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Name: Yun Siang Long Personal Website/Blog: www.career-success-for-newbies.com Bio: Long Yun Siang, or Long as he is popularly known, spent 16 years in three multinational ad agencies where he also trained people in the areas of career management. He has trained people in Malaysia, Singapore, Indonesia and Taiwan. What's your favorite career related quote? “Nothing in this world can take the place of persistence. Talent will not; nothing is more common than unsuccessful people with talent. Genius will not; unrewarded genius is almost a proverb. Education will not; the world is full of educated derelicts. Persistence and determination alone are omnipotent. The slogan "press on" has solved and always will solve the problems of the human race.” (Calvin Coolidge) What’s your favorite part about being a CAREEREALISM-Approved Career Expert? Being able to share my knowledge and experience so others may benefit. Articles written by this expert: Top 5 Habits to Achieve Entry Level Career Success How to Stay Motivated at Work 9 Obvious Ways to Get Promoted 5 Attitudes in the Workplace to Get You Ahead How to Stay Focused at Work 8 Ways to Deal with the Monday Blues 11 Great Employee Qualities: Do You Have Them? 8 Straightforward Tips for Moving Up the Corporate Ladder Dread Going to Work? How to Deal with the Feeling How to Prevent Procrastination Learn from Failure: How it Increases Your Chances of Succeeding 5 Simple Career Success Factors Achieve More: How to Get More Done in a Work Day Career Success Tip: The Zen Way Career Promotion Advice: How to Shine and Gain a Promotion You Want Take Small Steps: It’s Your Way to a Better Future Be Clear: Powering Through the Land of Soulless Work Be Productive: Start Your Day Early 5 Effective Work Habits for Fresh Graduates How to Be Happy and Stay Happy 6 Characteristics That Show Your Boss is Stupid How to Avoid Laziness at Work Improve Your Productivity: Attack Your ‘Hate To Do’ List ‘Should I Quit My Job?’ – 11 Critical Questions to Ask Yourself 7 Steps to Anger Management I Hate My Work, Should I Change Jobs? 7 Tips to Becoming a Leader at Work Top Reasons for Stress in the Workplace Career Advice for the Unemployed: Stress Less Career Success Formula: 9 Things Good Workers Believe How to Ask for a Raise Top 5 Mistakes People Make When Starting a New Job Valuable Career Advice for Any Professional 8 Things Graduates Should Know Before Joining the Workforce Balancing Your Work Life: What’s Your Ratio? 3 Easy Ways to Transition from College to Career Doing Things You Hate at Work: 5 Ways to Get Inspired Live Your Passion, Even When Things Get Tough How to Keep Your Job During a Recession Do You Have a Good Attitude at Work? 4 Steps to Break Your Job Hopping Habit 5 Steps for a Better Career 4 Wise Words to Keep You Motivated at Work 4 Steps to Feel Relaxed Before Work 5 Ways to Make More Time at the Office 7 Things to Keep in Mind While You Pursue Your Dreams 5 Ways To Have A Great Day At Work 6 Ways To Be Happy At Work
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