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Lisa Quast
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Companies are looking for employees who can add positive value, so start wearing your ‘internal consultant’ hat while at work – and gain attention that just might get you the promotion you’ve wanted. Via Forbes...
Consultants are hired to assess a current situation and then create action plans for improvement. By thinking of yourself as an ‘internal consultant’ you can use this same frame of reference to demonstrate how you add value to your company – and gain attention that just might get you that promotion you want.
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Try these six Buddhist principles to become a better boss…  
Get ready to om your way to more meaningful work.
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Career Tip Thursday: The best way to survive working for a micromanager is to determine a mutually agreed upon balance between your boss’s need for information and involvement, and your need for freedom to be productive.
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I happen to have a pretty cool and trusting boss who knows what I do and how I do it. (And I'm not just saying that because he's on my G-plus contacts list!)
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If you need a good laugh, check out this article with a top 10 list of the worst career advice ever received…
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Are you a bad boss? Here are five things you shouldn’t do if you’re a manager… 
Want to know five dumb things managers do when they manage people? These behaviors are so obviously dumb that you'd think managers would know. Not the case, however, as managers repeatedly make these same mistakes. Sometimes training is the answer, but come on please, most of these mistakes could be avoided if managers demonstrated a little common sense.
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Thought for the week: “I have yet to hear a man ask for advice on how to combine marriage and a career.”  ~ Gloria Steinem
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Earlier this week, I had the pleasure of being a guest on Nick Digilio’s show on WGN radio in Chicago. I had a great time discussing my most recent book and sharing my top tips on how to be successful during a job search.

If you’ll be interviewed on radio, television or by any other media reporters, don’t forget – I provide preparation help for these situations as part of my coaching services as well as preparation for important presentations, be they in front of investors, board of directors, at company-wide meetings or industry events. Email me if you’re looking for help. :-)
Want to make sure your resume gets you an interview and not just thrown into the recycle bin? Nick Digilio welcomes Lisa Quast, creator of Career Woman, Inc. and author of Secrets of a Hiring Manag...
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Applicant screening software may be all that’s standing in the way between you and a job interview. Need help? 

Jobscan scores your resume against any job description and reveals the keywords you should include. It’s a free-to-try tool to help you increase your interview chances in today’s job market.
Resume analyzer that scores how well your resume matches a job in two seconds
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I couldn’t stop laughing while I read this… 
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Ready to pull out your hair because your boss is driving you crazy? Here’s how to survive working for a micromanager…
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Career Tip Thursday: Find someone who is highly successful in the future job you’d like, then ask what it took for them to excel at their job.
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Your career doesn’t have to hit a dead end just because you work for a bad boss. Here’s how to overcome a manager who is disengaged from the everyday work… 
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Certified Career Coach & Business Consultant
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Business Consultant, Global Corporate Executive, Career Coach and Award Winning Career Development Author & Blogger
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I write about career topics, helping people maximize their potential.
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