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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Networking can be hard, but it’s easier with a little help from these four applications recommended by writer Emily Green.

Every social media profile needs a picture, but the same shot won’t work across the board, says Digital Trends’ Natt Garun.

While you may have to do some things you don’t love on the job, you shouldn’t have to continually operate outside your comfort zone, says Mike Figliuolo. Try to establish a line that you won’t cross or allow others to cross with you. 
Too often women hesitate to ask for what they want, need and deserve until given permission. Women are just as effective at negotiating—it’s simply a matter of choosing to do so.
Practicing tasks and skills isn’t commonplace in most workplaces, but it should be, says Doug Lemov, a managing director of Uncommon Schools. He recommends four steps.
Money. Title. Advancement. Perks. Power. Consider whether these are enough to drive your success and satisfaction.
In four years working as a virtual assistant from Sydney, Australia, Bronwen O’Brien grew frustrated with software that wasn’t meeting her busy business’s needs, so she went out and gathered information about developing something better. She eventually decided to partner with Blue Chili to create her app DigitialSorbet.
Networking is at the heart of any job search and vital to advancing your career. If you aren’t seeing the results you hoped for, don’t give up yet. Here are five ways you may be getting it all wrong and suggestions on how to get it right.

Hire people smarter than you are ... Get over yourself, like Neil Armstrong did ... Retire somewhere that won't drain your nest egg.


“In a fast-moving, competitive world, learning new skills is one of the keys to success. It’s not enough to be smart; you need to always be getting smarter,” says motivational psychologist Heidi Grant Halvorson. She and Joseph Weintraub, a professor of management and organizational behavior at Babson College, suggest a process to help make learning new things as easy as possible.

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