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Career Management

Successful career development is more than doing a good job. Dressing for success, business writing skills, career networking – all are vitally important.

Business Management Daily’s succinct, workplace-tested career advice is designed to help you position yourself to succeed in your chosen field.

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Whatever you say about other people (“She’s brilliant, funny, a slacker, rude, hard-working ...”) shapes the way people see you.

“As iron sharpens iron, so one man sharpens another.” — New York Jets quarterback Tim Tebow, quoting Proverbs 27:17

Networking may seem like a mysterious skill that’s beyond your grasp, but actually, it’s as simple as this Golden Rule: Always offer to help, and never expect anything in return. Three ways the rule works:

Set A, B and C goals for yourself, and have your boss buy in to the plan. The A, B, C strategy comes from Kevin Eikenberry, writer of the “Leadership & Learning” blog.

You expect colleges and universities to prepare your youngest workers for their new jobs. But are you prepared for them? These digital natives quickly grow impatient with last year’s hardware and software. Hiring them puts more pressure on your organization to keep its technology ahead of the curve.

If you want to be your “authentic” self, says Jason Seiden, you’re going to spend some sleepless nights in a cold sweat. “It’s not possible to find your true self without getting tested, and tested hard ..."

Keep a mentoring relationship going with these three tips ... See a tweet with a link you want to remember? Click the star-shaped Favorite button next to the Retweet button ... Be smart but not a know-it-all. The best employees are learners, not knowers or naysayers.
When signing up for Facebook, after you’ve nailed down your basics (photo, where you’re from, where you live now, where you work, and anything else you don’t mind the world knowing), decide on your default privacy setting. The easiest and safest way to go is with “friends only.”

Just doing your job isn’t enough these days. (Workplace superstars have always known that.) “With the reality of a tight employment market, adding value beyond your job description is a must for everybody,” says Keith Ferrazzi, author of Never Eat Alone. He recently offered a few tips on his blog for being indispensable in your workplace:

After you’ve done your homework and are about to speak, remind yourself that you’ve prepared to the best of your ability. This is no time for second-guessing. And keep this old fable in mind:
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