How to Know You're the Right Person for the Job - and Convince Others

September 29 , 2016

Being certain that you’re the right person for the job is as important for you as it is for the person potentially hiring or promoting you. It may be you’re going for a senior position or you may be just starting out in your career. You might be seeking an internal promotion, a transfer across...

Filed Under: ambition, Confidence, good habits, Hiring, Job Search, job search, Professional Development, professional development

Thought Leadership: Marketing & Investor Relations Search Update

September 26 , 2016

In the link below please find our Q4 Thought Leadership piece entitled Asset Management Marketing & Investor Relations; Hiring Insights for a Changing Landscape Yesterday, Today, and Tomorrow.

Filed Under: Hiring, hiring, Insights, insights, trends, Societal Shifts, Thought Leadership, Uncategorized

What Entrepreneurs can Learn About Brainstorming from TV Writers

September 22 , 2016

Wendy Calhoun is a veteran TV writer, who has worked on hit shows including Empire, Justified, and Nashville. Which sounds like a fun gig, but why did she recently spend time talking to Google employees at the company's re:Work 2016 event?

Filed Under: brainstorming, Communication, communication, teams, Productivity, professional development, teamwork

The Positive Trait That Holds Talented People Back at Work

September 19 , 2016

In a perfect world, your completed assignments would speak for themselves. You’d work on friendly, collaborative teams with fair-minded co-workers, and each person would be free with praise and full of self-effacing humility. You’d never have to worry about self-promotion or navigating office...

Filed Under: Behavior in the Workplace, behavior in the workplace, Career Advice, Communication, communication, Confidence, humble

9 Things Highly Effective People Do After They've Been Away on Vacation

September 15 , 2016

As an American, you legitimately could spend every day of your life on vacation--and still make a good living. But the truth is, few of us actually do this. Instead, we work hard, take time off when we can, and face the inevitable letdown when it's time to get back to work.

Filed Under: Focus, Good Habits, good habits, Productivity, productivity, Professional Development, vacation

11 Smarter Ways to Tackle Mondays for an Awesome Week

September 12 , 2016

If you dread getting up bright and early and returning to the office every Monday morning, you’re not alone. Luckily, there are better ways to wake up, get energized, and set yourself up for a productive and exciting start to your week.

Filed Under: Good Habits, Happiness, Mondays, productivity, Quick Tips, quick tips

4 Signs It’s Time To Change Your Job (And 2 Signs It’s Not)

September 08 , 2016

The working world isn’t the same as it used to be. With millennials changing jobs four times in their first decade out of college, according to a recent study by LinkedIn, we’re a long way away from the time where people stayed at the same company from first day to last.

Filed Under: Career Advice, career change, Decision Making, decision making, decisions decisions, Reflection, your career

Here are 9 Important Trivia Facts About Labor Day

September 05 , 2016

Labor Day is a time to sit back and relax with friends and family, and that’s all thanks to the Labor Movement that dates back to move than 100 years ago. While you’re enjoying the last of the nice weather (depending on where you live) kick back with some fun facts about how the holiday got...

Filed Under: Fun Fact, Holiday, Labor Day, Patriotism, Trivia, United States of America, USA

Why Are We Afraid to Talk About Mistakes?

September 01 , 2016

WHEN I WAS 14, I MARCHED INTO THE HOUSE WITH MY REPORT CARD, TOSSED IT IN FRONT OF MY DAD, AND WAITED FOR HIM TO GASP AT THE PERFECT GRADE COLUMN: A, A, A, A, A, A, A. But after a silent speed read, my dad glanced up and said: "Hey! Kit, this is great! But maybe next semester, let yourself get a...

Filed Under: Career Advice, expectations, Insights, Mistakes, Professional Women, Women Leaders