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15 Ways You Can Use Work Breaks for More Than Just Using the Bathroom
By Amanda Griffin   |  Dated: 05-08-2017

Summary: Work breaks do not always have to be 30 minutes. Instead, they can be shorter, more frequent breaks that give your mind rest so that you can focus better on your work.

5 Critical Tips on How to Be Successful as an Introvert in the Workplace
By Amanda Griffin   |  Dated: 03-22-2017

Summary: Being quiet does not mean you are weak. It means you listen, prepare and take time to formulate your thoughts. Learn how to utilize these traits at work.

Top 20 Hound Career Advice Articles from 2016
By Sarah Garvey, Diversity Director - BCG Attorney Search   |  Dated: 01-11-2017

Summary: Here is a breakdown of the top 20 most-read, employee-focused Hound articles in 2016.

How to Shift into a Fulfilling Career in 4 Easy Steps
By Amanda Griffin   |  Dated: 12-22-2016

Summary: In four easy steps, you can transition into an exciting and satisfying job instead of dragging your feet each day to a job you hate.

4 Easy Ways to Improve Your Career
By Amanda Griffin   |  Dated: 11-02-2016

Summary: Give your career a boost by doing these four easy things.

12 Financial Moves You Should Make Before Age 30
By Amanda Griffin   |  Dated: 10-10-2016

Summary: Follow these tips to get your personal finances in order before the age of 30 and set yourself up for future success and financial peace of mind.

Turn Your Smartphone into a Productive Phone
By Amanda Griffin   |  Dated: 09-26-2016

Summary: Your phone addictions can be turned into something useful by using these apps to turn your time spent on your phone into something productive.

10 Things You Need to Stop Overanalyzing at Work Now
By Amanda Griffin   |  Dated: 09-12-2016

Summary: Stop stressing over these ten things at work that don’t matter. Instead, focus your time and efforts on the things that do matter.

5 Ways to Learn to Juggle Work and School like a Pro
By Amanda Griffin   |  Dated: 08-29-2016

Summary: Manage your time between work and school so that there is little to worry about during one of the most stressful times of your life.

Top 10 Soft Skills You Should Work on Developing
By Amanda Griffin   |  Dated: 08-01-2016

Summary: Soft skills are often overlooked when you are trying to improve your resume, but they are often what set you apart from other candidates with the same qualifications.

5 Ways to Make the Most Out of Your Day
By Amanda Griffin   |  Dated: 07-18-2016

Summary: Getting the most from your day with a good daily list will help you get more things done and stay sane at the same time.

7 Gmail Hacks That Will Make You a Pro
By Amanda Griffin   |  Dated: 06-28-2016

Summary: There are tips and apps that can make your Gmail experience better and more productive for you during your busy work days.

7 Tips to Help Introverts Be Outgoing
By Amanda Griffin   |  Dated: 06-13-2016

Summary: Introverts do not need to change who they are in order to be outgoing at the right times.

How to Handle a Heavy Workload Today
By Amanda Griffin   |  Dated: 06-06-2016

Summary: Learn how to tackle your heavy workload: you will either find a way to handle it or discover it is time to look for a new job.

Want to Be Happy at Work? You Need to Break These 10 Bad Habits
By Amanda Griffin   |  Dated: 05-24-2016

Summary: There are some work habits that need to be shown the door so that they stop interfering with your work performance and relationships.

Are You Doing One of These 7 Things That Make You Unlikeable at Work?
By Amanda Griffin   |  Dated: 05-16-2016

Summary: Being liked at work is important if you want to succeed. You may not realize that you are doing things each day that prevents this from happening.

7 Helpful Hints to Loosening Up
By Amanda Griffin   |  Dated: 05-09-2016

Summary: Releasing the pressure on ourselves to be more relaxed in our personal and professional relationships will translate into a peace of mind and success.

5 TED Talks to Motivate the Working Woman
By Amanda Griffin   |  Dated: 04-25-2016

Summary: Women that find themselves balancing a full work schedule on top of their home responsibilities often need to find a way to stay motivated.

Stop Wasting Time Online with These Four Tips
By Amanda Griffin   |  Dated: 03-25-2016

Summary: The amount of time we spend each day at work and on a computer is a lot for most people. In order to maximize that time, stay on track with these tips.

Four Tips on How to Tackle Your Personal Finances for Future Success
By Amanda Griffin   |  Dated: 03-16-2016

Summary: Living on a small income may make budgeting seem impossible, but with small steps, overcoming the fear of budgeting and finding financial freedom is easy.

8 Conversation Starters to Use at Networking Events
By Amanda Griffin   |  Dated: 03-09-2016

Summary: Use these examples of eight conversation starters at the next networking event you attend to make sure you get the most out of the event.

Organizational Tips from 7 Successful People
By Amanda Griffin   |  Dated: 03-03-2016

Summary: Organization is a tough skill to develop at first, but once you start living an organized personal and professional life, you will see greater success.

Use These 7 TED Talks to Help You Find Inspiration
By Amanda Griffin   |  Dated: 02-23-2016

Summary: Finding the motivation and innovation to get through a rough day at work can be straining, so let these TED talks inspire you.

Don’t Do These 12 Things If You Want to Be Mentally Strong
By Amanda Griffin   |  Dated: 02-15-2016

Summary: Being able to be mentally strong is important for achieving success. Follow these tips of things not to do if you want to be considered mentally strong.

Four Ways You Can Become Debt Free with the Spending Diet
By Amanda Griffin   |  Dated: 02-02-2016

Summary: The Spending Diet will help you cut back your expenses so that you can reach your financial goals faster and easier.

