Career Transitions and Your Emotional Health: Understanding and Navigating the Effects

By | May 5th, 2018|Career Advice, Career Change, Career Development|

Career transitions are often an inevitable factor in the lives of most professionals. While there are those who may be lucky enough to embark upon their dream career on the virtual heels of their graduation commencements, the Bureau of Labor Statistics reports that the typical [...]

Successful Professionals Explain How to Create and Present a Case for Job Advancement

By | April 28th, 2018|Asking for a raise/promotion, Career Advice, Career Advice, Career Development, Employee Communications, Workplace Issues, Workplace issues|

Asking for a raise or promotion at work is often an intimidating experience, but it doesn’t necessarily need to be. According to Steve Pritchard, HR manager at Cuuver — a UK-based insurance comparison technology company — requesting any type of advancement proves that you have [...]

Adapting to Organizational Change on an Individual Level: How Employers Can Help

By | April 24th, 2018|Employee Communications, Employee Development, Executive Advice, Executive Leadership, Innovation in the workplace, Leadership Advice, Organizational Development, Productivity, Workplace Issues, Workplace issues|

Organizational Development is a necessary tactic for any company that wants to remain relevant and maintain growth in an ever-changing business world. By making the best use of their resources, companies can increase productivity, efficiency, and even their industry value. However, it is only through [...]

How Soft Skills in Business Impact Employability

By | March 29th, 2018|Career Advice, Career Development, Employee Communications|

The Skills You Need While it’s most likely you have heard the term “soft skills” mentioned in today’s job market, it’s quite possible you haven’t explored exactly all it encompasses. According to the Collins English Dictionary, soft skills are the “desirable qualities for certain forms of employment that [...]

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 [...]

Important Tips for Presenting Topics of Concern to Your Boss

By | February 15th, 2018|Emotional Intelligence, Employee Communications, Workplace Issues, Workplace issues|

Dealing with challenges and obstacles is often a daily reality of the workplace, from the small and mundane all the way up to the wildly unexpected. How they are handled, however, is what sets true professionals apart from the average worker. As a point of [...]

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 [...]

Didn’t Get the Job? How to Use the Experience to Your Advantage

By | December 9th, 2017|Career Advice, Career Development, Job Search, Job Search Tips|

We’ve all been there: You’ve put in the leg-work, followed up with all the right people, you even had a potential contact within the company pulling for you; and yet, you didn’t get the job. There are understandable levels of frustration present when you feel [...]

6 Tips for Explaining Your Technical Job to Non-Tech Individuals

By | November 27th, 2017|Career Development, Employee Communications, Technology|

If you are one of the approximate 7.3 million U.S. workers employed in the tech industry, you have likely been called upon to describe the details of your job to an individual who may not have the technical savvy or expertise to understand exactly what [...]

Informational Interviews: Understanding the Basics

By | October 18th, 2017|Career Advice, Career Development, Interviewing, Job Search Tips, Networking|

What is an informational interview? Also referred to as an “informational conversation”, an informational interview is a type of meeting where job seekers attempt to obtain guidance on their career of choice, industry, as well as the corporate culture of a potential future place of employment. Meanwhile, [...]