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7 09, 2022

67 Is the New 62

2022-09-07T08:31:33-04:00Categories: General News, I Am I Can|Tags: , , , , , |0 Comments

Picture this, you’re 60 years young, going through the motions at your 9-5, and some recent graduate walks in with a starting salary $5k below what you have worked 20+ years to receive. You’re unfulfilled with your work as you likely have it down to a science, and you have yet to feel challenged in quite some time. Now, if you were in your 30s, it would be evident that a career change would be the right move for you, but you only have a couple more years to stick it out until retirement, right? Wrong. Though you may have [...]

3 05, 2022

How to Overcome First Day Jitters

2022-04-27T13:34:05-04:00Categories: Behind the Scenes, How To, I Am I Can, Motivation|Tags: , , , , , , |0 Comments

Picture this, you spend 1+ hours doing your hair and/or makeup, pick out the perfect outfit, and rehearse talking points in the mirror to prepare yourself. In this case, we’re not talking about your first school dance, we’re referencing your first day at a new job. You’re likely mentally and physically prepared, but once you step on the scene you may fold in the pressure. Or you may thrive in a new environment in which case you likely won’t benefit from this read. We’re here to help put your mind at ease with a few tips and tricks to make [...]

31 03, 2022

Promotion – Are You Afraid to Ask?

2022-03-17T15:45:53-04:00Categories: Awards and Recognition, Behind the Scenes, How To, I Am I Can, Motivation|Tags: , , , , |0 Comments

The word “promotion” is defined as the action of raising someone to a higher position or rank. For our purposes, a promotion consists of two key components, a title change which is accompanied by added responsibilities, as well as a salary increase, and if you are a living, breathing human then I can guarantee you have felt deserving of a promotion at one time or another. I can also imagine that you teetered on the line of asking for the promotion and may have ultimately decided against it. Know that the majority of us are inclined to play it safe [...]

1 03, 2022

Job Rejection

2022-03-01T11:21:21-05:00Categories: Behind the Scenes, I Am I Can, Motivation|Tags: , , , , , , , |0 Comments

It is said that on average 118 people apply for a single job and only about 17 candidates are called for an interview. That being said, it is important to have a game plan for job rejection so if you find yourself in this position, you are prepared. We’ve compiled a list of steps to take post job rejection which, believe it or not, start before the interview. […]

31 12, 2020

Overcoming Imposter Syndrome

2020-12-31T09:03:58-05:00Categories: I Am I Can, Job Efficiency, Motivation, Resources for Job Seekers|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , |0 Comments

You’re not sure how to start a project, so you put it off. Or, you’re afraid that an email doesn’t convey your message or level of competence so you delete it later. You compare yourself to your colleagues because you need to be the best, leading you to beat yourself down and dim your talent. If you’ve ever dealt with a situation like this or similar feelings, you may be in the same boat as up to 82% of working Americans. Imposter Syndrome can be a huge career hurdle for many. Any individual, whether it be entry-level, professional-level, or students, [...]

10 06, 2020

How to Develop an Anti-Racist Workplace, Be an Ally and Support Black Lives Matter

2020-06-11T08:22:02-04:00Categories: I Am I Can, In the Community|Tags: , , , , , , |0 Comments

As people, companies, employees, and employers are providing support and speaking out – we wanted to share even more resources on how to develop an anti-racist workplace, how to be an ally, and how to continue to support #blacklivesmatter. Check it out, below. […]

16 12, 2019

12 Must-Read Personal Development Books for 2020

2019-12-18T12:31:54-05:00Categories: I Am I Can, In the Community, Motivation, Uncategorized|Tags: , , , , , , , , , |0 Comments

If you’re looking to improve your quality of life, mindset, chances with success, or way of setting goals in 2020 – this one is for you. We put together a list of 12 personal development books; one for each month of the new year to help set you up for your best year, yet. Whether you want to add to your book collection (all amazon links are linked) or hit up your local library as you go – these are must-reads for 2020. […]

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