For Better or Worse: How Being Impatient Affects Your Career

By | March 29th, 2018|Career Advice|

“Patience is a virtue.” As most of us, you’ve likely heard this motto frequently throughout your life. Yet, while patience as a trait, is laudable, we are here to explore the various ways that this particular characteristic (and its polar opposite) can affect our career: [...]

Revisiting the Basics When Creating Your Personal Brand

By | March 22nd, 2018|Branding, Career Advice, Career Development, Dressing for success, Personal Branding, Social Media|

Anyone who has spent more than a moment in the executive business realm has likely encountered the term, “personal branding”.  Years ago, personal branding may have included little more than a well-designed business card. However, in today’s media-rich and increasingly personalized society, developing an effective [...]

Tips for Combating Ageism in Your Job Search

By | February 15th, 2018|Ageism in the Workplace, Career Advice, Job Search, Job Search Tips, Personal Branding, Workplace Issues|

A great majority of adults over the age of 50 will tell you, unequivocally, that ageism is alive and well in the workplace. However, it’s a battlefield often fraught with contradiction: You would think that a demonstrated aptitude or a highly credentialed background in your [...]

Guidelines for Accepting a Job Abroad

By | January 26th, 2018|Business Travel, Career Advice, Relocation|

Due to the increasing movement toward globalization, more and more Americans are accepting jobs abroad. Nevertheless, it is not a decision to be taken lightly. For instance, if you are considering a job in another country, it’s critical to ensure that the employer presents you [...]

4 Helpful Ways to Take Control of Your Email Inbox

By | January 19th, 2018|Career Advice, Productivity, Technology in the workplace|

According to a Workfront 2017-18 State of Enterprise Work Report, the typical U.S. worker has an average of approximately 199 unopened emails in their inbox; which poses the question:  How does this ultimately affect productivity? Providing the proper spam filters are applied, an over-abundance of [...]

Creative Professionals: How Can You Protect Your Ideas?

By | January 4th, 2018|Advice for creative workers, Career Advice, Innovation in the workplace|

Are you one of the many who make their living by coming up with new ideas? Whether you are in sales, advertising, design, public relations, or any field that requires a steady stream of original thought, you have probably noticed that your unique initiatives are [...]

Three Ways to Creatively Boost Your PR Strategy

By | December 29th, 2017|Branding, Business Marketing and Promotions, Career Advice, Promotions|

If you have found yourself aimlessly searching for new ideas to enhance your public relations tactics, it may be time to view your approach from an entirely new angle. Whether seeking to advance your own personal brand or that of your organization, it’s always important [...]

Six Ways to Make Your New Year’s Resolutions Stick

By | December 28th, 2017|Career Advice, Executive Advice|

New Year’s resolutions are often viewed with mixed enthusiasm, simply because people make so many grand intentions which frequently fall through. The old adage of the importance of habit regularly comes into play here. Yet, with this mind, what can one do to stay motivated [...]

Building Skills at Your Own Pace: Online Courses to Improve Your Career

By | December 16th, 2017|Business education, Career Advice, Online Courses|

Regardless of whether or not a course generates a paper document to hang on your wall, if it enhances your skills, it is undoubtedly worthwhile.  Some paid courses might give you a certificate of completion, for whatever that is worth, but you should know that [...]