Category Archives: Corporate Researchers

8 reasons why opportunity never knocks on your door


You’re a hard worker. You stay late at the office and never complain. You’re your boss’ go-to person on big projects and you never let her down. You’re always taking on extra responsibility even when your plate is spilling over. … Continue reading

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Top 10 tips for repairing your credibility

Has your credibility rating taken a hit lately? If you’re honest, you might have to admit to a slip-up or two. Perhaps you were late more times than you would like to admit, you missed several deadlines or you told … Continue reading

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Effective employee feedback is neither a sandwich nor a seagull

Editor’s note: Kevin Higgins is the CEO of Fusion Learning Inc., a New York sales training company. He is also the author of Engage Me: Strategies From The Sales Effectiveness Source. Managers recognize that their teams need feedback to improve … Continue reading

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5 tips for managing dueling staffers

Editor’s note: Barbara Jaurequi is a licensed marriage and family therapist, a nationally certified master addiction counselor and author of A.C.E.S. – Adult-Child Entitlement Syndrome. Child psychiatrist David Levy introduced the term “sibling rivalry” in 1941. Self-explanatory in its terminology, … Continue reading

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How to understand and adapt to different communication styles

Editor’s note: Ted Gorski is a Professional Certified Coach and president of Get Your Edge LLC, a Bedford, N.H., coaching and training firm. In today’s corporate world, leaders need excellent communication skills. Many are being asked to do more with … Continue reading

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Seven tips for boosting your work cred when winter weather hits

If we’re honest, most of us love a good snow day. Especially for folks who grew up in cold climates but who now live in cities with milder weather, dire forecasts and gathering cloud cover take us back to those … Continue reading

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It’s all about me: Do narcissists make good managers?

Does your boss lack empathy or have a “grandiose sense of self-importance”? If so they may be a narcissist and new research reported in Personnel Psychology explores the risks, and benefits, of having one as your manager. From an employers’ … Continue reading

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17 LinkedIn profile must-haves

Editor’s note: Neal Schaffer is the author of Maximize Your Social: A One-Stop Guide to Building a Social Media Strategy for Marketing and Business Success. If you’ve been in today’s job market for more than five minutes, you know that … Continue reading

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3 tips for constructive confrontation in the workplace

Editor’s note: Tomás Garza is a conflict resolution and personal development expert. For more information visit www.garzainitiative.com. To successfully navigate workplace conflict, managers must be able to confront team members in a positive, productive manner. Whatever the situation, whether two … Continue reading

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Are young grads uninterested in MR careers?

Editor’s note: This content from Fringe Factory originally appeared in a December 12, 2013, post on www.baqmar.eu (The Belgian Association for Quantitative and Qualitative Marketing Research), titled “Fringe report: Is market research really a career?” The full report is available … Continue reading

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