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3 Tips on Being More Successful at Work

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The University of Texas at Austin’s head coach, Tom Herman (@CoachTomHerman), famously says, “Nobody cares, work harder.”  If you’re a sports fan, you’ve probably heard this in one form or another. You don’t have to be an athlete or competitive to appreciate the sentiment of this statement’s

This sentiment can be left to some interpretation, but generally, I interpret this as, ‘what’s done is done, can’t change the past, and keep pushing forward to accomplish what needs to be done.’  It’s the same in any job, or even in a job search. Too often, it’s easier to point fingers, whine, complain, rationalize, or come up with some reason why it is the way it is.

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Be Mindful

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Customer Service is a mindset more so than a job title. I ask people all the time what sort of customer service experience they have and they all come at me with sixteen ways that they’ve interacted with customers. From answering questions, to cashing someone out, the intangible, “always on” type of answer rarely comes (which is what I’m always hoping to hear).

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Heat Stress

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Summer time is upon us. We wanted to share some workplace safety tips to ensure that everyone have a safe and enjoyable summer both at work and at play.

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Heat stress occurs when the body is unable to regulate itself by sweating and one’s core body temperature rises

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Safety Standard of Excellence

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The Beauty of an Interview

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 Eye of the Beholder

I don’t know who coined the phrase "Beauty is in the eye of the beholder," nor is it particularly relevant to this discussion. The point is you’ve heard that phrase a number of times in your lifetime, and it carries across from those admiring a number of situations – architecture, nature, watching kids play at a playground. It’s all relative.  The same can be said about your interview process.

I can’t tell you how many people think they’ve ‘aced’ an interview, when in reality, they over shot, or overestimated how well they did. I won’t go as far to call it arrogance, but there’s a fine line between being just confident

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