Career Wisdom

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|

Sleep and Success: A Necessity to Get Ahead

We often put our own well-being to the back of the proverbial back burner in order to get ahead, but over time all this does is set us back. It’s estimated that nearly a third of the working world is sleep deprived, which may equal meeting short term deadline goals, but it doesn’t take long [...]

By | June 2nd, 2017|Career Wisdom, Featured|

The Health Benefits of Walking Part II

This post was contributed by Jacky Miller, a Registered Dietician based in New Zealand. She is deeply passionate about holistic health, yoga, meditation, nutrition and exercise. She writes regularly on health related topics for blogs including MindBodyGreen, Jen Reviews, and The Huffington Post. Here are 25 additional health benefits of walking, according to Jacky Miller. [...]

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

The Health Benefits of Walking Part I

This post was contributed by Jacky Miller, a Registered Dietician based in New Zealand. She is deeply passionate about holistic health, yoga, meditation, nutrition and exercise. Through gentle and non-invasive treatments, she addresses the cause of illness and encourages the body to heal itself naturally. She also has extensive teaching experience having taught yoga, breath [...]

By | May 19th, 2017|Career Wisdom, Featured|

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 there is a sense of pressure to quickly find a job as to not feel the impact of lost wages. It takes an organization an average of about fifty-two days [...]

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

Career Wisdom for the Class of 2017

It is commencement season and newly minted graduates will be entering the career world in droves. From undergrads to those earning advanced degrees, micro credentials, and everything in-between – The Class of 2017 is ready to get to work. The National Association of Colleges and Employers (NACE) rates the job market for new 2017 graduates [...]

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