2 Essential Steps for Acing Your Next Interview

Preparing for an interview can be nerve-wracking, immensely intimidating and deceptively one-sided. Think about it: a person or (worse!) several people sitting opposite you, questioning you, and then analyzing, critiquing and judging whether you can or cannot get the job done properly…it’s a professional’s worst nightmare! Preparing for an interview […]

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7 Tips for Success When Working With a Career Coach

Working with a Career Coach is a terrific investment in your career and your life. You’d expect me to say that, of course, but I think you’d be convinced too, if you have seen as many transformations as I have. My colleagues and I are committed to making professional life […]

Find Your Strengths To Be More Successful at Work

Identifying Your Strengths to be More Successful at Work

Thinking about career goals for 2018? Focused on making your professional situation more profitable and satisfying in the New Year? You probably started assessing your career on a macro level; looking at things like career satisfaction, job satisfaction and possibly looking at your value in the marketplace. Evaluating your work […]

Breaking Through the Double Standard on the Way to the Top

Breaking through the Double Standard on the Way to the Top

Since 1972, women’s share of professional jobs has increased 49% and their share of “managerial” jobs grew to 46%. Despite the movement of many women into managerial and professional jobs, they are still concentrated in administrative support, service and retail/personal service sales jobs. While women have made significant inroads in […]

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3 Strategies for Leaving Your Work at Work

The season of gift giving has come to an end swiftly, as it always does.  But before you throw out the wrapping paper and take down the decorations, I want to let you know that there is one thing you can still give to yourself and your family that may […]

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The Profound Effects of Gratitude in the Workplace

Over the holiday season we seem to focus more on showing gratitude for the things you have, the people in your lives, and for the experiences you’ve had thus far. But as I started to think about it, I wondered if we really follow through with gratitude in the workplace, or […]

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4 Simple Steps to Getting the Raise You Deserve

Want a foolproof way to strike horror into the heart of any respectable professional this Halloween? Whisper the words “negotiate a raise” into the ear of even the best executives and managers, and they will run away shrieking. Negotiating a better salary is so scary that 18% of job seekers […]

Transitioning From Peer to Boss Successfully

Transitioning from Peer to Boss Successfully

Most people pursue growth and promotion in their work life. This should be rewarding and lead to a feeling of success and accomplishment. But it can be awkward when a promotion means you will now supervise your friends or the same people who used to be your peers. Your close […]