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If you don’t think potential employers are checking out your social media presence, you’re very mistaken. In fact, 70% of employers use social networking sites to research candidates, and 22% are looking for a reason not to hire the candidate, according to CareerBuilder.  The last thing you want is a few pictures or posts shared in… Read more »

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You’re pretty great, but if you don’t realize this, that’s a problem. As an ambitious person, you put a lot of pressure on yourself to succeed, but it’s very possible you’re being too hard on yourself. Feeling like you don’t measure up is no good and it will impact your future success.  It’s time to… Read more »

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As a busy healthcare professional, you spend more time worrying about others than yourself. Unfortunately, this is starting to catch up with you, as you’re battling a hard case of burnout.  For awhile, you thought you were just tired or battling a rough patch, but it’s become evident that the problem is much deeper. You don’t… Read more »

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It’s no secret that the clothes you wear to work — or a job interview — contribute to others’ perception of you. However, you might not realize the impact your attire has on you.  The clothing you choose in the morning actually sets the tone for the rest of your day. Dressing nicely, in an… Read more »

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You’ve been searching for a new job for awhile now, but you’re not getting very far. On paper, you feel like you’re doing everything right, but clearly, something isn’t working.  Whether you’re currently unemployed or just really unhappy at your current job, you’re eager to figure out what you’re doing wrong, so you can make positive changes. Here’s a… Read more »

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Hiring a new employee is a very big deal, so companies want to cover all the bases. Not only do they seek candidates with all the right skills on paper, they also want to make sure the person they choose has the soft skills needed to succeed.  If you’re considered a top contender for the… Read more »

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Listening is a huge part of effective communication. If you’re not great at it, you probably have trouble accomplishing much and maintaining quality relationships.  The biggest part of improving your listening skills is realizing the need for improvement — and you’ve done that. Here’s some advice to make positive changes and help you become a… Read more »

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It might seem like it took forever to get here, but the first day of spring is finally upon us. The big day arrives on Thursday, March 19, and no doubt you have some tidying up to do — but we’re not talking about your house.   More than just straightening up your home, spring cleaning can be applied to… Read more »

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You’ve been working as an administrative assistant for a while now. You feel like you’ve mastered the job, so you’re ready to take the next step — landing an executive administrative assistant role. While the two jobs are similar in nature, being an executive administrative assistant will require you to be at the top of… Read more »

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As a naturally ambitious person, you enjoy being challenged at work. Learning new things inspires you and keeps you engaged in your job. Once upon a time, you felt this way about your current position, but things have changed.  Lately, you spend much of your day bored. The tasks associated with your job have become… Read more »