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.
With the new year comes a chance to spend a little time thinking about
you and what you want. What are your dreams and goals for this year?
How else can you grow professionally?
Passion is what draws other people to you, keeps them engaged and makes them eager to be added to your network.
Steering clear of business gibberish isn’t easy, since everybody in corporate America uses it. By “gibberish,” we mean the vague language that takes up space but doesn’t say much.
As companies scatter offices and employees around the world, leaders
grapple with keeping business units functioning smoothly when their
members hardly ever meet face to face. “Virtual teams” can’t develop
the chemistry that helps on-site teams become more productive.
You've heard the saying: If you don’t know where you’re going, how will
you know when you get there? The same holds true in finding a mentor:
If you don’t know why you want one, how will you know whom to ask?
It's easy to become so bogged down in day-to-day work that we forget to nurture our network.
Presently pending before Congress are two bills that could dramatically change labor relations across the United States. The Employee Free Choice Act (EFCA) would amend the National Labor Relations Act to establish a new system that would enable employees to form and join labor unions. The Public Safety Employer-Employee Cooperation Act of 2007 would bolster unionizing efforts among police officers, firefighters and emergency medical workers nationwide ...
Good news for managers and supervisors: Giving an employee a poor performance review and then placing the employee on an improvement plan isn’t an adverse employment action on its face. Employees can’t successfully sue unless a pay cut, lost benefits, a lost bonus or some other tangible, negative results accompany that poor evaluation or improvement plan ...
From their unique vantage point working with rocket scientists at NASA, two budding managers learned how to handle luck, good and bad. Here’s their take on optimizing your chances for good luck and minimizing the effects of bad luck.
Allegan–based drugmaker Perrigo Corp. is reaching out to potential hires with the “Perrigo Dancing Scientists,” a slick YouTube music video of scientists in lab coats busting moves. The video is designed to show job hunters that Perrigo is a hip, fun place to work ...