Career paths are unclear, job responsibilities are changing and project urgency changes weekly. These are perfect circumstances for savvy professionals who want to get in the driver’s seat of their career advancement.
Since, the number of professionals interacting on social media sites is increasing daily, it is important not to over look this for networking as well. Your career success can be enhanced if you use a few online networking tips.
If you don’t feel connected at work you are less likely to receive a promotion and more likely to leave the organization within one year. As a result, developing relationship skills – the ability to work with a variety of personalities, active listening, and openness to other’s ideas – can yield great results on the job. The same elements you use to develop relationships off the clock are the same that relationship management, networking, and social interaction skills you use to develop your career relationships.
In any career, effective time management is crucial to success. Unfortunately, today’s busy professionals often have to multi-task at a level at which it is difficult to maintain a successful work and life balance without assistance. If this sounds familiar, you may find that you can maximize your time by using a virtual assistant, as [...]
This is the season for seminars and conferences. These are eight tips for starting and continuing a conversation at these events. Plus a bonus.
Sarah, a 56-year-old woman who has been working in Silicon Valley for more than 25 years, attended a recent Anita Borg Institute TechLeaders Power and Influence Program. During the final exercise, she turned to me and asked, “Have men known these things all along?” When I nodded yes, she frowned and returned to doing calculations [...]
When frustrated it is always easier to tell others what the problem is with them, but unfortunately those who approach their career from that perspective will find that that path leads them to a dead end in the maze of career advancement.
Leanna Cruz Editorial Director You are about to enter a room filled with people you do not know. If you walk in expecting to be ignored, you will be ignored. But if you walk in confidently, you can make a positive and lasting impression. There are many ways to convey confidence. Start by entering the [...]
Leanna Cruz – Editorial Director Regardless of the kind of work you do, your workplace has changed radically during the past five years, and will continue to change during the next five years. It may seem that the best thing to do is sit back and wait until things settle before planning your next career [...]