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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Everyone makes mistakes on the job, but are there some you can't recover from?
Company-provided training sessions and more consistent, reliable feedback can make employees more engaged and satisfied with their jobs, writes Hannah Morgan for U.S. News & World Report.

Building a network of people you can reach out to for advice, vendor recommendations, job candidate referrals and more can make your life much easier. However, if you are an introvert, the thought of connecting with strangers can seem anything but easy. Follow this advice for networking at industry events.

Whether they’re a screamer, a blamer, a nit-picking perfectionist, an over- or under-delegator, or just a plain old bully, bad bosses are as common as the jobs they supervise. Here's how to stay sane and get ahead.
Don’t let a bad morning commute or rude comment from a co-worker affect your attitude for the entire day. Fol­­low this advice to get back on track.
While it’s completely normal to feel some level of nervousness before and during a job interview, there are several ways to ease our anguished psyches.

When you think of a well-oiled, smooth-running office, organization and a strict adherence to procedures come to mind. Such traits give the workplace stability, a sense of direction and a rudder. But according to Sue Shellenbarger, writing in The Wall Street Journal, an uncompromising rigidity in organization creates a double-edged sword.

Many pros find themselves in the middle of their careers trying to navigate changes and challenges, says Peter Diamond, a career coach and leadership development expert. In some cases, their careers aren’t turning out as planned or they’re finding their roles evolving in unexpected or unwelcome ways. Diamond says keeping up means taking these four conscious steps to amplify your career.

Take on a BIG project if you want to get ahead ... Dress to express, not to impress ... Get a decision from someone before the clock strikes noon.
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