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.

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Employers and HR professionals should make it their policy never to hire a candidate without a comprehensive background check. But, they also must comply with the Fair Credit Reporting Act (FCRA), which regulates how employers perform employment background checks on job applicants. Contrary to popular belief, this federal law doesn’t cover just credit checks.

Whether or not you’re actively job hunting, it pays to ratchet up your professional image outside your office. (After all, you never know who might google your name.) For that, the e-portfolio can be your most powerful tool ...
Your boss knows that you’re the grease that keeps everything running. But how can you gain the attention of your boss’s boss and other higher-up execs?
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.
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