We all need to make these career mistakes and I'm sure my initial letters were not as eloquent as I would have liked. Graduates need a wakeup call and I'm hopeful that after reading this they'll get one.
A gathering of "urban green innovators," as they were called, yielded a crop of optimism about the myriad environmental challenges facing New Yorkers in the coming years. "Count the short-term victories," and "Keep your eyes on the prize," appeared to be some of the main messages from the event.
My friend's nephew is out of college and tackling a big challenge: how to find the right career. College grads everywhere finish their formal educatio...
Working with recruiters is an integral part of most people's job search strategy, yet there seems to be a consistently negative perception about recruiters: aggressive, untrustworthy, and only interested in placement fees.
The idea that your resume and cover letter are getting sent into cyberspace can be intimidating, but keep in mind you can always follow up on an online application. Here are a few tips and tricks that can help you master the online application.
To plan amazing training sessions that yield significant impact, you will need to understand the work your teams are doing in theory and in practice, and create an appropriate array of courses covering what is required, desired and inspired.
Meeting deadlines may get you through the week but relationships and reputation are going to make you successful in the long-run. Here are six best practices for those looking to play the long-game and establish themselves as leaders in their industry.
I have to acknowledge that my mixed Afro-Latina heritage has given me both a lighter complexion and a looser curl pattern than most Black women. These factors alone grant me privileges in the workplace, privileges that must be acknowledged in order to have an honest conversation.
I believe everyone has a story to tell. Many have several. Just as the average person dreams 4 or 6 times a night, I think an average person can spin ...
How rich do you want to be? Think of the richest person you know for a moment. Ever consider how they got there? It may have something to do with good luck and the family fortune.
Today, the Earth got a little hotter, and a little more crowded. Imagine This Looking Like A...
What sometimes makes retail stressful are the situations that you have to figure out for yourself. Your boss or trainer only told you the basic things (or maybe they didn't) and then you had to fend for yourself. Here are a few things that people wished they had been taught.
With another baseball season underway, I've been reflecting on the revolution within the game. Since Michael Lewis' Moneyball hit the shelves, baseball analytics departments have become the "thing" in front offices all around the game.
As a young professional, there are things I wish someone would have given me a heads up about during the job search and interview process. Sometimes simple mistakes are putting qualified candidates at the bottom of the barrel.
On paper, he looked like the ideal hire. Ivy League education. Top-notch work experience. Strong referrals. Rationally, all signs suggested I should hire him. And yet, I felt what can only be described as a "tap on the shoulder" -- an intuitive, but impossible-to-pinpoint feeling that something was off.
Are you over 50 and feeling frustrated by the lack of opportunities in the job market? Do you think you're being overlooked simply because of your age? Are you tired of seeing the jobs go to younger, less experienced applicants? If so... read on!