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.
Networking comes naturally for some, but not so much for others, writes Equitable Payments co-founder Darrah Brustein. Her tips:
You need great confidence if you want to be a successful leader, writes InPower Consulting President and CEO Dana Theus, who offers five steps to help you boost yours.
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.
Popular culture has promoted the idea of the Queen Bee boss—a woman executive who actively blocks the career advancement of other women (think Meryl Streep’s role in “The Devil Wears Prada”). While it makes for a juicy character, it’s far from today’s workplace reality, according to a Catalyst report.
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.
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