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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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These days many young people see no need to wait their turn before moving up the ladder of success – and their refusal to patiently stand in line is the right idea, says Michelle A. Turman, author of Jumping the Queue: Achieving Great Things Before You’re Ready.
Most of us experience some stress from time to time. However, when stress is constant, it hurts your productivity and mental and emotional health. Take a proactive approach to minimize your stress at work, starting with these three big culprits.
Networking is an art you can learn and certainly get better at. Here are tips to help reduce those awkward encounters.
You may think that a to-do list is a to-do list and there is absolutely nothing you can do to make it more useful. You might be wrong.
We’ve all been there. That moment when you present your boss with the best idea ever and their response is not what you imagined. You can see your amazing idea crashing and burning right before your eyes, stamped out before it even got off the ground. At this juncture you must make an important decision.
During networking events, it’s all too easy to become trapped in a conversation that is dragging on and on. Use these tips to exit without offending the other person.
You thought you extended a job offer to the perfect person to fill the void on your team. So why did your dream candidate reject your offer? It’s likely one of these reasons.
When your boss resigns or is let go unexpectedly, you may be happy, sad or a whole slew of other emotions. Just make sure you don’t let the boss’s departure affect your career. Follow this advice.
There are several important deal-breakers you need to focus on to make sure your résumé doesn’t end up in the discard pile on the HR manager’s desk.
What kind of communicator are you? Communication expert and leadership coach, Maya Hu-Chan, says most people fall into one of two categories. Knowing which you and others are can improve your communication.
According to a study done by On Device Research, a market analyst firm, 1 in 10 young job seekers have lost a job opportunity because of their social media profiles. The greatest faux pas or errors will happen when people grow too comfortable and/or confident in the social media environment.
Jim O’Connor, author of CUSS CONTROL: The Complete Book on How to Curb Your Cursing, says “No,” despite research and reports that state the contrary. Here’s why
Not everyone is cut out to stake their own claim and never draw a paycheck from someone else’s company. But your bucket list may not truly be complete until you spend a year making money strictly from your own resourcefulness. Here’s why you should take that entrepreneurial spirit for a spin.
If your ideas for blog posts are running dry, consider these options to create fresh, engaging content.

You want to be a team player and that means staying late occasionally when the boss asks. However, if it’s a request on a day you just can’t do it—or a too-frequent occurrence—follow this advice.

Being successful in an interview means standing out. That’s the real task. Fielding and satisfying interview questions and then posing a few of your own is the minimum requirement, but it’s not enough to make you stand out. You’re not entirely ready for your interview until you can check these next four boxes as well.

LinkedIn has made networking easier, but it’s also made networking less personal. Stand out from the crowd by trying one of these networking tips.

The notion that a white-collar worker might, in this day and age, actually shun office business entirely from dawn till dusk sometime? It's becoming more and more fantastical.

While email, text or social media may be the predominant way you communicate these days—they definitely shouldn’t be the only way you communicate. In fact, here are six things you should never put in writing.

You’ve just been offered a new position or promotion, but you aren’t sure if it’s the right fit for you. What should you do next? Follow these tips.

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