Career Wisdom

There is No Reality, Only Perception with Your Career Brand

As a career development and executive coach, I often work with people that brand products or services for an organization but have no real awareness of their unique professional brand and why it matters. It’s time to take stock of your own brand and use it to achieve your career goals and tell your authentic [...]

By | August 13th, 2017|Career Wisdom, Featured|

Forest Bathing is Good for Your Life and Career

I was driving to work one morning when I heard a fascinating NPR story about forest bathing and how a retreat to nature can boost immunity and mood. If you have not heard about the trendy concept of forest bathing, the study of the practice dates back to the late 1990’s when a test was [...]

By | August 6th, 2017|Career Wisdom, Featured|

5 Best Smartphone Apps to Help You Grow Your Career

As a technology manager on Le Meilleur Avis, Jean–Philippe Belanger has access to various smartphones, PCs, Bluetooth devices, headphones and many other tech products. He reviews every aspect of these products including apps. To advance in one’s career, it is crucial to have the right help and what better way to get it than at [...]

By | July 27th, 2017|Career Wisdom, Featured|

3 Amazing Alternatives to Returning To Work after Having a Baby

This blog was contributed by Reanne Brian. You have recently begun your maternity leave. You are apprehensive, nervous and terrified. But you’re also ridiculously excited. In a matter of days, you will be responsible for a tiny human being. For the past nine months, you have felt every kick, survived each morning of extreme nausea and [...]

By | July 22nd, 2017|Career Wisdom, Featured|

7 Common Activities with Surprising Health Benefits (You Won’t Believe #6!)

This blog was written by, Helen Sanders - chief editor at HealthAmbition.com where it was originally posted. Established in 2012, Health Ambition has grown rapidly in recent years. Their goal is to provide easy-to-understand health and nutrition advice that makes a real impact. They take pride in making sure our actionable advice can be followed by [...]

By | July 15th, 2017|Career Wisdom, Featured|

Don’t be a Career Loser – Take All Your Vacation Time

As a recovering workaholic, I strive regularly to integrate life and career to honor my personal relationships and my professional ambition. The pattern resembles a roller coaster with ups and downs of activity and never a steady balance. This reality check has allowed me to navigate the ultra-busy career times and offset them with precious [...]

By | July 8th, 2017|Career Wisdom, Featured|

The Trouble for Women in Business School

In the United States, there are more male CEOs with the first name of John than there are female CEOs. Despite earning suffrage nearly a century ago, despite fighting for civil rights for more than 200 years, and despite all of our marches, boycotts, sit-ins, riots, and numerous forms of protest in recent months, women [...]

By | July 1st, 2017|Career Wisdom, Featured|

The Worker Experience Drives Company Success

The latest Gallup results indicate that employee engagement is a dismal 33%, a disappointing increase of only 3 points over the past few years. Gallup found that disengaged employees cost the country somewhere between $450 and $550 billion each year. That’s not good business and it’s not sustainable. I recently attended Appirio’s Worker Experience Tour [...]

By | June 24th, 2017|Career Wisdom, Featured|

Focus on Your Accomplishments in Your Resume

This post was contributed by Andy Duchow, a freelance copywriter/resume writer.  Find him at http://resumesbyandy.weebly.com/ If you're anything like me (and many of your fellow job seekers) you're good at selling yourself short. You may not even realize it. Years of freelance hustle and direct sales copywriting have for the most part cured me of my tendency [...]

By | June 16th, 2017|Career Wisdom, Featured|

Saving Time and Money During the Hiring Process

A company’s hiring process, like everything in the business world, needs to be efficient. But most of the time, getting quality employees doesn’t come cheap and it’s a process that easily can be bogged down by time-wasting practices. Fortunately, there are ways to find reliable prospective employees while minimizing cost and time. Here are effective [...]

By | June 9th, 2017|Career Wisdom, Featured|