Tag: mistakes at work

  • Make Mistakes Work For You

    Make Mistakes Work For You

    Own the mistake and you'll earn colleagues' respect

    Admitting an error, correcting it, and not dwelling are ways to overcome mistakes. Continue Reading

  • 8 Qualities The Best Employees Have

    8 Qualities The Best Employees Have

    The best thing you can do to help you get a new job is to make yourself indispensable at your current position. It doesn't matter if you have a full-time job now. Whether you're employed in a traditional position, serving as a temporary worker or even volunteering while seeking your next full-time gig, keep the... Continue Reading

  • One Mistake That Keeps You From Building Strong Relationships

    One Mistake That Keeps You From Building Strong Relationships

    By Ben Drake Let me let you in on a little secret: Everything you do is judged by the people around you. Unfortunately, people tend to judge only what they choose to see. For example, if you're late to work, the automatic judgement might be that it's because you're irresponsible and can't manage your time.... Continue Reading

  • Made A Huge Mistake At Work? 5 Tips To Recover

    Made A Huge Mistake At Work? 5 Tips To Recover

    By Kelly Gurnett You've really done it this time. You blew the deadline on THE big project. You sent an email to the wrong person (the absolute worst person, actually) thanks to address auto-fill. You messed up the numbers on the end-of-year spreadsheet that goes directly to corporate. If you've ever made... Continue Reading

  • 5 Ways To Kill Your Chances Of A Promotion

    5 Ways To Kill Your Chances Of A Promotion

    By Donna Fuscaldo Everybody knows that showing up on time, being a team player and working hard are keys to advancing a career to become an invaluable employee, but there are some not-so-obvious career killers that can work against you. In today's feeble labor market, employees should steer clear of these... Continue Reading

  • 9 Fatal Mistakes Most Employed People Make Today

    9 Fatal Mistakes Most Employed People Make Today

    By Skip Freeman You are employed. You are extremely busy. In fact, you are harried, frazzled and often any semblance of a good work-life balance seems a very distant, almost quaint memory. Additionally, you have seen your colleagues downsized. You have either gone without pay raises or the ones you have... Continue Reading