Get more from performance reviews | Email becomes manageable with prioritizing | How to stand out on LinkedIn
April 12, 2018
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Getting Ahead
Get more from performance reviews
Reflect on your successes before your next performance review, Eileen Hoenigman Meyer writes. Express that you would like to add value to the company, and ask for feedback about your development.
Glassdoor (4/11) 
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Email becomes manageable with prioritizing
Email becomes manageable with prioritizing
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An overwhelmed email inbox is less stressful if you say "no" to requests that don't align with your priorities, writes Dorie Clark. "Recognizing the downstream consequences and impact on one's time is essential when evaluating your decision," she writes.
Harvard Business Review online (tiered subscription model) (4/9) 
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Making the Connection
How to stand out on LinkedIn
Your LinkedIn profile should feature a professional photo and a summary that highlights your experience, ambitions and personality, writes Blair Decembrele. Enhance your profile with mentions of volunteer work and other activities outside of your job.
Business Insider (4/11) 
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You can improve a sour relationship with a co-worker
If you're having a conflict with a colleague, confront the situation maturely and keep your emotions in check, Gwen Moran writes. Demonstrate empathy by working to understand the other person's point of view.
FastCoDesign (4/11) 
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The Landscape
Workplace council at CBS News to hear employee concerns
CBS News executive Karen Raffensperger will lead a workplace council that will hear employee concerns and reports about problems such as sexual harassment. The council's formation comes after eight women accused Charlie Rose of sexual harassment.
The Washington Post (tiered subscription model) (4/10) 
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Your Next Challenge
It's possible to recover from a job application mistake
Don't panic if you made a mistake during the hiring process, such as sending an incorrect document or misspelling someone's name, says talent acquisition specialist Amanda Corrado. Find out who to contact to correct the error, and acknowledge that mistakes happen.
The Muse (4/10) 
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The Water Cooler
Dutch residents glad to see end of "singing road"
Dutch officials have closed a road installed with rumble strips that play a tune to alert drivers who are veering off the road. Residents complained the strips were annoying.
BBC (4/11),  Reuters (4/11) 
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