• 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 ...
  • How to Make a Great Impression at Career Fairs
    Career fairs are hands down one of the best ways to network when you’re looking for a new job. So how do you stand out from the crowd in a room full of people all looking for the same thing as you? Read on for tips on how to make a great first impression and score the coveted goal of career fairs...
  • How Do I Brand Myself within My Company?
    You got the job—congratulations! But unless you want to remain in an entry-level position long term, don’t relax. Now, you need to brand yourself so you stand out from your coworkers.
  • The Worst Networking Mistakes We've Seen
    Like any relationship, business networks need cultivation and care. Here are some of the worst networking mistakes we’ve seen and tips for avoiding them.
  • What Are You Working Toward? The Importance of Goal Setting
    Do you feel like you are just going through the motions, moving through your days on autopilot with no real sense of purpose or direction?
  • How To Build Excitement Around Your Brand
    The holidays are here and we are excited but are you as excited about your brand? It could be that you’ve been putting off investing time and resources into building an employer brand — that is, your organization’s mission, vision, values and culture. But it’s absolutely vital to know who you are...
  • What Do You Do If Your Interviewer Seems Unprepared?
    It’s not outside the realm of possibility—or even that unusual—to show up to an interview only to discover it’s the interviewer who’s unprepared. And let’s face it—all the preparation in the world isn’t going to help if the person asking the questions isn’t, well, asking good questions. Read on f...
  • 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.
  • What Is The Best Time Of Year To Apply For A Job?
    Now that the New Year has come and gone and you're cruising through your resolutions, if you’re like many people, finding a new job is one of the must-do's on your list. If you want to act while the iron's hot, it's helpful to know the ebbs and flows of when the best times of the year are to appl...
  • 10 Things You Should Know Before You Leave A Job Interview
    It’s happened to all of us: Consumed with preparing answers to every potential question, we don’t consider what we need to know before the interview’s close and lose a precious opportunity to gain valuable insight on a potential employer. But what should you ask? Fret not, we’ve made a list of th...
  • COVID Has Actually Made Networking Easier, But Only If You Do It Right
    Most people get one thing wrong when they are networking. They ask themselves “how can this person help me?” Instead of asking the person, “how can I help you?”
  • 2021 Nightingale Award Winner - Lt. Alainna Crotty, MSN, APRN, AGCNS-BC, NE-BC
    Six winners were honored during the 2021 Star Nurses celebration and were named Nightingale Award winners. We are proud to honor them. Congratulations to Lt. Alainna Crotty!
  • Nightingale Award Winner - Cherissa Jackson, RN
    Six winners were honored during the inaugural Star Nurses celebration and were named Nightingale Award winners. We are proud to honor them. Congratulations to Cherissa Jackson!
  • Your Guide To Heading Back To The Workforce After Years Of Absence
    Raising children, caring for a parent or downsized during a downturn—career breaks are becoming increasingly common. No matter the cause for your employment gap, there are steps you can take to smooth your re-entry. Here’s our advice.
  • Here’s how the recruitment race is changing
    In a world forever changed by a global pandemic, an effective employee recruitment and retention strategy is critical. Here are nine cutting-edge recruitment trends.
  • Know the difference between a career and a job
    A career is a job with time-based context, having both a sense of history and direction. Good careers have depth, meaning and purpose. “How many of you have a career?”
  • What to Consider When Setting Career Goals
    Everyday tasks at your job need to get done, it’s a just as important to have long-term career goals. What kind of process should you consider when thinking about the next five years or so of your career trajectory?
  • Make Virtual Happy Hours Effective for Networking
    Virtual happy hour networking events are growing in popularity as people seek to connect with new contacts and maintain rapport with existing colleagues while maintaining social distancing. The following are tips on effective networking in the virtual world.
  • How to Find the Right Mentor
    A mentor can be an invaluable person to have in your life. Read on for tips to help you find the right mentor for you.
  • 8 Signs You Are a Top Candidate After the Interview
    Waiting to find out whether you got the job is tough. But interviewers often send strong signals you’ve gotten the job before they give the official word.