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.
Today’s job market is mercurial at best. If you want to hold on to your job, make sure you do everything you can to present yourself as a professional at all times. Start by taking these tips from Careerealism’s Dixie Somers.
Imposter syndrome sufferers aren’t really imposters because there’s ample evidence of their talent and skills in the form of good work, consistently met deadlines and clear intelligence, writes author Denise Cummins. But they still feel inadequate, as if their being hired or promoted is a mistake no one thought to fix.
We reached out to CareerBuilder’s Matt Tarpey to learn more about what employers are looking for when they give out promotions.
We usually begin our careers with enthusiasm. We then either continue to show up energized and excited about our contributions, or we fall into patterns and work becomes simply work. If you’re in the latter category, it’s time to rediscover your why.
Like it or not, people congregate around popular people and businesses. If you want to grow your business, you need to create that popularity—and sometimes that means becoming popular yourself. Become a recognized industry expert by following these steps:
To help you extend your outreach and pump up your connections, try these tips for using Graph Search for networking from Joshua Waldman, author of Job Searching with Social Media For Dummies.
There are things women can do to propel themselves higher up the ladder, says Vickie Milazzo, author of Wicked Success Is Inside Every Woman. Some must-do hints for getting ahead:
Take a stand for workplace wellness ... Vacation is time to think about the future ... If you wouldn’t poke a bear, don’t open a suspicious email.
A common belief is that who you know influences your level of business success. But Alan Gregerman, PhD, author of The Necessity of Strangers, makes the case that who we don’t know may be more important. Here, Gregerman explains to Managing People at Work’s Beth Braccio Hering why it’s so important to connect with strangers.
Change can be uncomfortable, but patterns and routines that keep us from reaching our full potential can be even more damaging. Writer and motivational speaker Martina McGowan suggests three steps for making positive lifestyle changes.