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Negotiation Tips from Personal Capital

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By | February 4th, 2017|Career Wisdom, Featured|

How a Serial Career Pivoter Navigated Life’s Twists and Turns

By Laura Deck Career paths stopped being linear decades ago. Working for the same company for thirty plus years hasn’t been the norm for a long time, and, thankfully, job-hopping is no longer considered a career-limiting move. The new reality of work is more often characterized by frequent pivots rather than a sustained sprint. According [...]

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

Take The Reins! Resources to Start Your Freelance Career

This blog was contributed by Reanne Brian. Over the last decade, a massive trend has seen more and more people taking their work into their own hands as a freelancer. It's becoming much easier to monetize your skills on a private basis. This sort of work can be extremely rewarding, and it’s a great way to [...]

By | January 21st, 2017|Career Wisdom, Featured|

How Neat Is Your Desk? 5 Strategies To Help You Get Organized

Our desks are the mission control of our workdays, and, if you’re anything like me, when my desk is orderly, I feel a bit more grounded than on the days when it looks like a two year old climbed up and gleefully played fifty-two-pick-up on top of it with a stack of files. If one [...]

By | January 14th, 2017|Career Wisdom, Featured|

Design Your Life and Career in 2017

The New Year provides opportunity for reflection and a fresh start. Many people feel stuck or helpless in the wrong job, the wrong relationship, or an unhappy life. The concept of design thinking will empower you with practical and creative strategies to reboot what’s not working so you have more control over your destiny. With [...]

By | January 7th, 2017|Career Wisdom, Featured|

I’m Floating My Stress Away!

Admittedly, I am a high-energy, focused, and ambitious career woman who works very hard. While my career brings me great satisfaction and achieving a new goal gives me an adrenaline rush, I find it hard to sit still, let alone relax. I exercise hard to honor my body and it’s rare that I am not [...]

By | December 30th, 2016|Career Wisdom, Featured|

Applying Eat, Pray, Love to Your Life

If you haven’t read Liz Gilbert’s book Eat Pray Love or seen the blockbuster movie with Julia Roberts, the nutshell version is that it took Liz (the protagonist) a full twelve months and three countries to strike a balance between pleasure seeking and inner spiritual peace. Liz ultimately found her authentic self and although traveling [...]

By | December 25th, 2016|Career Wisdom, Featured|

Crack the Gender Code in the Interview

I read a fabulous article by Muriel Vega in Pink Magazine online about how men take credit more easily for their accomplishments and often see negotiation as a sport. In the end this often gets them higher pay rates. Connie Glaser, a communications expert and author of Gender Talk Works: 7 Steps for Cracking the [...]

By | December 17th, 2016|Career Wisdom, Featured|

How To Use Your Office Holiday Party to Land a Promotion

Vicki Salemi wrote this great piece in the New York Post and included my insight about leveraging the office holiday party to your career advantage. Check it out! When a company’s branch manager throws a huge party to land a client in the Jennifer Aniston flick “Office Christmas Party,” out this week, many viewers may [...]

By | December 10th, 2016|Career Wisdom, Featured|

Honor Your Body in Life and Career

I recently listened to Arianna Huffington’s book, The Sleep Revolution: Transforming Your Life, One Night at a Time, and it changed my life. I knew that sleep was essential for health and wellbeing but I felt caught up in the myth of how hard working and successful people must sacrifice their life for their career. [...]

By | December 3rd, 2016|Career Wisdom, Featured|