Networking Essentials

“Networking is fundamental to how I run my business and how I create relationships. I love Networking because it has given me so many amazing opportunities and experiences in my life and I have met some incredibly inspiring and nurturing… Read more »

The Benefits of Temporary Jobs

More and more companies are using contingent workers and, according to the 2014 Global Analysis of the Contingent Workforce Index (CWI), estimates expect the growth to continue, predicting as many as 64.9 million in the contingent workforce in the United… Read more »

Volunteer Work and Your Resume

Polishing your resume? Don’t forget your volunteer work and experience. Many candidates brush it aside because they weren’t paid for their services, but experience is still experience. Furthermore, including a repertoire of volunteer activity reveals strength of character and indicates… Read more »

Should I Sign a Non-compete Agreement?

Once used almost exclusively with high-level executives, non-compete clauses are making their way into the mainstream and appearing in unexpected places. Growing pressure is being placed on potential employees to sign agreements prohibiting them from working for the competition if,… Read more »

Resonating Resumes

Whether HR is sorting through hard copy resumes or surfing from one LinkedIn page to another, he/she is doing it fast, hoping for that one resume that grabs his attention and halts his/her search – the resume that rises to… Read more »

Staying Mentally Engaged – Part II

In last week’s post, we posted a discussion on mental engagement. We shared tips to better health – which increases energy and equips you to engage professionally – as well as tips for making a plan and staying the course.… Read more »

Staying Mentally Engaged – Part I

Staying mentally engaged is a common core principle of productivity, time optimization, career growth, and job fulfillment. In our busy, and often chaotic, world, however, staying mentally engaged professionally can be a challenge. These tips will help you along the… Read more »

Make your Weekend Count: 6 Healthy Habits

#TGIF may be the popular end-of-the-week anthem scrolling across Twitter feeds, but in reality, studies show that working Americans aren’t the greatest at taking a break. As a generally workaholic nation, we see rest as synonymous with laziness, and wince… Read more »

Performance Reviews Part II: the Employee Perspective

Performance reviews are often viewed as a necessary evil; considered at worst, a battle and at best, a total waste of time. With a change of attitude, however, and adequate preparation, a performance review can be a tool for professional… Read more »

Mentoring – Part II

Last week we discussed the value of having a mentor and the incredible tool is is in personal and professional development. We discussed how and where to find a mentor, what to expect, and the mentees personal responsibilities. This week… Read more »