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Employees seeking career success need ‘political knowledge’

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Steve Granger, PhD candidate at the Haskayne School of Business, has co-authored a paper which was recently published in the Journal of Occupational and Organizational Psychology. The paper was co-authored with Dr. Nick Turner, PhD, a professor at Haskayne, and …

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The START Formula | 5 Steps to Feeling Calm and Capable

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Entrepreneur, coach, and author Marie Forleo has dominated the world of small and internet business for over a decade. This fall, she published her second book called “Everything Is Figureoutable”—based on her talk for Oprah’s SuperSoul Sessions—in which …

By Nisha Kumar Kulkarni - Idealist Careers
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Canadian Centre for Occupational Health and Safety OSH Answers fact sheets

Canadian Centre for Occupational Health and Safety OSH Answers fact sheets

The Canadian Centre for Occupational Health and Safety provides answers to questions in two ways – through its online OSH Answers fact sheets, and through its person-to-person information service.

Presented in an easy-to-read question-and-answer format, OSH Answers covers an extensive …

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The Dos And Don’ts Of Managing Up

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As the phrase “managing up” has risen in popularity in recent years, it’s taken on a slew of definitions. Here’s a primer on the basics, along with some dos and don’ts.

What is managing up?

In a nutshell, most career …

By April Greene - Idealist Careers
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3 Ways to Build Up Your Emotional Intelligence

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So-called “soft skills” are often viewed as less vital and less challenging to acquire than “hard skills” like crunching data and engineering software. While hard skills are important, social-impact work hangs on relationships—which means soft skills are often the secret …

By Ashley Fontaine - Idealist Careers
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How Adaptability Pays Off at Work

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“The art of life is a constant readjustment to our surroundings,” wrote Japanese philosopher and artist Okakura Kakuzō at the turn of the 20th century. What he knew then—and what leaders and researchers are studying over 100 years later—is that …

By Liz Peintner - Idealist Careers
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How to Lead with Courage

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Countless films and books in modern culture have dramatized the critical role of courage in leadership positions. Courageous leaders are lauded for their ability to overcome risks, face their own fears, and achieve their goals against all odds.

But you …

By Liz Peintner - Idealist Careers
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Data Analysis Methods: An Overview

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Data is in and data is hot, because data is valuable. The big data revolution has demonstrated that the modern, interconnected world is brimming with data-based insights waiting to be revealed. That’s where data analysis methods come into play.

Whether …

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Data-Driven Design: What It Is and Why It Matters

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The process of creating a user-friendly product must be guided by information about what works and what doesn’t. Features that look good on paper may end up being impractical or confusing, preventing users from achieving their desired outcomes. That’s where …

By Dalia Goldberg - Springboard
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The Business Analytics Career Landscape in 2019

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In 2019, the career prospects for business analysts continue to be bright as more companies are increasing their investments in big data, business analytics, and AI to stay competitive as they build more data-driven organizations. Market research by International Data …

By Justin H. Fong - Springboard
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