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

Why Curiosity is so Important in Your Career

August 22 , 2016

The legend has it that when humans discovered the potato plant, many died because of it. They have eaten the fruits and leafs of the plant which turned out to be poisonous. Sad and angry, they gather all the potato plants (fruits, leaves, roots) they could find and set them on fire to wreck this...

Filed Under: career advancement, Curiosity, Your Career, your career

10 tips to master the art of the career humblebrag

August 11 , 2016

Modesty is the best policy, right? Not when it comes to describing your professional accomplishments. Here's how to master the art of the self-promotion to advance your career.

Filed Under: Networking, networking, communication, LinkedIn, quick tips, self-promotion, Social Media, Your Career, your career

Your Community Holds the Key to Career Success

August 01 , 2016

You’ve landed your dream job. You volunteer for assignments, sign up for committees, join colleagues for happy hour. You’ve got that networking thing nailed. Right?

Filed Under: Networking, networking, new skills, Career Advice, career success, community, Volunteering, Women Leaders, your career

Career Tip For Millennials: Be Clear, Concise And Compelling

July 25 , 2016

It is hard to be clear. It is hard to be concise. It is hard to be compelling. It is really hard to be all three at the same time! For that important presentation, however, mastering the art of being all three is essential to creating passionate support from your audience. It is the difference...

Filed Under: Best Advice, career advancement, Career Advice, communication, Millennials, millennials, presenting, your career

7 Ways To Maintain Your Professional Network Without Annoying Your Contacts

July 14 , 2016

Ever notice how moving forward in your career comes down to networking? Eighty percent of job openings are never publicly advertised, according to a 2013 Wall Street Journal article. That makes all those business cards you’ve collected and LinkedIn connections you’ve made extremely important.

Filed Under: Networking, networking, connections, your career

What Type of Job Hopper Are You?

December 14 , 2015

I confess: I'm a job-hopper. Just a glance at my resume gives it away... one year each at my first two jobs, five years at my third job, 20 months at my fourth job, one year at my fifth job, three-and-a-half years at my sixth job... I could go on, but you get the picture. I am on my ninth job in...

Filed Under: Career Advice, Goals, insights, inspiration, Strategy, Professional Development, professional development, your career

10 Tips For People Who Hate Networking

September 17 , 2015

Do you associate networking with shameless self-promotion and ‘more = more’? Does that make your stomach turn? Me too!

Filed Under: Attitude, Networking, networking, Career Advice, Communication, communication, Good Habits, Professional Development, professional development, your career

Your Comfort Zone Is Killing Your Success

July 27 , 2015

Applying for jobs just out of college or grad school, comfort may have seemed like the ultimate goal: to find the perfect job that was a natural fit and have a long, fulfilling career there.

Filed Under: Best Advice, best advice, Insights, insights, Success, success, Your Career, your career

10 Tips For Adding Value By Showing Initiative

July 23 , 2015

In these tough times, it is absolutely critical you continue to demonstrate your value to your employer, clients, and colleagues on a daily basis. Adding value is THE buzzword for “safe-guarding” your career and propelling yourself to the top of your profession.

Filed Under: Best Advice, best advice, Career Advice, Quick Tips, quick tips, Your Career, your career