Dressing for Success in the New Year

Dressing for Success in the New Year

We may be entering a new year, and while we herald in changes such as new technologies and trends, some things remain constant year-to-year, and how you dress for success in the workplace is one of them. While today's office environment is far more casual than...

Resolving to Go Back to School

Resolving to Go Back to School

In our article, Redefining Your Career in the New Year, we address how to plan for a career change. In outlining the process, one area we addressed was the potential need of further education, especially for those looking to shift careers completely. If you think...

Job Hunt Strategies for the New Year

Job Hunt Strategies for the New Year

As we look to the year ahead, this is a good time to review the job hunt strategies you employed last year. If you are still looking for a job, seeking a new opportunity, or want to make a career change, re-evaluating the strategies you used last year and how best to...

Redefining Your Career in the New Year

Redefining Your Career in the New Year

If you are like many people, you may be gearing up to make a New Year's resolution. This is a time of year when you, like countless others, are perhaps re-assessing some aspect of your life and setting goals for the year ahead. This may also be a time...

You are Your Brand

You are Your Brand

Branding plays a huge role in our consumer-based society. The perception you have of companies and the products you purchase tie directly back to how you perceive the brand. Many people only associate branding with large organizations - those that sell goods...

The Importance of Mentors

The Importance of Mentors

Job success is a combination of many factors, from your skill set and knowledge, to business acumen and how you interact with colleagues. One area that can also help with your career goals is having a mentor. Many people disregard the role mentoring can...

How to Deal with a Difficult Boss

How to Deal with a Difficult Boss

At some point in your career, you will probably be challenged with dealing with a difficult boss. This may leave you riddled with a sense of low self esteem, and you may bring this negativity home. Although dealing with a difficult boss can leave you feeling that you have no...

Don't Tweet Your Way Out of a Job – It's Easy

Don't Tweet Your Way Out of a Job – It's Easy

When it comes to social media, the old adage "what happens in Vegas, stays in Vegas" unfortunately does not apply. Social networks, like Twitter, can be a permanent record of your innermost thoughts, personal opinions – and in some cases, rants and raves...

National Disability Employment Awareness Month

National Disability Employment Awareness Month

With the unemployment rate holding steady in the 9 percent range, many Americans are having difficulty obtaining a job. The economy has been especially difficult for employment for disabled workers. A recent Bureau of Labor Statistics report sheds light on the plight...

Do You Have the Traits that Bosses Love?

Do You Have the Traits that Bosses Love?

When it comes to good employees, there is no one-size-fits-all definition. Great employees outshine others by doing what they do best: working hard and working well with others. But there are other characteristics that bosses love to find in their workers. Here are ten...

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