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.
You know how important a positive air is to success and happiness—to the point where, if you don’t feel it, manufacture it. Try these tactics.
Some companies are taking a new approach toward employees who retire or leave to pursue new challenges. They are establishing groups to help everyone stay in touch and keep the lines of communication open. These programs have many employees wondering what the company benefits from in return.
You want to improve yourself, but who has time to read all of those self-help books? Never fear, the staff at New York Magazine did the work for you and summarized the key advice contained in some of the best.
Networking can be hard, but it’s easier with a little help from these four applications recommended by writer Emily Green.
Every social media profile needs a picture, but the same shot won’t work across the board, says Digital Trends’ Natt Garun.
While you may have to do some things you don’t love on the job, you shouldn’t have to continually operate outside your comfort zone, says Mike Figliuolo. Try to establish a line that you won’t cross or allow others to cross with you.
Too often women hesitate to ask for what they want, need and deserve until given permission. Women are just as effective at negotiating—it’s simply a matter of choosing to do so.
Practicing tasks and skills isn’t commonplace in most workplaces, but it should be, says Doug Lemov, a managing director of Uncommon Schools. He recommends four steps.
Money. Title. Advancement. Perks. Power. Consider whether these are enough to drive your success and satisfaction.
In four years working as a virtual assistant from Sydney, Australia, Bronwen O’Brien grew frustrated with software that wasn’t meeting her busy business’s needs, so she went out and gathered information about developing something better. She eventually decided to partner with Blue Chili to create her app DigitialSorbet.