Mentoring Makes a Difference – Part I

Mentoring – one-on-one training, advising, and inspiring- is an incredible personal development tool, which benefits and empowers both the mentor and the mentored. In a successful mentoring relationship, both individuals experience both personal and career growth. In fact, many businesses… Read more »

Keeping your Company Free of Sexual Harassment

Employers are responsible for creating a safe and secure workplace, including an environment free from sexual harassment. Preventing harassment is easier than dealing with it, or the resulting lawsuits. Follow these tips to keeping your company free from the destruction… Read more »

New Year’s Resolution: Increasing my Job Security

You finally landed the job of your dreams – or at least the one that is closest to it. You want to stay there until you decide to climb over the fence to greener pastures. Include job security in this… Read more »

The Gift of Giving

Regardless of religious preferences, most people celebrate Christmas and enjoy gift exchanges. Finding the perfect gift can be a stressor, however, especially for the friend or family member who has everything they need. Why not try the gift of “giving”?… Read more »

Keeping a Pristine Online Presence – Part 2: For Candidates

You always thought your Facebook was personal – and being authentic and transparent meant telling it all – the good, the bag, and the ugly, including those nasty comments about your former boss. Of course sharing all included documenting with… Read more »

6 Keys to Professionalism at Work

Professionalism is neither limited to white collar workers, nor a guarantee of a white-collar position. True professionalism can be evident in any position, at any level. Are you demonstrating professionalism in your career? Evaluate yourself against these six keys: Competency:… Read more »

Accountability

“The right thing to do and the hard thing to do are usually the same.” Steve Maraboli, Life, the Truth, and Being Free Everyone has responsibilities that come with their workplace position, whether you are a blue-collar worker or a… Read more »

Professional Authenticity

Authenticity: a key to professional growth. Before we can discuss it, however, we need to understand it. Authenticity is not a professional word for the me-ism of dumping any and every thing you think about any and every situation –… Read more »

Why and How should I Research a Company?

Before the Job Search: Whether the boss is getting cranky, opportunities for growth within the company are stagnating, or you are just ready for a change, before you wade into the job-search pool, you need to evaluate where you are… Read more »

Mental Strength – It’s a Choice

Do you have mental strength? In other words, do you maintain control of your thoughts, emotions, and behaviors, regardless of your circumstance? Have you developed a set of core beliefs, and the courage to live accordingly, even in the face… Read more »