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.
In business, success comes with a simple equation: Set a goal + achieve the goal = success. According to this logic, if you set a goal and don’t achieve it, you have failed. But everyone has a fear of failure. Successful people manage to overcome this fear, as well as the fear of criticism and rejection.
When the job gets too far out of whack, it’s probably time for you to move on and even in this still-difficult economy, there are plenty of opportunities to do so, says Glassdoor career and workplace expert Heather Huhman. She offers 10 signs that it’s time for you to let your old job go and look for a new one.
The “H” factor, missing from most models of personality such as Myers-Briggs, refers to honesty and humility. It’s part of a model developed more than a decade ago by two Canadian psychology professors immersed in the “Big Five” personality traits.
The only true measure of your success is how happy you are, says sales expert Geoffrey James, who offers six simple habits that can help you be happier.
You know how important a positive air is to success and happiness—to the point where, if you don’t feel it, manufacture it. Try these tactics.
Some companies are taking a new approach toward employees who retire or leave to pursue new challenges. They are establishing groups to help everyone stay in touch and keep the lines of communication open. These programs have many employees wondering what the company benefits from in return.
You want to improve yourself, but who has time to read all of those self-help books? Never fear, the staff at New York Magazine did the work for you and summarized the key advice contained in some of the best.
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.