• Jen's Winding Path

    Jen's Winding Path from Professor to Communications Strategy Consultant.
  • Does Going Back to School Make Sense Mid-Career?
    Whether it’s to advance within your current profession or in anticipation of changing up your occupation altogether, going back to school can certainly help you succeed—but is it worth it when you’re already in the middle of your career?
  • Inter-Office Polls: When to Ask the Group and When to Go Solo
    Employees want to be asked for their opinions, but asking for feedback at the wrong time or without a plan for how to use it can be a recipe for disaster. Learn how to strategically incorporate employee input in your decision-making.
  • How to Translate Your Job Experience into Data Points
    Your job experience is impressive, but if your resume doesn’t tell your professional story in facts and figures, you’re missing a golden opportunity. Find out how to quantify your successes in a way that catches the hiring manager’s eye.
  • What My Fondness for Terry Cloth Is Really All About
    Sharing quirky pieces of ourselves gives others permission to feel more comfortable sharing who they are more fully and may open them up to being freer with their ideas. Read on to learn more!
  • Why Don't Happy Songs Exist About Work?
    Why is it that no happy songs exist about work? What does that say about work in society?
  • When to “Quiet Quit” and When to Jump Ship
    If you feel yourself coasting, it’s time to ask yourself some important questions about what kind of “quitting” you’re doing and where you want to end up…
  • Top Job Skills in the Metaverse
    Is your resume ready for the metaverse? Find out which employee skillsets are projected to be most in demand in a Web 3.0 world.
  • The Winding Path of Work
    The people who continue to advocate for staying in one place are in a very tiny minority, like those advocating on behalf of the health benefits of cigarettes.
  • Niche Players: How to Bump Your Skill Set into the Specialized Zone
    You want to develop a niche skill set, but you don’t know quite where to start. Here are some tips that will help you get where you want to be.
  • Custom Content by: The MIL Corporation (MIL)
    ISO: A Place to Grow, Learn, Lead, and Succeed
    CONTENT FROM MIL CORPORATION What if you had a job where leaders were invested in your success and ready to listen to your ideas even in the early days.
  • Choosing A Professional Reference 2.0
    My competitive nature shows up in the form of helping friends and colleagues get things like jobs.
  • What does workplace flexibility really mean?
    Work-life flexibility is not about finding balance. It means creating a culture where employees meet the demands of their personal lives while maintaining high levels of work performance.
  • How to Develop Stronger Work Relationships Remotely
    It’s official: Your office has gone remote, and in-person interactions are a thing of the past. But communication doesn’t have to be. Read on for some ideas to help strengthen your work relationships when everyone is on their own.
  • Is Finding Fulfilling Work Like Believing in Santa Claus?
    Doing the work to figure out the work you want, ensuring that your network understands your needs, developing an elevator pitch, and improving your resume are initiative-taking things to do.
  • What I Learned from a Childhood of Being Picked Last
    Popularity or charisma often beats ability. Being the most skilled person or the best leader of others does not ensure that you will be selected early for a team or picked to be captain. Read on to learn more!
  • How to Gracefully Approach Negotiation
    Learning the art of negotiation will have a positive impact on your life and help you excel in multiple areas of your career.
  • Does Work Have to be Your Passion?
    You’ve likely heard people say to “follow your passion” when searching for a job. But is that really necessary in order to build a successful career?
  • How Much Do You Really Need to Afford Inflation?
    With inflation in the U. S. recently soaring to the highest levels seen since November of 1981, it’s fair to say you’ll probably be needing to make some adjustments to your budget and beyond.
  • You Can't Fix Everything in Your Workplace
    There are narratives in our career culture that say a good employee “finds a way through.” They tend to make a person feel like a failure if they cannot resolve things by overworking. Read on to learn more!