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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You expect colleges and universities to prepare your youngest workers for their new jobs. But are you prepared for them? Twentysomething employees expect the workplace to greet them with technology that is no less cutting edge than the tools they use in their personal lives and on campus. Here are seven ways to use technology to retain Gen Y’ers ...

About 56 percent of Americans say they want to lose weight, according to a 2006 Gallup poll. Many of those people experiment with various weight-loss diets.
Like an overhyped movie that proves a box-office bomb, self-esteem has lost its luster. In the next year or two, self-efficacy will supplant it.
Not all discrimination claims are crystal clear. Sometimes, employees are treated unfairly, and those situations deserve to be fixed. In such cases, employers may be tempted to settle, offering a small payment along with an agreement that the employee who complained will get additional training or a fair shot at a promotion. But consider the possible aftermath ...
Delete e-mail "jokes" ... How to seek a techie's help ...
When job interviewers ask you, "What's your biggest weakness?", your favorite answer is, "I'm a perfectionist." In truth, admitting that you're a perfectionist doesn't burnish your reputation.
You've heard that Americans don't get enough sleep. But you shrug it off and keep yawning your way into a daze at work.
You can sound like a maverick if you challenge conventional wisdom. People will pay more attention when you make a clever yet counterintuitive observation.
Denying someone a transfer she wants may be an adverse employment action—and may trigger a discrimination or retaliation lawsuit. That’s true even if the transfer wouldn’t have meant more pay or other tangible benefits ...
It's like tossing a pebble in a pond: Your negative action has a ripple effect among your team. Every time you complain, for example, you give your staff permission to do the same.
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