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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Many HR professionals (and most supervisors) aren't prepared when called to serve as witnesses. One simple mistake can hurt your organization's chances and damage your professional image. Use the following eight tips to create practice sessions for yourself and other employees who serve as witnesses ...

The recent sentencing of a Coca-Cola employee who tried to steal (and sell) the secret formula serves as a cautionary tale for your employees about the confidentiality of trade secrets. Here's a five-step strategy for shoring up your trade-secret walls and making sure confidential info stays in-house.

Big career changes can make anyone nervous. Just ask Meredith Vieira, co-host of the Today show.

HR professionals often play it ultra-safe in interviewing. For fear of asking unusual, inappropriate or even illegal questions, they stick to bland, scripted queries that don’t draw applicants out of their comfort zone. That’s a sure path to hiring failure ...

Networking with people in other departments can strengthen workplace relationships.

Want to move up? Here are some quick, yet important suggestions to improve your promotion potential.
How real is the perception of age discrimination in the workplace? In a recent poll on Monster. com, more than half of U.S. respondents (53 percent) indicated that their career prospects would be improved if they underwent plastic surgery or cosmetic dentistry.

More HR professionals are turning to search engines and social networking sites to dig beyond a candidate's résumé. But the benefit of uncovering such red flags can carry some big legal risks. Here's how to Google for candidates in the most legally safe way ...

Various organizations offer an alphabet soup of certifications. Which one is right for you? Here's a breakdown of your certification options. HR pros attending the upcoming LEAP Symposium can earn 17 hours of PHR, SPHR or GPHR credit. Can't make it to Las Vegas? Participate in LEAP via our new interactive webinar and you'll still earn 12 hours of credit!

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