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Weekly Actuarial Career Advice: 24

Weekly Actuarial Career Advice: 24

  Every week, the Actuary.com Employment Blog brings you the top career articles with the best advice. See what’s trending this week:   Ten Good Reasons To Quit Your Job This article from Forbes’ career expert Liz Ryan reminds us that we’re never trapped in a job, regardless of how we feel. Need permission to quit your job? […]

Weekly Actuarial Career Advice: 23

Weekly Actuarial Career Advice: 23

Whether you’re quitting, job-hunting, or interviewing – this week’s top career articles have something in store for you! How to Turbocharge Your Productivity, According to a New York Times Reporter Who’s Literally Written Books on the Topic New York Times reporter Charles Duhigg reveals his strategy for being more productive, and how to use Disney’s […]

Weekly Actuarial Career Advice: 22

Weekly Actuarial Career Advice: 22

Every week, the Actuary.com Employment Blog brings you the top career articles with the best advice. See what’s trending this week: The Five Worst Reasons To Stay In A Lousy Job Don’t let these 5 reasons keep you in a job you hate! Learn why this excuses don’t actually hold up, and how you can break free. […]

Weekly Actuarial Career Advice: 21

Weekly Actuarial Career Advice: 21

  Every week, the Actuary.com Employment Blog reviews top career articles to help you soar professionally. This week, we turn our focus to termination and job-hunting.   Ask A Manager: I Was Fired For Taking Initiative (And Undermining My Manager) When does taking initiative turn into undermining your manager? This reader found out the hard way.   […]

Weekly Actuarial Career Advice: 20

Weekly Actuarial Career Advice: 20

  Every week, the Actuary.com Employment Blog brings you the top career articles with the best advice. This week, we take a look at job satisfaction, workplace politics, and more!   Ask A Manager: How Important Is Job Satisfaction, Really? A reader asks about the importance of liking your job.   My Boss Threatened Me With A Bad […]

Weekly Actuarial Career Advice: 19

Weekly Actuarial Career Advice: 19

  Every week, the Actuary.com Employment Blog brings you the top career articles with the best advice. See what’s trending this week:   Google’s April Fools’ Prank Backfires Google is famous for their annual April Fools’ Day jokes, but this year may have gone too far.   Can Leadership Skills Be Taught? Forbes Magazine’s Liz Ryan discusses […]

Weekly Actuarial Career Advice: 18

Weekly Actuarial Career Advice: 18

  Every week, the Actuary.com Employment Blog brings you the top career articles with the best advice. See what’s trending this week:     10 Tips for Standing Out on LinkedIn Get the most out of LinkedIn by following these simple steps.   Ask A Manager: I Was Laid Off And Now My Manager Wants My Help […]

Are Managers Obligated to Be a Reference?

Are Managers Obligated to Be a Reference?

As a manager, are you obligated to be a reference to a former employee? A letter-writers asks Ask A Manager’s Allison Green about the issue, and whether a small token of gratitude is required to former managers who act as references.

Weekly Actuarial Career Advice: 17

Weekly Actuarial Career Advice: 17

  Every week, the Actuary.com Employment Blog brings you the top career articles with the best advice. See what’s trending this week:   5 Secrets To Climbing The Career Ladder Learn how to move up within an organization with these 5 tips.   When Your Co-Worker Acts Like Your Boss How to handle a bossy co-worker without […]

Weekly Actuarial Career Advice: 16

Weekly Actuarial Career Advice: 16

From standing out from the pack when job-hunting, to learning to love your job, here are some of the top career articles shared this week! 10 Ways Employees Can Be More Proactive At Work Proactivity at the office can lighten your workload and alleviate workplace stress. Try these 4 ways to be more proactive at […]