• How Successful People Write Their Self-Reviews
    The dreaded self-review. Most of us don't look forward to this annual task, and with good reason. Culturally, we aren't used to talking about ourselves, and the line between arrogance and selling yourself short can feel awfully thin. However, with the right attitude and approach, you can turn wri...
  • Lift employee self-esteem, motivation, retention
    In the workplace, appreciation is a relatively inexpensive and self-sustaining performance and positivity boost.
  • 5 Skills You’ll Need To Be Promoted Into A Management Position
    It’s time for a change. Maybe you’ve been working for several years now, or maybe you’re completing your studies and are set to enter the workforce. Whatever your situation, you’ve surveyed the job market and decided that a management position will be your goal. To help you in your endeavors, her...
  • The Secret to Getting Past Your First Mistake at a New Job
    The good news is that there’s a secret to getting past your first mistake at a new job. If you do it right, you’ll come out looking like a professional despite the original embarrassment.
  • Why “Job Crafting” is the Future for American Workers
    Americans work more hours annually than any of their Western peers. Rather than a 4-day week, world-leading Advisory firm Edgecumbe suggests that Job Crafting may offer an answer to the wellbeing dilemma. Job Crafting describes the process in which workers take proactive steps to redesign and per...
  • The Value Of Giving Praise And How It Resonates
    Managers are always looking for cost-effective ways to improved productivity, performance, and office morale, yet genuine praise—one of the easiest, cheapest, and best ways to do both—is woefully underutilized. Praise is an incredibly valuable tool, and if used wisely, its value will resonate to ...
  • How To Get The Training You Need to Grow Your Career
    If you don’t want to be stuck in your current position forever, you’ll need to acquire training both on and off the job. But how do you do that when your schedule is already jam-packed, and your company doesn’t offer the on-the-job training you need? Here are some suggestions to help you get the ...
  • How to Answer: What Is Your Greatest Weakness?
    Some interview questions seem custom-made to trip you up. They interrupt your flow, feel invasive, or don’t speak toward your skills and abilities. Some of these questions are illegal, but this isn’t one of those. “What is your greatest weakness?” is just…awkward. Here's how best to answer,
  • 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”
  • Why It's OK To Fail

    Sometimes it's ok to fail. Learn why.
  • Pros and Cons of Working For Yourself
    There are a lot of advantages to self-employment, chief among them no meetings extolling the virtues of ink-toner management. But there are many disadvantages, too. Before you go all in, you need to weigh these benefits and downsides to see if self-employment is right for you. To help you out, we...
  • 5 Good Habits You Should Take On at Work
    We all want to excel at our jobs, but our modern environment makes it difficult to form good work habits. With so much going on, workdays can feel like a mad dash from start to finish, leaving little room for self-reflection or time to contemplate what can be done differently to improve. With thi...
  • Should I Halt My Job Search During Turbulent Times?
    Any job search will have its arduous moments. Those could be the hours submitting applications, self-doubt over your qualifications, or that perfect offer you came this close to landing.
  • Can I Excel at My Job, Enjoy a Social Life, and Get Enough Sleep?
    “Can I excel at my job, enjoy a social life, and get enough sleep?” We’ve all asked ourselves some version of this question, and our answers typically fall somewhere between a self-defeating no and derisive laughter at our own foolishness. But it doesn’t have to be this way. It is possible to exc...
  • 5 Times It’s Ok to Tell a White Lie in the Office
    Lying is wrong. It hurts others, it damages your reputation, it can be difficult to stop once you start, and it’s not great for your health. But white lies are different, right? Well, certain kinds actually can be. Like any community, an office can survive—and occasionally even profit from—a litt...
  • Your Boss Doesn’t Communicate with You—Now What?
    A good boss serves as a teacher, advocate, and wellspring of information. They don’t just tell you what to do; they help you grow and develop in your chosen career. Having a boss that doesn’t communicate with you isn’t just frustrating. It can be detrimental to your success. Do you have an unresp...
  • How to Be an Effective Leader and Ally at Work
    An ally is “any person that actively promotes and aspires to advance the culture of inclusion through intentional, positive, and conscious efforts that benefit people as a whole.
  • How to Make Your Part-Time Job a Full-Time Opportunity
    Ask just about anyone how to turn your part-time job into a full-time position and they’ll say something like “work hard,” “stand out,” or “go above and beyond.” Of course, all three of these suggestions are prudent, but they’re also pretty generic. Want some specific advice about how to go from ...
  • How to Answer: "Tell Me about Your Leadership Experience in the Workplace"
    When an interviewer asks you to tell her about your leadership experience, it’s important to have an answer ready. Here are some options you can use as a foundation to craft a response suited to you and your particular leadership experience.
  • Is Your Workforce Prepared To Think And Solve?
    merican jobs are moving away from “do and repeat” work to “think and solve.” The educate-to-delegate approach emphasizes asking the right questions, learning how to listen through a customer’s emotions, and making the right decisions given the facts and context.