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14 Rules for Dealing with Difficult People

If you're like me, you love people except when they are difficult and driving you crazy. One day I decided I needed to have some [...]

September 12th, 2017|Career Confidence, Emotional Intelligence|

The Secret to Being Happy at Work

Though there are many factors that affect how happy we feel at work: the nature of the work, compensation, recognition, relationships with co-workers, etc. there [...]

June 22nd, 2017|Career Satisfaction, Emotional Intelligence|

5 Tips To Land a Job After Being Let Go

Job searches are always hard, but going through them after being let go can make them even harder. Not only is your morale low, but [...]

May 22nd, 2017|Job Search, Job Strategies|

How to Increase Your Self-Confidence Today

Having good self-confidence impacts every aspect of our lives, not just our career. Having high self-regard saves us time, making us more productive and increasing [...]

April 20th, 2017|Career Confidence, Emotional Intelligence|

Stepping Stones and Comfort Zones For Young Professionals

It is very common to graduate college and not know exactly what you want to do.  Most young professionals coming out of college fumble around a [...]

April 3rd, 2017|Career Discovery, Young Professionals|

8 Interview Mistakes: Preparing for Your Interview

This blog continues our series of interview mistakes. If you didn't catch our last blog on interview mistakes in tone, demeanor and appearance, check it [...]

February 23rd, 2017|Interviewing, Job Strategies|

10 Interview Mistakes in Your Appearance, Tone and Demeanor

This kicks off our Interview Mistakes series. Many of these mistakes are pretty obvious - most people know to avoid them. However, in the hundreds [...]

February 13th, 2017|Interviewing|

How Do I Ask for a Raise?

My clients often want to know exactly what they should say when they ask for a raise. Since I encourage my clients to rehearse, this [...]

January 28th, 2017|Salary Negotiation & Benefits|

Should You Follow Your Bliss with Your Career?

Should you follow your bliss? You know, start on a new venture that makes your heart sing? This is a question many struggle with, especially [...]

January 11th, 2017|Career Discovery, Career Satisfaction|

How the 2017 Election Could Ruin Your Career

There was a good reason that many of us were raised not to discuss politics or religion. These topics are by their very nature divisive. [...]

January 4th, 2017|Emotional Intelligence|