Posts Categorized: Career Tips

Overcoming Fear at Work — and Making it Work for You

Because of the pace of change, and the rapid expansion of knowledge, navigating your way in the workplace has become a lot more difficult and a lot more uncertain.  There is always fear, mostly fear of making mistakes, fear of failing.  How can we combat this fear and get beyond it? In this new business… Read More »

The Importance of Updating Your Résumé, Even if You Have a Job

Even if you have a job now, if this recession has taught you anything it should be that “No job is forever.” Which means that you always should have an up-to-date résumé because One. Just. Never. Knows. Updating your résumé  means you’ll never have to scramble to put one together should a great opportunity pop… Read More »

How Our Mood Affects Our Workday

Some days just don’t start out well.  Maybe you oversleep.  Traffic is horrendous.  You spill that cup of hot coffee in your lap on your way to work.  The end result is you walk into the office not in the best of moods. What impact does all of this have on your day at work? … Read More »

Strategies for Impressing Your Boss and Advancing Your Career

Do you want a raise? Do you want to advance in your career? Good! Now get ready for some real work. Yes, impressing the boss — the right way — does take work on your part. Impressing your supervisor with empty flattery or agreeing with everything he or she says does little to impress and… Read More »

Networking Best Practices

We’ve all been there: at the business networking meeting, trying to speak with as many people as possible, trying not to look too “desperate” as we research new job opportunities, but feeling all the same as if our “secret” is out and believing everyone there pities us and sees the great “L” for “Loser!” stamped… Read More »

Creating a New Year’s Resolution for Your Career — and Following Through

It’s the last week of January. Did you make any New Year’s Resolutions? Whether you did or didn’t, why not make some resolutions for your career? Here are some suggestions: Why not make career planning a top priority? Yes, your family, making and keeping friends, eating right and exercising properly all are important. But your… Read More »

Do Your Employees Buy Into Your Corporate Goals?

Are your employees aware of your corporate goals for 2011? Do they understand what they are working towards and why? Have you gained buy-in from your team? If you answered no to any of the above questions, you’re not alone.  In fact, many businesses do a sub par job communicating corporate goals and objectives and… Read More »