• How To Overcome Monday
    So is there a solution to the Monday scaries? Yes. While it might not be possible to embrace Mondays like a long-lost friend, there are ways to make the transition back into work a little easier.
  • Embracing Change In The Workplace
    Workplace change comes in many forms, from a new office software program to changes in job title, management or department. How well you adapt to these shifts depends on many factors, from your personality to how the change is introduced and managed. But whatever the change and how it arrives, th...
  • Creating A Resume To Stand Out From The Crowd
    Learn how you can stand out as exceptional among millions!
  • Are Cover Letters Still Relevant?
    A well-crafted cover letter is a golden opportunity to begin marketing yourself to the company. A cover letter also lets you introduce yourself on a more personal level, and that approach can make a difference.
  • How to Negotiate the Contract You Want before Starting a New Job
    By the time I get to the last round of interviews for a job I am usually so exhausted and convinced that they want someone else that negotiating a contract is not even on my radar. I can remember saying, “Yes,” before my last employer even finished her sentence about what my salary would be. I di...
  • How to Navigate Politics in the Workplace
    Most workers when asked will tell you they hate office politics. One poll of 169 employees found that 61 percent of people said they only reluctantly took part in office politics, while another 20 percent said they do their best to ignore office politics whenever they can.
  • How to Land a Job by Networking
    At times, searching for a job can seem harder than peaking Everest. Writing an exceptionally articulate cover letter, polishing your resume so that it demonstrates that you are the most outstanding employee in existence, and hoping when you click “submit” your resume actually reaches a human bein...
  • How to Be Assertive at Work without Being a Jerk
    Whether you’re a newly promoted boss, a project leader for the first time or just want to stand up for yourself with your own coworkers and boss—being assertive on the job can be tricky. You don’t want to find yourself in the next book about jerks in the workplace, but you don’t want to become th...
  • Dealing with a Lazy Boss
    If you report to a lazy boss, you know all too well that you need strategies to not only lower your blood pressure, but surefire methods to increase your ability to take charge of your own success.
  • Accepting a New Boss
    A major subtext of Shattered Glass, the film about a New Republic fabulist who made up or embellished stories, was the magazine staff’s unwillingness to accept a new editor after the firing of a beloved boss.... Don’t be that employee.
  • 5 Things to Know When You Search for Jobs in DC
    Washington, D.C., is a dynamic area to work in with plenty of opportunities. According to a spring 2015 survey conducted, Washington placed tenth in its top 25 cities for jobs. At that time there were 116,770 job openings in the District.
  • Surviving a Bad Boss
    Toxic. Bully. Saboteur. Insecure. Narcissistic. Micromanager. Jerk. If any or all of these sound like your boss, welcome to the club no one wants to join. Fellow club members can tell you how to survive a bad boss and win by landing a better gig with a good boss.
  • Managing Multiple Bosses and Teams Without Burning Out
    One of my favorite lines ever from a commencement speech was given by Bill Gates. He said, “If you think your teacher is tough, wait till you get a boss.”
  • How Do Frequent Job Changes Impact Your Chances With the Next Employer?
    There is a term in the working world called “job hopping.” It is used to describe employees who spend less than a few years with a company.
  • Why Building a Team of Quality Takes Time
    Businesses today are big on teams. But creating a so-called dream team can be a challenge for many organizations. When they don't work they can actually drain productivity and waste time, leaving those searching to discover the recipe for building the perfect team scratching their heads and wonde...
  • What to Do When You Feel Undervalued at Work
    If you aren't feeling recognized at work, don't walk storm around, grumpy and irritable. Take action and receive what you deserve.
  • Are You Seeking a Job or a Career?
    Finding a job focuses on short-term goals (with potential for long-term if the right choices are made), and a career is all about planning and following a specific path. Choices made now affect the direction you'll be taking tomorrow. It all depends on where you want to be.
  • The Value of Teaching My Team Everything I Know: Should I Fear I'm Training My Replacement?
    Dating back to ancient Rome, great thinkers have believed “while we teach, we learn.” Modern research has confirmed that. It’s easy to forget that when you find yourself leading a team of talented fire-breathers who could be gunning for your job one day. If you teach them everything you know, tha...
  • Things You Should Be Asking Your Boss In Your 1:1
    After your boss says her piece in your one on one, don’t move toward the door. It’s your turn to ask questions.
  • How Thin is the Line Between Management and Leadership?
    In today's fast-paced world, are leaders and managers as easily separated as they were in decades past? Has the line blurred? If so, what attributes can apply to both managers and leaders?