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.

President Obama is delivering on his promise of change—particularly in the workplace-law arena. To prepare HR professionals for what’s happening—and what’s going to happen—the HR Specialist is hosting its annual Labor and Employment Law Advanced Practices Symposium (LEAP) Washington Conference Nov. 4-6.

Recently, we wrote about the dangers of skin cancer for people who get too much sun. A reader responded by defending the role of sunlight as an asset in helping ward off various illnesses ...

Remember the Yellow Pages slogan “Let your fingers do the walking"? Well, forget walking! Instead, check out these web sites that let your fingers do the digging, prospecting and streamlining to help your business grow.

We constantly hear about this blogger or that blogger getting paid big bucks to blog or landing a lucrative book deal based on their blog (I actually did the latter myself). But these lucky rich bloggers are decidedly the exception, not the rule.

Move over, Google. Microsoft grabs tech headlines this month by adding zippy new features to its Internet Explorer browser. Here are four cool tricks that will save time for you and your employees.

We’ve all been put in situations where opinionated people force us to talk about something that we don’t care to discuss. What do you say in these awkward, challenging moments that allows you to speak your truth, yet leave another’s respect intact? Try out the following techniques:

1. Still shying away from Twitter? Almost a third of senior executives now use the social-networking tool ... 2. Gauge reactions to a controversial announcement before you deliver it to a group ...  3. Seek a new hire with integrity, intelligence and energy, advises Warren Buffett.

Look around your workspace. You’re sending messages to visitors whether you realize it or not. From the wall decor to the photos on your desk, your office reflects your personality and the image you want to project.
Whether you smoke, swear or bite your fingernails, your bad habits can endanger your health and sink your reputation at work.
In this age of goal-driven striving, we may focus on the big picture at all costs. But sharp thinkers sweat the small stuff.