Sun, 23 Apr 2017 13:00:00 -0400If you knew you could have the inside track to your dream job, would you jump at it? A new tool allows you to connect with an advocate at the company you are interested in, giving you a hiring advantage.
Sun, 23 Apr 2017 10:02:00 -0400Here are the highlights from my recent interview with Andy Molinsky, a professor of organizational behavior and psychology at Brandeis University and the author of Reach: A New Strategy to Help You Step Outside Your Comfort Zone, Rise to the Challenge, and Build Confidence.
Sun, 23 Apr 2017 09:45:00 -0400Can books buy happiness?
Sun, 23 Apr 2017 09:44:00 -0400Salary expectations among college seniors are way off base with what employers are willing to pay, meaning there are going to be some seriously disappointed graduates this summer.
Sun, 23 Apr 2017 08:00:00 -0400Here's some useful and realistic advice for anyone who is thinking about driving for Uber or Lyft either full-time or part-time
Sun, 23 Apr 2017 07:00:00 -0400Most business professionals should strive for “TED like” presentations.
Sun, 23 Apr 2017 05:40:00 -0400The magnitude of closed thinking by individuals and organizations is on the rise. It's time for open thinking to reappear.
Sat, 22 Apr 2017 18:51:00 -0400After creating the cupcakes craze, Sprinkles founder Candace Nelson turns to pizza
Sat, 22 Apr 2017 12:34:00 -0400Harper got a call from a recruiter, Carmen, who asked Harper for last year's W-2. Is that an appropriate request?
Sat, 22 Apr 2017 12:00:00 -0400Here are ten obnoxious job interview questions that signal "You don't want this job!"
Sat, 22 Apr 2017 11:28:00 -0400Chris has been making the same interview mistake that 90% of job seekers make -- here's how to avoid it, and turn the interviewer into a high-voltage conversation that no one could forget!
Fri, 21 Apr 2017 18:37:00 -0400Managing is much harder than most people think. HR software company HighGround surveyed 525 managers and 525 employees, and it found an improvement opportunity that 57% of managers miss.
Fri, 21 Apr 2017 14:50:00 -0400Many thousands of professionals want a promotion and raise, but can't explain or justify clearly why they deserve it.
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Although the majority of millennials see themselves as leaders, a smaller percentage actually hold leadership roles. Haven't been promoted? It could be due to one of these six reasons.
Working longer hours can actual devalue your work, it shows you can do twice the work for a lower salary. The hardest working employees may not be rewarded with a promotion, but with more work at the same pay.
If you pretend like you know everything, people will think that you don't want to learn. People appreciate when you show interest.
Your boss will admire you if you stand up for yourself and stand behind your opinion. Employees who are agreeable tend to receive fewer promotions.
You aren't proficient in the skills your employer is looking for, like written and oral communication skills. Request training in areas that need attention.
You may think that constantly checking in with your supervisor is conscientious. but it comes across as clingy and hints at underlying insecurity. Make sure you communicate when you need to and know how frequently you should check in.
If you don't have a mentor, you may not be sure of exactly what to do or where to go next when determining your career path. Getting guidance from others can help point you in the right direction.
Fri, 21 Apr 2017 14:45:00 -0400To find some examples of companies that are allowing their people to efficiently and enjoyably juggle their professional lives and everything else, we looked to a list of companies whose employees rate them highly in the category, compiled by Indeed.com.
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These ten companies scored the highest in ratings by users of Indeed.com, a massive online job search platform. To compile the roster, Indeed calculated the weighted average work/life balance ratings average for the 1,000 companies with most ratings between April2015 and March 2017.
Fri, 21 Apr 2017 14:22:00 -0400Carson was discouraged after talking with a recruiter who didn't seem to value Carson's time or talents. Here are 10 things no professional recruiter would ever do. Be sure to keep your standards high in deciding which recruiters to work with on your job search!
Fri, 21 Apr 2017 13:27:00 -0400Regina is going crazy because her co-worker Samantha doesn't know how to do her job -- so she constantly asks Regina to do her job for her! How can Regina get out of this situation without saying outright "I'm tired of doing your job for you?"
Fri, 21 Apr 2017 12:58:00 -0400LinkedIn's new feature makes it much easier for stealth job seekers to learn about new job opportunities -- and who can afford not to keep one eye on the job market?
Fri, 21 Apr 2017 12:44:00 -0400How can I begin to train and exercise my mind to think like a consultant at a top level firm? This question was originally answered on Quora by Bernie Klinder.
Fri, 21 Apr 2017 10:47:00 -0400You see the way other people are able to parlay connections into opportunities and you wonder why that isn’t happening for you. If you have a feeling there's something you're missing, here are the four mistakes that could be responsible for sinking your networking ship.
Fri, 21 Apr 2017 09:48:00 -0400If you're wondering what it means to be successful in your career, these are the exact questions to ask yourself. Here's how to shed some of your uncertainty.
Fri, 21 Apr 2017 09:33:00 -0400There is no magic bullet to landing your first full-time job. It will result from a combination of effort and a variety of job search activities. Here are 10 ideas:
Fri, 21 Apr 2017 09:27:00 -0400You gotta love a CEO who says about her customers, "We feel that people are innately talented, creative and have their own unique tastes and opinions."
Fri, 21 Apr 2017 09:00:00 -0400An agile mindset is crucial no matter what your role.
Fri, 21 Apr 2017 09:00:00 -0400Your schedule is your business. Here’s a sneak peak into how one professional controls her schedule.
Fri, 21 Apr 2017 08:30:00 -0400Keeping track of the people you need in your network is easier than you think.
Fri, 21 Apr 2017 08:00:00 -0400That ping pong table isn't doing much to engage employees. But here's what will.
Fri, 21 Apr 2017 07:30:00 -0400Developing a solid relationship with time is crucial not just to meet goals but to actively grow your business.
Fri, 21 Apr 2017 07:00:00 -0400Positive energy is infectious. Spread it around and live by example.