• Little Known Tricks to Power through a Slow Week at Work
    We've all been there: the slow week at the office. Sometimes making it through 40 hours can seem like an eternity. A few simple tricks can help you power through slow weeks at work—and even feel productive and energized by 5 o'clock Friday.
  • How to Start a Career Conversation with Your Manager
    At some point in your career, you'll need to have a frank conversation with your manager about where your career is headed. This is generally a nerve-wracking discussion—not unlike asking a significant other if your relationship has a future—but with the right preparation, you can have a producti...
  • 5 Pieces of Career Advice You Didn’t Know You Needed
    Anyone searching for a job—or looking to revitalize a current one—will quickly realize career advice abounds, especially on the Internet. And while there are many outrageous tips you should ignore, it’s important to keep in mind that it’s sometimes worthwhile to think outside the box. Here are fi...
  • Always Asking Permission? Steps for Taking Initiative.
    At most jobs, especially corporate ones, it’s important to be able to know how to be assertive. But if you aren’t a natural go-getter, how do you go about becoming one? Taking initiative is vital to many aspects of a career—so whether you’re taking on new management responsibilities or looking fo...
  • Why Optimizing Your Resume Around Keywords is Important
    If you want to get recognized as a quality candidate, it’s important to optimize your resume around keywords. Here’s how to do so.
  • What Mom Didn’t Tell You about Job Interviews
    What mom didn’t tell you about job interviews: Here are some tips to keep in mind.
  • How to Keep Your Top Performers from Quitting
    Losing one top performer is tough, but if good people are consistently leaving your team, you already know you have a problem. To increase retention of your best performers, you'll want to take the time to focus on identifying any potential warning signs and/or shortcomings on your end. Once you'...
  • 10 (More) Questions to Ask at the End of an Interview to Stand Out
    You may think a job interview is all about your potential employer finding out about you. And granted, that is the way the majority of the interview is likely to go. However, most interviewers will provide the opportunity for you to ask questions as well. Here are 10 questions to ask to stand out...
  • Is Your Ego Hijacking Your Job Search?
    Bragging. Speaking over people. Talking down to others. These are signs that your ego is hijacking your interview, and if this sounds like you, keep reading, because your behavior could be costing you jobs.
  • How to Demonstrate 5 Intangible Qualities Hiring Managers are Looking for
    Are you currently considering a new career opportunity, or perhaps already preparing to interview for your dream job? If so, you’ve probably wondered what qualities the hiring manager is looking for and how you can demonstrate them effectively, in order to secure the position. Here five qualities...
  • Go From Being Tactical To Strategic In Your New Role With These Tips
    Starting a new job or stepping into a new role can seem intimidating at first — you’re expected to ramp up on new processes, projects and people while proving your worth. And while it’s easy to check a bunch of ad hoc tasks off your list, what will set you apart from your peers is the ability to ...
  • How Building a Personal Brand Can Land You Your Dream Job
    Experts warn you can't succeed in today's job market without a personal brand—and it's crucial to curate it carefully. But what exactly is a personal brand? How do you create one? Find out.
  • Dating Show Advice That’s Applicable to Your Job Search
    There are some lessons from dating shows that we would be wise to deploy in our pursuit of work. Here are a few that fit whether you are competing in the pursuit of work, or love!
  • Who You Are & What You Do: It’s All about the Intersections
    Intersections, especially the major ones, require a heightened amount of attention. As result these can have an outsized role in getting to your destination in the most direct way possible. 
  • DC's Tech Industry and COVID: Where Do Large Businesses Stand?
    After COVID-19 shut the country down last year, primary industries in D.C., such as tourism and hospitality, took a massive hit. The tech space industry leaders have been able to pivot and continue operations.
  • How to Always Have An Elevator Pitch Ready
    Imagine your potential employer is standing next to you in an elevator, and you have less than a minute to convince him he should hire you. Would you be prepared to sell yourself in 60 seconds or less? If your answer is “no” you may not even get a chance to get in on the ground floor. In today’s ...
  • What to Do When Your Boss is Leaving
    In today's job market, job-hopping is a common event. A 2017 survey by Namely suggests people remain at a job for, on average, less than two years. That being the case, people are used to the idea of coworkers coming and going, but what if the person departing is the boss? What do you do?
  • 5 Things You Say During Work That You Should Ditch ASAP
    We’ve all said things at work that we wish we could take back. However, you don’t have to say something scandalous for it to be damaging to your career or reputation. Some words or phrases have a way of creeping into your daily dialogue without you even realizing they’re harmful. Take a look at o...
  • Cracking the Job Code: Landing a Career in the U.S. Government
    Maybe you’ve heard through the grapevine that getting a federal job is too difficult, too competitive and too long of a process. Well, it’s time to put away your Grapes of Wrath, because my new government insider, Corliss Jackson, is about to share her secret recipe for federal job success.
  • Star Nurse Spotlights: Having patience, sincerity and more
    As a part of the recognition of the 2021 Star Nurses we will spotlight nurses through May 24th. Check back each week for more spotlights from our Star Nurses.