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8 Signs Your Boss Is In Trouble and May Get Fired

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Whether you have a toxic boss or a great boss that genuinely cares about you, they’re ultimately held to performance standards that they need to achieve. And if they’re not hitting their metrics, or others in the organization feel like they aren’t leading or collaborating in the way that they’re expecting, then their job security may be in trouble. To that end, this...

Being Let Go vs. Being Fired: What’s the Difference?

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If you or someone that you know has lost a job, you may be familiar with the terms “being let go,” “being fired,” or maybe even something else entirely (for example, “being relieved from a job“).  And while the terms being let go vs. being fired sound like they mean the same thing, there are subtle difference between the two that can be confusing. To that...

Job Incumbent: What It Means

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You have likely come across the term job incumbent at some point during your career. But what does the term mean? What are examples of job incumbents? And how does it differ from other career terms? This article is going to unpack the term job incumbent and answer common questions around its meaning and usage. What is a Job Incumbent? At the simplest level, the term job incumbent means the person...

What Does Not Retained Mean?

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If you’ve been out applying for a different jobs, there’s a decent chance that you have come across the term “not retained” on a job application. And if you’re here reading this article, then you’re likely looking for a better understanding of what the term means. To that end, we’re going to define the term “not retained” in the context of a...

How Far is Too Far to Drive to Work?

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It seems as if nobody enjoys the commute into the office. It’s dead time in the day that you’re not able to use productively on your work, or enjoyably with your family or friends. So if you find yourself frustrated with you how long you’re spending driving to work,  or if you’re evaluating a new job offer and deciding how long you want to drive, this article is for...

Job No Longer Accepting Applications: What Does It Mean?

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You’re in the process of applying for jobs. You stumble upon a job description that you’re excited about on LinkedIn, Indeed, ZipRecruiter, or some other job site.  However, you see that a status on the listing that says “job no longer accepting applications.” You’re disappointed, but not quite sure what it means. To that end, this article is going to unpack...

Relieved From Job: What Does It Mean

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There is a variety of different terminology that describes losing your job. You could be fired, laid off, let go, relieved from your job, etc. And with all of that terminology out there, it can be confusing to know what they all mean. To that end this article is going to unpack the term “relieved from job” and describe what it means. Let’s get started. What Does “Relieved...

7 Signs Your Boss Wants to Promote You

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Getting a promotion is wonderful recognition for the hard work that we put into our careers. It’s a bump in salary and responsibility that acknowledges that we have done great work in our current role and are ready for the next challenge. If you’re working to achieve a promotion, and are working towards your next steps, this article review some of the most common signs your boss wants...

11 Signs Your Boss Wants You To Leave

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Struggling at work and not feeling like you have a great relationship with your boss is a tough place to be. Work is where we invest a lot of our time and energy and when things aren’t going well, it can really impact how you feel day to day.  But how do you know if you actually are struggling and if your boss wants you to leave? This article is going to review some of the most common...

7 Signs Your Boss Cares About You

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Whether we like it or not, our boss has a significant influence on the enjoyment of our job.  And the extent to which your boss actually cares about you as a person plays a major role in whether or not you have a good relationship with them. To that end, this article is going to unpack the most common signs your boss cares about you. Let’s get started. 1. They Ask About Your Personal...

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