• Will Coronavirus Change the Way We Work?
    Turbulent times bring radical change. The longer such times endure, the more habitual that change becomes. Likewise, how we react once the turbulence subsides depends largely on lessons learned and how we compensate for the crisis.
  • How to Get the Most Out of Industry Events
    Industry events are the business world’s equivalent of an amusement park vacation. They are pricey, time-consuming, and chockablock with crowds of people desperate to prove the experience isn’t a complete waste.
  • Top 5 Industries That Are Virtually Recession-Proof
    After years of consistent economic growth, we may be facing the downturn of another recession. In March 2020, more than 10 million Americans filed for unemployment
  • How to Increase Productivity While Working from Home
    Remote work has experienced more than 159% growth over the past 15 years, but many Americans are working from home exclusively for the first time due to COVID-19
  • Best Tips to Ace a Phone Interview
    So you spent multiple hours poring through employment listings, researching new companies, and submitting resumés with the hopes of landing the perfect new position
  • 4 Tips for Transitioning from Office Worker to Telecommuter
    You’ve spent years navigating challenges and disruptions at the office, but now you’re facing an entirely new set. You can make it gentler with some forethought and planning. Here are four tips for how to do that.
  • 6 Questions to Ask Yourself before You Write Your Performance Review
    The ability to accurately assess your personal strengths and weaknesses is not as simple as it seems, but it is an essential skill to develop.
  • What to Include in Your Resignation Letter
    Whether for personal reasons or professional advancement, you’ve decided to leave your job. You sat down with your supervisor, had a one-on-one chat, and proffered your notice.
  • 9 Things We Learned about 2019 Employment Trends
    From ground-breaking laws to a statistical tide that’s turning toward workers, 2019 has seen significant changes in the job market. Here are nine employment trends we believe are important, with many just now gathering steam as we head into 2020.
  • How to Cultivate Management Skills Before You Are a Manager
    Landing a management job without experience is unlikely. Employers want candidates with proven managerial skills supported by years of experience. But how do you get management experience if no one will hire you without it? Thankfully, you can cultivate management skills before becoming a manag...
  • Financial Terms Every Professional Needs to Know
    In a previous article, Duke Corporate Education professor Joe Perfetti shared why it is important to improve your knowledge of finance. As a follow-up, here is a short test so you can gauge whether your financial knowledge skills are adequate.
  • Are Millennials Choosing to Delay Finding Partners Due to Work?
    Millennials have delayed finding partners until much later than their parents. Is work responsible for millennials’ delayed partnerships? The answer is yes. And no. And also, it’s complicated.
  • 6 Signs You Need a Personal Health Day ASAP
    Taking a personal health day can help when you're overwhelmed at work. Here are six signs you need a personal health day and some suggestions for how to enjoy it.
  • Ask Yourself These 6 Questions Before Asking for a Raise
    Knowing when to ask for a raise can be a bit of a dilemma. Time it right, and your supervisor may see your request as a savvy, confident business decision. Time it poorly, however, and your supervisor may see your request as greedy, tone deaf, or even insulting. This can make things uncomfortable...
  • How to Answer: "What Should We Know about You That’s Not on Your Resume?"
    The hiring manager asks, “What should we know about you that’s not on your resume?” That’s when many a mind goes blank. Tricky? Yes. Impossible? Not if you’re prepared. Here's how.
  • 6 Secrets to Landing a New Job in the Summer
    Traditionally, the hiring process has been known to move at a snail's pace during the summer, but it's not entirely impossible to land a new job during this time. Whether you're getting ready to graduate college or make your move to a new location once the kids are on summer break, we have some s...
  • 3 Times Candidates Have Walked Out of Job Interviews (And What They Did Next)
    When a job interview devolves from awkward to disastrous, sometimes the best thing to do is walk out. You know you don’t want to work at a company where employees are harassed or made to feel like they’re unimportant. Here are incidents that prompted three job candidates to cut an interview short...
  • 5 Nontraditional Things It's OK to Negotiate In Your Job Offer
    You have one more potential hurdle to cross before you accept your job offer—negotiating your compensation package. Salary is clearly the big-ticket item people focus on. You shouldn't dismiss this figure, but keep in mind there are other valuable perks you can pursue. Here’s what you should be n...
  • 5 Things You Can Be Doing to Be a Better Coworker
    You probably spend more time with your coworkers than you think. While you can’t control how your coworkers work or behave, you can work to become a better coworker and build a collaborative work environment. Here's how.
  • 10 Surefire Ways to Turn Your Internship into a Job Offer
    Internships are the ideal way for students to gain professional experience and "try on" different work environments—but they're also an excellent way for employers to test out potential hires. If you want to turn your internship into a full-time position, follow these 10 tips.