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3 Ways Contract Work Assignments Can Advance Your Career

Whether you’re between jobs, looking for a more flexible work arrangement, or just testing the waters of something different, short-term, contract work assignments are a great way to advance your career. Contract work comes in all shapes and sizes. And for those professionals who embrace the opportunity, the reward is often much more than a […]

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How to Use a Staffing Company for a Contingent Workforce

With an everchanging business environment, it can be difficult for companies to keep up with production demands while still managing a workforce affected by current regulations caused by the COVID-19 pandemic. With the uncertainty and unknown aspects of the economic crisis, businesses may not be able to bring back a fully staffed team. This is […]

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Inauguration Day: Leadership Quotes from Past U.S. Presidents

After a long election year, Jan. 20, 2021, is upon us. Known as Inauguration Day in the U.S., this date represents the long-held tradition of the peaceful transition of presidential power in our constitutional republic. And to mark this momentous day, we’re sharing some of the best leadership quotes from past U.S. Presidents. Check out […]

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All About Perspective: Changing Your Focus

One of the biggest issues leaders face in an organization is hitting a plateau. Even after months of sales gains or a period of production increases, once growth starts to wane, it can be hard to not only understand why but also what to do next. That is why innovation has been one of the […]

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Practical Tips for New Leaders: Communication

This is a 12-part series. Successfully leading a team can be one of the most rewarding aspects of a professional’s career. However, addressing a diverse group effectively can be difficult for new leaders to adjust to. From open communication and recognition to delegation and empowerment to self-awareness and empathy, there are a plethora of leadership […]

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How to Create the Right Goals for the New Year

As the calendar turns to a new year, millions of business professionals create new personal and organizational goals to strive for during the next 12 months. However, though many pursue new goals, few actually achieve them. According to a study, 60% of people create resolutions for the new year, yet only 8% are successful in […]

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Question of the Month: What Leadership Topics Do You Want to Learn More About on Refresh Leadership in 2021?

Question of the Month: What Leadership Topics Do You Want to Learn More About on Refresh Leadership in 2021?

From leadership advice to workplace management tips to relevant employment articles, we strive to provide the best information to help you succeed. With that in mind, we want to know what topics are most important for you to learn more about on our site this year. Let us know by participating in our survey! (more…)

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Year in Review: Top Posts of 2020

With the new year in full swing, it’s time to look back at the top posts of 2020. From the Eisenhower Matrix to Enneagram of Personality to being a leader in times of uncertainty, this past year offered a wide range of topics and content. So, before we completely close the books on 2020, check […]

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Songs of the Season: Leadership Lessons from Holiday Favorites

Whether you’re Home for the Holidays or dreaming of a White Christmas, one thing is true during this time of year: it’s beginning to sound a lot like Christmas everywhere you go! And rightfully so—according to Statista, 85% of adults have at least a favorable view on holiday music, with 32% loving the tunes by […]

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TED Talk: How Reverse Mentorship Can Help Create Better Leaders

Focusing on diversity and inclusion within an organization is crucial to maintaining a healthy and supportive workforce. And while mentorship programs have always been thought of as a way to pass on wisdom from leaders to employees, executive coach and personal development advocate Patrice Gordon explains that the inverse can be just has helpful for […]

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