Career Success

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Friday, 1 Nov 2013, by

In today’s workplace, when the focus is on doing more with less, it’s easy to get caught up in the daily grind and lose sight of your career path. “There’s a tremendous pressure to work hard while keeping an overflowing plate,” says Jane Fang, blogging for the Daily Muse.

But that pressure doesn’t mean that the quality of your work should slip or that you should lose your goal of being the best you can be. “There are no excuses for mediocrity,” says Stacey Watt, MD, and author of The Swing Theory. Here’s how to shape, advance and revitalize your career:

Going Up?

Friday, 1 Nov 2013, by

If the last time you worked on perfecting your elevator pitch was when you were trying to land your current job, you may be missing out on valuable opportunities to expand your network. These 30-second speeches (roughly the length of an elevator ride) present the chance to succinctly but effectively convey who you are and what you do. Sparking the curiosity of your listener can lead to a lengthier conversation that lays the framework for a relationship. Down the line, such connections may benefit your career.

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