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Ariella is the Content Strategist and Career Coach for Work It Daily. She graduated from the University of New Hampshire with a B.A. in journalism. Follow her @AriellaCoombs or find her on Google+.

What To Do When You’re Being Groomed For A Job You Don’t Want

Are you being groomed for a job you DON’T want at your company? This happens all of the time. But how do you deal with it?

The Secret To Being Persuasive At Work (And Anywhere)

Being persuasive is a trait many people wish they had. But what’s the secret to being persuasive at work --- or ANYWHERE for that matter?

I Got Terminated For Breaking A Tooth – What?

Have you ever been terminated from a job for some outrageous reason (like breaking a tooth)? The truth is, something bigger is going on when this happens...

How To Bring Up Disagreements With Your Manager

Having disagreements with your manager isn’t easy, but there are a few steps you can take in order to make the most out of the situation…

Tricks For Managing A ‘Hobby Hustle’ When You Have A Full-Time Job

If you don’t know how to balance your your full-time job and your hobby hustle, you might get distracted and overwhelmed. Here are some tricks.

Should You Let Potential Employers Contact Your Current Employer?

What should you do if a potential employer asks to contact your current employer? Today, career experts J.T. O’Donnell and Dale Dauten share some advice...

Are You Making This Mistake With Your Message?

Whether you’re holding a presentation at work or selling yourself to a potential employer, you’re conveying a message. Are you making THIS mistake?

What’s ‘Managing Up’ And Why Should I Do It?

So, what’s “managing up” anyway? It’s one of the best things you can do for your career. Not only does it make your boss’s life easier, but it makes you a stand out employee.

Are Cover Letters Really Dead?

You’ve been told that cover letters are USELESS. “Recruiters don’t read them!” “Hiring managers throw them in the trash!” Well, that’s not entirely true...

I’ve Got Gaps In My Work History. What Do I Do?

Got gaps in your work history? How do you explain them to potential employers? Career experts J.T. O’Donnell and Dale Dauten answer the following question from a reader...