Sep 21 2015

By Dr Paul White, Many employees (including supervisors, mid-level managers, and even executives) report they work for toxic leaders — that is, someone who is mean, demanding, and unpredictable; someone who will use unscrupulous tactics to get what they want. A toxic leader is damaging to the health of those around them, both emotionally and physically. Here are some of the foundational traits of toxic bosses that are helpful to know: 1. View Details

Sep 18 2015

By Allison Vannest, If you’ve been dragging your feet on the job search or putting off taking the first step on a new career path, you might be surprised to discover the underlying reason for your procrastination. Procrastinators come from all walks of life and invent all kinds of excuses for their behavior. Some of us say we enjoy the thrill of beating a deadline, while others claim to work better under pressure. View Details

Sep 17 2015

By Kazim Ladimeji, If you take time to prepare and choose your potential employers well, you should perform competently or even exceptionally at an interview. But, we are humans, not machines. Every now and again, something will go wrong, and you’ll underperform — or perhaps totally bomb – at an interview. View Details

Sep 9 2015

By Dan Levine, The title of this article is an iconic line from the 1992 cult drama classic,Glengarry Glen Ross. The line was brilliantly delivered by Alec Baldwin’s character, a “motivational” sales leader. So since you do call yourself a salesperson, PROVE IT! I see hundreds of salespeople’s resumes in any given month. What amazes me is that most salespeople have no idea how to write one. View Details

Aug 27 2015

By Anne Marie Cooley, It’s not surprising that first-time managers encounter numerous obstacles to their success. Recent polls have shown that 50% of managers have received NO training before they started their job as a manager. This is a source of many of the obstacles that first-time managers encounter. Here are five obstacles to overcome as a first-time manager: 1. View Details

Aug 26 2015

By Career Savvy, Your working environment can have a significant impact on your state of mind, which is why it’s so important to ensure you have a high level of job satisfaction. If you feel yours is relatively low, there are steps you can take to improve your situation and make sure you’re getting the most out of your career. Here are our suggestions on how to achieve the maximum level of job satisfaction. 1. View Details

Aug 19 2015

By Peggy McKee, For some, the job interview question ‘What makes you unique? ’ can stop you in your tracks. You know you have the qualifications and the skills to do the job, but how are you supposed to know how you’re different than anyone else? The answer is: you don’t have to know, and you don’t have to be Superman to deliver a job-winning answer to this question. View Details

Aug 18 2015

By Glenn Laumeister, You may not immediately see a connection between job searching and online dating, but the two have more in common than you know. For example, in both instances, you have to share details about yourself with strangers — and you have to wonder if you really have an accurate representation of your new acquaintance. View Details

Aug 13 2015

By Keith Eades, he first half of the year is now behind us. For those of you who are on track to achieve your annual goal, congratulations. For those of you who need to play catch-up in the second half of the year, do not despair – you can still make this a successful year. First, realize that despite some geopolitical instability, most of the world’s economies are growing. View Details

Aug 6 2015

By Sean Gordon,  Contrary to Forrester’s predictions that 1 million B2B salespeople will become obsolete by 2020, I believe that B2B salespeople are going to become more important than ever. Although it’s undeniable that digitally enabled selling models and technologies are impacting the B2B sales space, there are some aspects of selling that machines just can’t replace. View Details

Aug 5 2015

By Kazim Ladimeji, Some people come back from their vacations feeling energized, refreshed, and raring to go — but, as it turns out, these people are the fortunate few.  The reality is that within three days of their returns, more than half of employees feel their stress levels are as a high as ever — as if they had never even been on vacation. View Details

Aug 4 2015

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Jul 30 2015

By Heather Foley, It’s all very well and good when people say that vacations are critical. For you, however, you may feel that this statement may not apply. Perhaps you’ve recently been promoted and need to prove yourself. Perhaps you’re working on a major project. Perhaps you’re the business owner, and you feel you need to be in the office. View Details

Jul 28 2015

By Victoria Crispo, So you stumble across a job that sounds interesting…what do you pay attention to? If you’re like most job seekers, you might skip straight to the qualifications to see if you’re qualified, skim the rest of the document, then send in your application, right? Well, if you do this, you’re likely missing out on clues that can help you craft a stand-out resume. View Details

Jul 27 2015

By Ammiel Garrido, Having a great resume will help you get noticed by an employer, but this won’t be enough to get you hired. Whether you like it or not, most of the time the job doesn’t really go to the best candidate, but to the one the employer likes best. This might seem unfair, but it’s the truth; it’s about looking for the right chemistry. View Details

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