How to Use Social Media for Your Job Search

Over the last few years, social media – especially LinkedIn – continues to grow in relevance for both job seekers and recruiters looking to source talented professionals. So obviously you need to make it an important part of your job search. This includes ensuring your LinkedIn profile stays up to date, and your other social… Read More »

Recovering From a Slip-Up on the Job

Going an entire career without making one mistake is an unlikely occurrence no matter your skills and experience. In fact, some of the top technology companies in the world want their employees to make mistakes, because they provide excellent learning opportunities. Ultimately, you are likely to be judged more for your reaction to a mistake… Read More »

Is Your Five-Year Plan up to Date?

A well-considered, long-term, and flexible career plan is a requirement, no matter your chosen profession. Trying to build a professional life lasting until retirement is not done by the seat of your pants. Instead, you need to set goals, further your education and training, as well as always giving your full effort when on the… Read More »

Three Ways You Can Gain Managerial Experience

When you feel ready to take on additional responsibilities at your job, getting valuable experience as a manager is sometimes difficult. Perhaps your company just isn’t willing to promote you at this time? This sometimes happens when there is no room within the organizational structure for new leadership positions. Gaining managerial experience before taking on… Read More »

How to Deal With a Negative Boss

No matter where you are in your career, or the industry in which you work, you may report to a manager who is difficult and rarely in a good mood. At times, all this negativity hampers your own morale and productivity in the office. It’s important to deal with problems like this in a professional… Read More »