Career Management

Successful career development is more than doing a good job. Dressing for success, business writing skills, career networking – all are vitally important.

Business Management Daily’s succinct, workplace-tested career advice is designed to help you position yourself to succeed in your chosen field.

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Valuable or not, self-assessments seem here to stay, so you need to figure out how to do them well in a way that’s honest without appearing arrogant or getting yourself in trouble. Harvard Business Review contributing editor Amy Gallo compiled expert advice on how to do just that.
Through his work with dozens of entrepreneurs, motivational speaker and real es­tate investor Paul LeJoy has discovered eight problems that are sure to trip people up as they strive to succeed in their work.
There are basically two types of people in the workplace—those motivated to do well by prevention and those motivated by promotion, writes Heidi Grant Halvorson, associate director of Columbia Uni­­ver­­sity’s Motivation Science Center. Research shows these two types of people need different strategies to succeed.
If you stick to your ethics 10 out of 10 times, you won’t regret where you end up. The challenge is in defining for yourself where you stand, and drawing a clear line.
Aging is a fact of life, but these days you can find plenty of ways to conceal its harsher effects on our appearance. Should you take advantage of these techniques?
Great administrators are known as those who do their best, work at the top of their game and who work like they are in a profession of choice. One of the strongest ways to send that message is when you choose to become certified.
Add "investing" to your list of skills ... Keep personal and professional online networks separate ... Try hosting your next party at the gym ... Get ready to say "yes" to napping on the job.
Management may sound like a great gig, but it’s not all fun and games. If you’ve been offered a promotion or are considering seeking one, you should take a serious look at the difficult aspects of being the boss before you make any moves.
When we get stressed, we often get caught up in details or situations that we can’t control. Stay focused on the big picture, and take action where you can.
Most of us can only dream of having one of these great titles on our business cards: Bed Rubber, Mother Repairer, Chick Sexer, Debubblizer, Director of First Impressions.
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