Networking can do more than help you find your next job opportunity; it can make you smarter, happier, and more financially stable. Kathryn Minshew, founder and CEO of The Muse and The Daily Muse, began a piece for the Harvard Business Blog Network with this sage advice: “Network Your Face Off.” The truth and value of this statement cannot be
What do people find when they google your name? Branding yourself can help sway their first impression. Face it: Potential employers, customers, and other associates have likely searched your name on the internet before they meet you in person. What do they see? Your LinkedIn and Facebook pages, Twitter and Instagram accounts, personal blog, and
If your job has left you to feeling stuck in a rut, try these steps to improve your professional life. Summer vacations are over, and the year is more than half gone. Perhaps all those best-laid plans for boosting your career this year have yet to come to fruition. You may be feeling as burnt
Where is your career going? If you feel like you are stuck in a career rut, here are five tips to pull yourself out: 1. Focus on the short-term, not your career path. When it comes to a career path, one plus one doesn’t necessarily equal two anymore. The nature of business and the career
Look across business, sports, entertainment, and the military, and identify the top performers. Next, take a step back at look at the characteristics of these individuals. What you will find is that there are at least three elements that they all have. They know how to maximize through self-knowledge. Top performers have intimate self-knowledge. They know themselves
Want to advance? Stop whining. Whining won’t get you to the top. Whining. Just writing the word makes me cringe. Whining is a truly unattractive characteristic. It is unattractive in children and it is even more unattractive when adults partake. One of the reasons why whining is just so unattractive is that it is ineffective
how to hire a leader Businesses don’t fail, leaders do – a lot. Studies have shown that the rate of failure of executives coming into new companies ranges from 30 to 40 percent after 18 months. The costs and implications of a poor leadership hire are enormous. Given the odds, how can you hire a
career resolutions After the ball has dropped and after the champagne has been drunk, the New Year will begin. Forty-five percent of Americans will start the New Year with at least one resolution. Whether or not you are typically a resolution-maker, the New Year is a great time to evaluate your career and set goals.