Career Wisdom

An Obsession with Reading Can Enhance Your Career

This blog was contributed by Rebecca Temsen and first appeared in Self Development Secrets. Books are everywhere. Libraries big and small and bookstores are splattered all over college campuses and larger cities. They are all filled with one of the most important things of all time—books. Those who read books appreciate the multiple places to [...]

By |2018-08-03T01:24:39+00:00April 20th, 2018|Career Wisdom, Featured|

Emotions At Work: Keeping Them In Check

Emotional Intelligence guru, Daniel Goleman, says that, to succeed in today’s workplace, the ability to manage your emotions is key. In his book Working With Emotional Intelligence, Goleman emphasizes the importance of understanding how our emotions affect our actions on the job as well as how they influence the reactions of others. As a career [...]

By |2018-08-03T01:24:40+00:00April 15th, 2018|Career Wisdom, Featured|

Rock How You Recognize Colleagues in Your Workplace

You need not wait for the next National Employee Appreciation Day to recognize the great work of your colleagues. The research indicates that when people feel valued and appreciated on the job it enhances their satisfaction, productivity, and organizational morale. According to Annamarie Mann and Nate Dvorak from Gallup Business Journal: “In today's war for [...]

By |2018-08-03T01:24:40+00:00April 8th, 2018|Career Wisdom, Featured|

Five Rookie Mistakes to Avoid During Job Interviews

By Laura Deck A few weeks ago, I interviewed three candidates for a marketing specialist position at the Silicon Valley tech nonprofit where I work. The position was targeted at individuals who had acquired a few years of marketing experience since college graduation. I was expecting some basic marketing skills and a modest amount of [...]

By |2018-08-03T01:24:41+00:00March 30th, 2018|Career Wisdom, Featured|

Happiness Hacks to Reinvigorate Your Workday

Gallup defines engaged employees as those who are involved in, enthusiastic about, and committed to their workplace. A whopping 51% of American workers are actively looking for a new job or watching for new job openings. Many cite a work culture that is not inviting, stimulating, or designed to foster community amongst employees. Since the [...]

By |2018-08-06T08:11:06+00:00March 23rd, 2018|Career Wisdom, Featured|

How to Manage Stress in The Workplace

We often hear the word stress when someone talks about their work-life. What exactly do you think they are complaining about? What triggers stress at a workplace? Does everyone experience it? Did you know that during 2015/2016, there were about 488,000 cases of issues related to stress at the workplace and mental health in the [...]

By |2018-08-03T01:24:42+00:00March 18th, 2018|Career Wisdom, Featured|

Eye Contact in the Career World: Where Are Yours Focused?

It’s often said that the eyes are “the windows to the soul,” and it makes sense considering that the way we make eye contact speaks volumes about how we feel about ourselves, and others. If you’re looking to improve your communication skills, I encourage you to pay attention to your eye contact – how you’re [...]

By |2018-08-03T01:24:43+00:00March 10th, 2018|Career Wisdom, Featured|

Resilience: The Art of Getting Back On the Horse

I loved watching the Olympics in February. Having a front row seat and experiencing the thrill of victory and agony of defeat – with world-class skiers, skaters and bobsledders competing their hearts out – was awe-inspiring, to say the least. I must say, however, that as much as I’m amazed at Olympians’ laser-focused commitment to [...]

By |2018-03-03T09:17:24+00:00March 3rd, 2018|Career Wisdom, Featured|

How My 10-year Vision Helped Me Design My Ultimate Career

Special thanks to Matthew Moheban for this guest blog post. He is the Co-Founder of Live220 and 220 Leadership, companies he started with his brother to help students and young professionals shatter their perceived limitations to create the life, career and relationships of their dreams. Long-term thinking prioritizes what matters Since I was in high school, I had [...]

By |2018-08-03T01:24:45+00:00February 23rd, 2018|Career Wisdom, Featured|

Job Searching With Heart – Part II: Finding the Right Fit

Philosopher and theologian, Howard Thurman famously said: “Don’t ask what the world needs, ask what makes you come alive and go do it. Because what the world needs is people who have come alive.” In my blog post last week – “Job Searching With Heart: Part One,” Thurman’s inspiring quote served as a jumping off [...]

By |2018-08-03T01:24:45+00:00February 16th, 2018|Career Wisdom, Featured|