Category Archives: Career Advice

7 Workplace Myths Proven False by Research [Infographic]

workplace myths

Considering we spend at least one-third of our life at work, you’d think we’d be able to separate fact from fiction. And yet there are plenty of workplace myths floating around.

From the number of hours we work in a day, to what motivates us and even resumes as the best indicators of top talent… a variety of mis-truths have become known as fact…   

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Finally: A Simple Step-by-step Guide to Employer Research

employer research

You’ve heard the advice a million times: “Before the interview, do your employer research.”

And yet one of the top complaints by recruiters, hiring managers and HR professionals is that many candidates come in into an interview unprepared…   

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3 Strategies for Impressing a Millennial Boss

millennial boss

Are you ready to impress a millennial boss?

Based on sheer numbers alone, that makes it likely that you’re going to have a millennial boss. And when you do, you might want to prepare for how to impress accordingly.   

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Are You Prepared to Join the Contingent Workforce?

contigent workforce

For the past several years, thought leaders have discussed a critical change in the global economy: the move toward the “gig economy” or the contingent workforce.

Why? Because the returning health of the global economy has led to an increase in workers who prefer to retain more control over their careers…   

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55 Biggest Career Mistakes of Your Life

biggest career mistakes

I think it’s pretty safe to say that navigating through the working world isn’t super-easy and isn’t really fun all the time.

In fact, many of make some of the biggest career mistakes possible…   

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The Most Critical Keywords for Your Career: Your Full Name

critical keywords

When creating a unique personal brand and building a great career, what are your most critical keywords?

A recent experience reminded me how important our names are as keywords for both our job searching and our careers. Working with a client, I needed to find her LinkedIn Profile to document her professional qualifications for a short bio…   

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