• How to Answer: "How Do You Like to Be Managed?"
    Nothing is certain but death and taxes, according to Benjamin Franklin—but if he'd been around in the 21st century, he might have added the interview question "How do you like to be managed" to his list. After all, you’re almost guaranteed to be asked this question at some point during the interv...
  • Managing Emotions at the Office
    “If you can be self-aware enough to know the things that put you in that vulnerable state, you can be in a better place to manage it”
  • How To Manage Upward (If You Have A Bad Boss)
    One of the most common reasons people leave jobs is as a direct result of their manager. While you won’t always have the option of quitting, you can take matters into your own hands by managing upward.
  • 5 Unusual Traits Employees Want Their Managers to Have
    You want to be a good manager who brings out the best in your team, and you spend a lot of time considering each person’s skills, goals, and ambitions, but have you thought about what traits your employees want you to have—and whether or not you’ve developed those qualities? Everyone knows that t...
  • Seven strategies to deal with workplace burnout
    Even among the strongest workplace cultures, employees are struggling with burnout. It is such a contagious issue that it can sneak up in unexpected ways, no matter your prevention strategy. 
  • Top 5 Careers in the DMV and the Skills Required
    Have you ever thought about which careers are considered the best to have? This list will show you the top five careers in the Washington, D.C./Maryland/Virginia metro area (DMV) and the skills required for each.
  • Nightingale Award Winner - Viktoria Holley-Trimmer, JLR
    Six winners were honored during the inaugural Star Nurses celebration and were named Nightingale Award winners. We are proud to honor them. Congratulations to Viktoria Holley-Trimmer!
  • How to Make Sure Your Cover Letter is a Success
    To make your cover letter work for you, not against you, you will need to be savvy. A quick scan reveals whether applicants are serious about a position or simply blasting out their resume. Read on to learn more!
  • 5 Things Your Employees Aren’t Telling You
    Managing other people is hard, no matter the industry or field. And it doesn't matter how great your relationship is with your employees, the minute you have supervisory authority over someone else, a line is drawn in the sand—and you definitely won’t be getting the full story. Here are five thin...
  • Great Companies to Work for Share These 7 Traits
    Tired of being treated like just another cog in the machine—never getting the respect or recognition you deserve at work? Start here to see what traits make a company great to work for.
  • The Skills That Make a Great Teacher
    There are many reasons you may find yourself teaching, even if it isn’t in your background. Here are five skills that make great teachers—and that you may already possess.
  • Getting Inside the Minds of Millennials
    To effectively connect with Millennials—who will account for 75 percent of the workforce in just eight years—smart companies adjust their recruiting strategies to meet younger workers where they are. Here’s how.
  • How To Manage And Respond To Online Reviews
    The days when only plumbers and restauranteurs had to worry about online reviews are long gone. From Glassdoor to Indeed to Vault, online review sites allow employees to rate employers anonymously. But do job seekers use online reviews to determine if they will apply? Or are they simply a way for...
  • Making Your Mark as a New Employee While Working Remotely
    While remote working was already on the rise before COVID-19 threw the entire workforce into chaos, it has hit a new and unprecedented level of traction in recent months. Read on for a few ways to make your mark remotely.
  • How to Manage Joint Projects While Working Remotely
    COVID-19 has effectively ripped the bandage off the last remote work holdouts. If work from home, aka "WFH," is your new normal, you might wonder how you can work collaboratively and successfully complete projects with remote colleagues
  • Things You Should Be Asking Your Boss In Your 1:1
    After your boss says her piece in your one on one, don’t move toward the door. It’s your turn to ask questions.
  • How to Manage Someone Older than You
    Managing someone older than you are? Today's workplace is more diverse than ever before with people from as many as four or five different generations working together in one office. Learn how to navigate this tricky relationship.
  • 8 ways to improve employee engagement
    When employees are engaged in their work, they have passion, energy, and commitment. They bring their best to work every day, and they’ll go above and beyond for your organization.
  • 5 Ways to Diversify Your Skills While Staying in the Same Job
    Preparing for tomorrow’s job today means diversifying your skills, but when your current job revolves around the same old responsibilities, we often find ourselves leaning on what we already know. It can be tricky to find the time to learn new skills while juggling life’s demands, but it is possi...
  • The Best Way To Turn Down A Job Candidate
    Let's face it: turning down a candidate isn't the most pleasant task in the world. And increasingly, businesses avoid it. Job seekers used to joke about papering the walls with rejection letters but these days, the rejection letter, call, or email is facing extinction. It’s vital, though, to comm...