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“If enough of us share our why, we will change the world….a world that can be; a world in which trust and loyalty thrive.” -Simon Sinek Have you recently left a work meeting feeling completely underwhelmed and unmotivated?  If you honestly answered no, then you probably already know your work-why and are living and breathing it.  Well […]

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We all know the holidays can be stressful under the best of circumstances… and that’s before you add office politics to the mix.  What will land workers on the wrong side of the “professional naughty and nice” list?  Never fear, you no longer need to wonder for the merry marketing team at Elevated Careers is […]

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#ILSHRM15 & The Dating Game

Have you ever been on a set of interviews and thought to yourself, this feels a lot like being on the “The Dating Game?”  If you’re not familiar with the show, the premise is an eligible bachelor or bachelorette would ask three other eligible dating contestants questions.  By the end of the show, they’d have […]

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The Issue Behind Balance

When it comes to defining career success, U.S. workers report achieving balance between the personal and professional is giving promotions, autonomy at work and even compensation a run for their money.  In fact, 56% of workers report they define career success by their ability to obtain work/life balance. Beyond just wanting the opportunity to enjoy […]

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A company’s culture affects you in many different ways. At face value, we know how its guiding values affect the behavior and attitude of the office, but a company’s culture will also influence many other things, such as: the hours you work per day, having the options of flextime and telecommuting, perks such as gyms and daycare facilities, expected outside work hours and mandatory networking events, office dress code, and even your office space – windows, cubicles, open space, allowance of personal items.

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WorkFromHome

Lengthy commutes and lonely cubicles are only a couple reasons you might dread heading to work each morning. But what if you could get to the office without driving a single foot? Or could upgrade your cubicle to a multi-room space, complete with kitchen and personal bathroom? There is a way, and many employed Americans […]

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There are countless articles offering advice about the best questions to ask in a job interview. As we know, having a job based on compatibility of culture, skill and personality can lead not only to a more productive, satisfying work life, and happier life overall. So, let’s focus on the most important interview questions you […]

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IncreaseFocus

Let’s face it: in this day and age, there are distractions everywhere. In addition to the constant nagging of smartphones and social media, the office environment is also racked with distraction – whispers of the latest gossip or people walking by your desk, possibly stopping to chat with you when you don’t have time. And […]

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