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 »

The Dysfunctional Office

Working in a dysfunctional office is stressful and often prompts employees to look elsewhere, but what if you are the office manager? Leaving may not be an option and, to be brutally honest, you are the responsible party – leaving… Read more »

Leadership Essentials in a Technological World

Every company continuously needs to adapt to the rapid advancement of technology. The needs and preferences of employers, their staff, and their clients/customers are constantly changing. Any given industry’s ability to make these changes and continue to grow is dependent… 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 »

Dealing with Conflicts in the Workplace

From management to entry-level, in professional and industrial situations, individuals come from various backgrounds and life situations. They have various temperaments and personality traits. There are introverts and extroverts. From baby boomers to millennials, they have different attitudes and expectations.… 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 »

Standing Out Among Candidates

You may have the education, experience, and key skills for the job, but so do fifty other candidates. Even if there’s only five other candidates, unless you put yourself in the front of the pack, the job will go to… Read more »