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.
Projecting confidence can be critical to your professional success, says Piera Palazzolo, a vice president, Dale Carnegie Training. She offers four tips to help you feel and act confident with new groups.
Continuing to learn throughout your life keeps you sharp and can enrich your career. To be a great lifelong learner, take these tips from Sharan Merriam, a University of Georgia professor of adult and continuing education.
Put down your arm and step away from the smartphone. When it comes to social media profile pictures, skip the selfies and opt for a polished photograph that will impress everyone with these five tips.
Research shows that young girls who are smarter-than-average tend to believe their abilities are innate and can’t be changed, whereas young boys are more likely to believe they can learn something by persevering and re-doubling their efforts. What challenge would you undertake if you embraced the truth that through your efforts you could find success?
There are endless tips and tricks to mitigate the effects of stress, but what if you could shift your stress mindset altogether? A technique called “adding the opposite” can help you do just that, writes Lea McLeod, founder of The Job Success Lab.
Cultivating a professional image through impression management is the focus of new research from Harvard Business School professor Laura Morgan Roberts, who pointedly states that “if you aren’t managing your own professional image, someone else is.”
Busy managers and executives often struggle to find time to work on professional development and career growth. Use these techniques to incorporate development into your daily activities:
A recent study showed, surprisingly, that “night owls” had better luck creatively solving problems during the day while “morning people” were more successful tackling thorny scenarios at night.
Building a powerful LinkedIn network takes more than taking a great headshot for your profile and projecting a friendly attitude. Marketing entrepreneur Kevin Daum offers these tips for what else you should be doing.
People with strong conversational intelligence have the power to connect and build trust, says Judith Glaser, author of Conversational Intelligence: How Great Leaders Build Trust & Get Extraordinary Results. She offers five ways to improve your conversational-intelligence skills.