• 5 Sales Skills Hiring Managers Struggle to Find?
    Being a good salesperson takes a lot of work and a unique set of skills. Do you have the traits that hiring managers struggle to find in the sales field? Read on to find out.
  • Retail Industry and COVID: What is The Jobs Outlook Large Businesses?
    The retail industry plays a significant role in the D.C. area economy. Let us take a look at how the big retail players in the D.C. area have performed before and during the pandemic!!!
  • How to Make Sure Your Boss Knows Your Accomplishments
    If every win and achievement takes place in a void where your manager never hears about it, your efforts won’t be taken into account when it comes time for a raise or promotion. Here are the steps you need to take to make sure your boss is aware of what you’re accomplishing for the company.
  • Future of the Retail Industry: How Retail Workers Can Prepare
    Retail workers experienced a very difficult 2020. As the doors of non-essential retailers shuttered, workers in this sector had no choice but to go home. Let's look at the impact of COVID-19 on this industry!
  • Creating an Achievement Oriented Resume
    Many applicants think of a resume as a list of all the positions they’ve ever held from that first fast food restaurant job to their current role. What this tells a hiring manager: you warmed a chair. To really sell yourself and win in an interview, show what you've accomplished by crafting an ac...
  • We Are All Salespeople
    People who work in sales have a pretty bad reputation in our culture. However, few skills matter more in work, and it is even more important when you work has a social impact.  
  • How to Answer: “Tell Me About Yourself”
    It seems like such a simple question, but “tell me about yourself” is notorious for wrecking many interviewees’ chances to make positive first impressions. Turns out there’s a simple formula, and we’ve got you covered.
  • 7 Retail Management Skills Hiring Managers Struggle to Find?
    So, you want to be a retail manager? You are going to need these seven skills if you want to be successful.
  • Is your workplace making a valuable training investment?
    Employee training and development is a smart investment, and for good reasons. But it is essential to provide professional development opportunities to veteran employees, too. Read on to learn more!
  • D.C.’s Construction Industry and COVID: Where Do Residential Builders Stand?
    Let us take a look at how the D.C. region's residential construction sector performed before, during, and what it will likely look like after the COVID-19 pandemic is over.
  • D.C.'s Real Estate Jobs and COVID: Where Does the Commercial Market Stand?
    Let us take a look at how the D.C. region's CRE sub-sector performed before, during, and what it will likely look like after the COVID-19 pandemic is over.
  • 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.
  • Offering Flexible Work Schedules
    In many organizations, flexible work schedules are becoming the norm. While it may seem, on the surface, that the advantages of flextime rest primarily with the employee, that is simply not true. Employers are now realizing that flextime offers them numerous benefits as well.
  • The Impact of COVID on Career Opportunities in Small Arts and Heritage Organizations
    Small businesses in D.C.’s arts and heritage sector have long been major drivers of the capital’s tourism and revenues. Let's look at the impact of COVID on this industry.
  • How to Use an Education Degree Outside of Teaching
    What if you have an education degree and you don't want to teach? What other options are out there for you? The good news is that the answer is: a lot!
  • Best Jobs with No College Education
    When discussing job opportunities, our culture focuses on the bachelor’s degree. We have gathered five of the best jobs that require no college education. Click to see what they are....
  • How to Organize Your To-Dos Before the New Year
    It's easy to slack off in December, particularly if you're one of those poor souls who used up their PTO by March. When everyone is out of the office and the breakroom is filled with leftover sugar cookies, it's tempting to shop holiday sales and rewatch Netflix Christmas movies on your phone. Be...
  • How to Make Irrelevant Experience Relevant During Your Job Search
    You may be worried that including irrelevant work experience on your resume could hurt your chances of landing your dream job. Then again, leaving that experience out could create gaps in your timeline. How do you solve this dilemma?
  • 5 Things You Can Be Doing Right Now For Your Next Promotion
    “You deserve a raise.” “You deserve a promotion.” Hearing your boss say those magic words is different from repeating the phrase to yourself as you drive to work. Fortunately there are steps you can take right now to increase your chances. These are them.
  • Guide to Navigating Writing Samples During Your Job Search
    Even if writing will not be a major part of your job description, your potential employer may want to see a few writing samples in order to gauge your attention to detail, and your level of professionalism. If you don’t have writing samples to show, you can always create them. Just make sure you ...