How do you measure who someone has become after an education, a class, a teacher, a degree? How do you measure hope, trust, citizenship, critical thinking, art, respect, self-esteem, or a desire for growth and contribution?
Regardless of whether you love these holiday office parties or not, it is a smart career move to attend them and behavior appropriately. Use them as an opportunity to socialize with people whom you normally don't get a chance to relax with during the course of the year!
Addressing the Clean Power Plan is likely among one of the first big issues your administration will face, here are three things you can push for now to spur the state's energy economy and all the positive activity that brings.
Job search is not a rational process, but we pretend it is. In the name of efficiency and cost savings and sometimes plain old "just not getting it," we both coach and do our own job search as if it was a mathematical formula or a recipe for a nice, warm cup of soup.
I've had the privilege of engaging with hundreds of remarkable undergraduates and graduate students while working at Duke University's Fuqua School of...
I'm in no position to tell anyone to quit their job and start their own business, but if you've ever considered leaving it all behind to start your own thing, here are some crucial things that I've done in my life that have helped me come to a place where I was ready.
Once upon a time, there was a popular slogan in the Catskills that summed up the reason why most residents living the antithesis of the American Dream in the region favored the building of casinos in the once renown resort area.
If you are going to send a cover letter then you must (try to) find out the name and address the letter accordingly. In a competitive market it is the small things that can separate you from your competition, and correctly addressing your cover letter could be that defining factor.
So here's the dilemma: When is acting being professional? When is acting being phony? I want to help leaders learn how to be great performers, but I never believe that they should be phonies. How can I, as a coach, understand the difference?
From these experiences, I've come away with 10 lessons about work and the corporate world that I wish I could have known when I had graduated college at age 22. Ultimately, it's my hope that you are able to do the work that you were created to do, no matter what stage of life you are in.
As thousands return home from their duties here and overseas, they are seeking professions that are fulfilling, high value and allow them more tools to take care of themselves and their families.
I am going to speak as a Marine and a former hiring manager. I was once a Sergeant in the United States Marine Corps with two Iraq tours and have worked in the retail, real estate, the tech industry start-up and education sectors.
Let's employ the ingenuity and expertise of our nation's veterans to build the world's sustainable energy future, right here in America.
No one should be surprised that the American people are economically insecure and anxious. Seven in 10 voters said the nation's economy is in bad shape. Voters who said the economy was important to them voted 2 to 1 for Republicans.
I remember in second grade, my teacher went around the classroom and asked each student what they wanted to be when they grew up. Some kids wanted to be doctors and lawyers, but most wanted to be athletes or superheroes.
Students have the opportunity to return home with skills that will make them more employable in today's global economy. How can we help our student abroad students build those important global skills?