10 Investing Books That Will Help You Get Rich
By Amanda Griffin   |  Dated: 01-21-2016

Summary: Investing is the smartest way to start making extra money. Read one or all of these highly recommended books to know how and where to start investing.

Boost Your Willpower and Concentration Abilities
By Amanda Griffin   |  Dated: 01-12-2016

Summary: Here are nine ways you can work on your concentration and willpower so that you can get yourself refocused on the important tasks.

Hound's 20 Most Popular Career Advice Articles for 2015
By Sarah Garvey, Diversity Director - BCG Attorney Search   |  Dated: 12-31-2015

Summary: Check out this list of the top 20 most popular career advice articles in 2015 on Hound.

Being Happy in Your Career Is Important
By Amanda Griffin   |  Dated: 12-28-2015

Summary: Happiness comes from doing something we love, not from taking a job just because of a large paycheck. Find ways to make careers you are interested in work out.

Ten Celebrity Quotes to Boost Your Self-Confidence
By Amanda Griffin   |  Dated: 12-15-2015

Summary: Read these celebrity quotes on the good days to strengthen your self-confidence and on the bad days to rebuild your confidence so that you never give up.

Celebrate the Little Things to Stay Motivated
By Amanda Griffin   |  Dated: 12-02-2015

Summary: Not every day do you get a job promotion to get you excited about work, so take the time and effort to celebrate some of the smaller accomplishments in your career.

Ditch the Venting and Embrace Positive Thinking
By Amanda Griffin   |  Dated: 11-16-2015

Summary: Negative thinking only brings you down and ruins any chances for success, so switch your mindset to turn the negative aspects of a job into chances to learn.

Trust the Outcome and Let Go of Your Control
By Amanda Griffin   |  Dated: 11-09-2015

Summary: Work hard, but let things in your life play out the way they should instead of trying to force things to go your way.

Three Steps to Move Past Your Success Hangover
By Amanda Griffin   |  Dated: 10-28-2015

Summary: Fear will often quietly creep up on you after you enjoy a moment of success in your career, but it can be overcome with these simple steps.

Build Your Creativity by Watching These TV Shows
By Amanda Griffin   |  Dated: 10-19-2015

Summary: Get your creative juices flowing by watching these TV shows to find inspiration and ideas for projects at the office.

Boost Your Energy without Coffee in Five Ways
By Amanda Griffin   |  Dated: 10-12-2015

Summary: Caffeinated coffee can give us energy, but there are healthier ways to achieve that needed energy boost to get through the day.

Feng Shui Your Home to Gain Inner Peace in Your Life and Career
By Amanda Griffin   |  Dated: 10-05-2015

Summary: No matter how positive our workspace or personal mind may be, until our home achieves a level of peace and balance, staying positive will be impossible.

Financial Freedom Leads to a Happy and Successful Life
By Amanda Griffin   |  Dated: 09-28-2015

Summary: In order to gain control of your life, you have to first gain control of your finances.

Take Back Your Life with These Ten Tips to Help Beat Procrastination
By Amanda Griffin   |  Dated: 09-21-2015

Summary: Procrastination is a killer of productivity and success. It eats away at our ability to be an active member of society. Here are some tips to help you overcome this habit.

Four Ways You Can Make Time in Your Busy Schedule to Give Back
By Amanda Griffin   |  Dated: 09-14-2015

Summary: Look for ways around you that allow you to give back when you don’t have the time to commit hours to an organization.

Ten Awesome Podcasts That Invite Self-Improvement in Your Life and Career
By Amanda Griffin   |  Dated: 09-02-2015

Summary: With all of us living busy lives, we need simpler and faster ways to absorb information that can help inspire and educate us.

Improve Your Financial Future Through Investing
By Amanda Griffin   |  Dated: 08-24-2015

Summary: Smart investing can be possible and very beneficial to those that start early, even if you don’t have much to invest.

Six Ways to Change Your Life for the Better and Make Your Dreams Come True
By Amanda Griffin   |  Dated: 08-17-2015

Summary: In order to make our dreams come true, we have to imagine them and figure out what it is about our ideal life that we desire so badly.

Do You Want to Gain Extra Hours Each Day?
By Amanda Griffin   |  Dated: 08-03-2015

Summary: You can easily waste hours each day surfing the internet and watching TV. By eliminating those distractions, you can get a lot more accomplished.

Don’t Let These Four Habits Bring Your Self-Esteem Down
By Amanda Griffin   |  Dated: 07-27-2015

Summary: Have you ever sat down and thought about what some of your daily habits are? There are many habits that we each have that may be helping or hurting us.

Spring Clean Your Brain and Your Home
By Amanda Griffin   |  Dated: 07-20-2015

Summary: Get rid of the habits, thoughts, and clutter that prevent you from performing your best by throwing out the old to make room for the new.

6 Ways You Can Fulfill Your Quest for Personal Development
By Amanda Griffin   |  Dated: 07-13-2015

Summary: The technology of today gives anyone the ability to improve themselves and have the life they want, usually at no charge.

Surviving the Night Shift
By Amanda Griffin   |  Dated: 07-01-2015

Summary: The night shift has many positives, like building better relationships with coworkers and gaining more hands on experience.

5 Habits to Make You More Successful
By Amanda Griffin   |  Dated: 06-23-2015

Summary: In order to be more productive each day, we have to eliminate the bad habits that are not helping us move forward with our goals or careers.

Gain New Knowledge with Free Classes
By Amanda Griffin   |  Dated: 06-16-2015

Summary: An abundance of free online courses are at your fingertips. Take the opportunity to learn new skills to benefit your resume and yourself.

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