Take your Professional Success to the Next Level With Strong “People Skills”

Posted

It takes more than a great resumé to get your dream job. To be a successful candidate and team member, you have to be able to connect productively with the people you encounter on the job. This takes “people skills:” the ability to create and sustain effective relationships at work. Here are a couple of… Read more »

4 Tips For Feeling More Engaged At Work

Posted

It’s easy to complain about work. It may be too tedious or too stressful, you may work with challenging people, or you may not get the recognition you deserve. Finding a way to engage with the tasks and responsibilities of your job will help you enjoy yourself more at work–and make your performance perk up… Read more »

Make Your Organization A Magnet for Top Talent

Posted

IT continues to be one of the hottest areas of economic growth in the country, with CareerCast‘s annual survey identifying “data scientist” as the best job to have in 2016.  Organizations are competing with each other to hire the brightest and best professionals in the tech world. How can you position your company to attract… Read more »

Hunting the Unicorn of Work-Life Balance

Posted

work-life balance

As professional demands compete with the legitimate need for relationships, activities and rest outside of working hours, work-life balance seems impossible.  You want to perform at your professional best, but you see how stress is limiting your productivity and putting a strain on your personal life.  How can you manage to excel in your professional… Read more »

Three Simple Job Search Tips to Put Into Practice

Posted

If only job hunting could still be as simple as seeing a job posting in the classifieds, applying for the position, and starting your new employment endeavor. Job search today is more sophisticated , trickier, and highly competitive. You have to be imaginative, savvy and smart to be successful. Just responding to advertisements in the… Read more »

What Is A Personal Brand And Why Do You Need One?

Posted

In today’s competitive job market, you need to think of yourself as a brand. Personal branding is the practice of people marketing oneself and their careers as brands. Personal Branding is about identifying and then communicating what makes you unique and relevant and differentiated for your target audience, so that you can reach your career and/or business… Read more »

Three Tips on How to Avoid a Post-Vacation Slump

Posted

Summer is the time of year for vacations, barbecues, lazy days in the sun, and friendly gatherings.When you are fortunate enough to take time off from your current job, or if putting a temporary halt to your active jobs search, you want to come back to real life from vacation without losing your motivation and… Read more »

Five Tips to Choose the Best Job Reference

Posted

References serve as a powerful tool during the hiring process. Hiring managers often contact references to find out what a candidate can truly accomplish and what they’re like to work with. Having a great reference to back up your skills is imperative, but not everyone knows how they should go about getting one. Here are… Read more »

4 Good Reasons to Job Search in the Summertime

Posted

There is a false perception that companies cut back or stop hiring during the summertime months. In truth, companies are filling positions at the same pace during the warmest months of the year. Conducting a job search during the summer can be difficult. The biggest hazards for job seekers during the summertime is timing and… Read more »