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Learning to Balance Your Perfectionism at Work

By Jaymie Pompeo
Contributor, Career Services

While presenting high quality work should always be your goal, perfectionists take it to an extreme that can be detrimental in the workplace. The amount of anxiety and stress from overanalyzing your efforts may contribute to producing low-quality work, missing deadlines, and may even hold you back, career-wise.

12 Fantastic Tools to Keep Your Productivity Level Up

By Megan Ritter

Staying productive in today’s digital age is challenging since data and information seems to be coming at us from all different angles. Most clever content marketers have already heard about or are already using Google Drive, Hootsuite, Trello and WordPress, but there are some other, lesser known online tools out there that are worthy of our consideration.

Conference Attendance: There’s More Than One Way to Measure ROI

By Brian Muys
Associate Vice President, Public Relations, APUS

In today’s prevailing budget-conscious business environment, it’s no small feat to maximize, let alone rationalize, your organization’s investment in sending you to an industry conference or trade show. Factor in travel expenses, coupled with diminished staff productivity due to time outside the office, and the declining trend in conference attendance over the last several years is easy to explain.

Are You a Time Micromanager or a Time Strategist?

By J. Mason
Online Career Tips Editor

The day starts when you step foot into your office building, and it ends when you put your computer to sleep around the 5 o’clock hour. For some, the eight hour work day isn’t enough, and for others it’s way too much. So, here’s the question you need to ask yourself…do you micromanage your time to stay busy, or do strategically play out your tasks and projects to be more productive?