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.
An acquaintance at a networking event tells you that your awful boss is about to quit.
That was one of the secrets of success for Novell Inc. chairman of the
board Eric Schmidt when he took over the troubled networking software
company in 1997.
The most effective search tactic for finding or filling jobs is
networking and personal contacts, job-seekers and human resource
To jump-start your job search, you enlist a headhunter to steer you to
the best openings. That’s a good start. But don’t assume a recruiter
will think of you first.
I’ve been offered a good job with a salary that matches my experience
and excellent benefits in an industry I have no interest in. But it’s
hard to obtain a comparable salary in my desired field. What should I
In Zen and the Art of Motorcycle Maintenance,
author Robert Pirsig describes “gumption traps” as “low quality things
which destroy enthusiasm and leave you ... discouraged.”
As founder, chairman, CEO and president of Storage USA Inc., the
country’s second-largest self-storage company with $250 million in
revenue, Dean Jernigan understands how to create a team.
Despite all the hype about the growth of job-posting sites on the Web, the fact is that Internet recruiting is overrated.
Scouting for new job leads? The first step is arranging informational interviews with potential employers.
Despite your strengths, you can trip up your career advancement if you dread new technologies.