our free resources mentioned in the video too.

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What Hiring Managers Want to Know

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What Hiring Managers Want to Know Work It Daily. There are 3 things hiring managers are trying to initially assess about you in the job interview. This video walks you through what they are looking for and offers insights into the right information to give them.

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How To Keep Your Job When A Recession Hits

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A market correction is going to happen. When it does, layoffs will follow. I've been in the HR and recruiting industry for over two decades and have seen three recessions of varying sizes. In the video above, I explain how to tell when a recession is coming and what that means to you and your career.

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How Nike's Data & Analytics Experts Are Changing the Shoe Business

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When most people think of Nike, they think of shoes, retail stores, and, of course, athletes. That's all true, but there's more. Behind Nike's walls, you'll find the doers and thinkers who design, create, and innovate every day.

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Here is why we are giving away FREE information on Facebook!

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You may have seen the article our Founder and CEO J.T. O'Donnell wrote about why we were choosing to delete our private Facebook Group with 37 THOUSAND members. You're not the only one, Facebook approached us after that was published with an amazing proposition.

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What? Asked A Question During an Interview & I Didn't Know The Answer!

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In this week's episode of "Well This Happened", we want to know what you would do if you were asked a question in a job interview and you didn't know the answer! We want YOU to be the career coach and tell us which one is the RIGHT answer! Think you know?

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5 Tips From Nike Recruiters On How To Ace Your Tech Interview

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Winning teams recruit players who push each other forward. If professionals want to kick their career into high gear, they need to find the right team.

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5 Tips From Nike Recruiters On How To Ace Your Tech Interview

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5 Tips From Nike Recruiters On How To Ace Your Tech Interview Work It Daily. Winning teams recruit players who push each other forward. If professionals want to kick their career into high gear, they need to find the right team.

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Does Your Employer Offer #PaternityLeave? Check Out These Great Companies For Working Dads

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Starting a family is one of the biggest milestones in a person's life. It's in those first few months when a parent can really bond with their newborn and make lifelong memories. However, for some new dads, it can be difficult to juggle being a new parent while remaining dedicated to their career.

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Answers To Commonly Asked Resume Questions

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There are LOTS of questions around resume dos and don'ts. There's so much advice out there that it can be overwhelming to try and figure out what's the correct answer. During our weekly live Office Hours on YouTube, two of our coaches, Ariella Coombs and J.T.

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