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The 8 Essential Steps of Executive Onboarding

George Bradt | Posted 02.10.2016 | Business
George Bradt

When it comes to executive onboarding, the difference between success and failure often comes down to following eight essential steps. They are really just common sense. So it never ceases to amaze that more people don't follow them.

The Keys to Strengthening the Organization in Your First 100 Days in a New Job

George Bradt | Posted 01.24.2016 | Business
George Bradt

Of all the tools in your toolbox, putting people in the right roles is one of the most powerful. It is also the most explosive. As you seek to evolve (or shock!) the culture, these moves will be the most decisive and will have the greatest impact.

Drive Operational Accountability During Your First 100 Days in a New Job

George Bradt | Posted 01.17.2016 | Business
George Bradt

Team milestone management is the single most important operational leadership skill you can develop. It is the critical link between theoretical strategies and plans and activities that actually have practical, value-creating impact.

What A Job Interviewer Says vs. What They Actually Mean

The Huffington Post | Andy McDonald | Posted 01.06.2016 | Comedy

Interviews: It's like your best friend throwing their kid a first birthday party. You pretty much have to go, but everyone in the room knows that it's...

Activate Ongoing Communication Early in a New Job

George Bradt | Posted 01.03.2016 | Business
George Bradt

Everything communicates. Everything. Even the things you don't do and don't say send powerful signals to everybody in the organization observing you.

When Your First Day on a Job Is the Most Fun You've Ever Had, You've Picked the Right Profession

Dick Guttman | Posted 12.17.2015 | Entertainment
Dick Guttman

If jobs were food, publicity would be chicken paprikash. The Hungarian recipe is spicy, a touch of danger. It begins, my Hungarian grandfather early...

Position Yourself for Success Heading Into a New Job

George Bradt | Posted 12.13.2015 | Business
George Bradt

Knowing your strengths and motivations will help you better create career options that are a true fit for your skills, will allow you to better position yourself in interviews (sell before you buy), and will help you thoroughly assess and effectively mitigate risks.

6 Ways to Make a Great Impression at a New Job

GoGirl Finance | Posted 11.06.2015 | Women
GoGirl Finance

If your first day at a new job is on the horizon, be sure to check out these six tips to make a fantastic first impression.

3 Things That Will Always Stand In The Way Of Your Goals

Gary Vaynerchuk | Posted 11.02.2015 | Business
Gary Vaynerchuk

There are a million reasons why not, but there is one good reason why, which is this: You just have to persevere. No matter what happens, it's the way it is, and you have to keep going. And that is where the optimism lives. If you truly believe that you can do it no matter what, you've got this.

7 Signs That It's Time To Quit Your Job

Elsa Alexandra Razborsek | Posted 11.02.2015 | Women
Elsa Alexandra Razborsek

Here are seven common clues that you may be better off quitting your job to pursue a different opportunity, start your own business, or simply take a well-deserved sabbatical to think about who you are and what you really want to do.

10 Tips On How to Be a Success in Your New Job

Rebecca Grainger | Posted 09.28.2015 | Business
Rebecca Grainger

Keep a record of your accomplishments and contributions from day one, including emails thanking you for your work, performance reports, and all positive feedback. When it's time for your performance review, if you're seeking promotion or negotiating a pay rise, you'll wish you had done it. So start now!

5 Things You Should Know Before Taking a New Job

GoGirl Finance | Posted 08.28.2015 | Women
GoGirl Finance

Your job is so much more than just a title and a salary. As an employee, you want to know a few key things before you accept any position. After all, it's where you'll spend the majority of your time -- you want to make sure it's a good fit in more ways than one.

If You Were Being Completely Honest On Your First Day Of Work

The Huffington Post | Andy McDonald | Posted 08.03.2015 | Comedy

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How to Write a Goodbye Email to Your Coworkers

Sarah Cooper | Posted 07.21.2015 | Business
Sarah Cooper

After you quit your job, your goodbye email to your coworkers has the power to set the tone for your tenure, your departure, and your farewell happy hour drinks at 5. With this in mind, here's a proven 8-step formula for writing your goodbye email.

Why Taking Down My Vision Board Was the Right Thing to Do

Katie Craig | Posted 07.07.2015 | Women
Katie Craig

Nearly two years ago, I made a vision board. I scoured magazines for the perfect images and words that represented the life I wanted to have.

Change Can Be Invigorating!

Karin Joy Whitley | Posted 05.26.2015 | Healthy Living
Karin Joy Whitley

All the signs were pointing to a reverberating YES! After 12.5 years with the same employer, things began to shift for me. The 50-mile, one-way, "no...

5 Signs It's Time For A New Job

Tomas Chamorro-Premuzic, Ph.D. | Posted 06.16.2015 | Business
Tomas Chamorro-Premuzic, Ph.D.

Regardless of your age, background, or accomplishments, you have probably fantasized about the possibility of a new career at some point in your life. To help you decide whether it may be time for a career change, here are five critical signs that you would probably benefit from a career switch.

Is Your Boss an Empty Suit?

Craig Newmark | Posted 03.30.2015 | Business
Craig Newmark

Your first task after getting inside might be to determine if the boss is an "empty suit," looking good and projecting confidence and that's it. Then you decide if the culture is a fit for you.

The 1 Question You Must Ask About Your New Job

Gina Ciliberto | Posted 02.16.2015 | Business
Gina Ciliberto

Are you given the proper support to fulfill these responsibilities? And, most importantly, can you handle more autonomy than you bargained for if you find yourself in an environment where the rules are, largely, up to you?

Should You Stay or Should You Go?

Christine Fruechte | Posted 02.10.2015 | Business
Christine Fruechte

Over the years, other opportunities have come my way, but I've chosen to stay for reasons that I hope will inspire others as we finish 2014 and set goals for the year ahead.

How to Answer the Most Boring Interview Questions With the Most Interesting Answers

Wes Janisen | Posted 01.18.2015 | Business
Wes Janisen

How do you slip in a great story when your interviewer is asking the slew of usual questions that seem to merit one-sentence answers?

Is It Time For A New Job? 6 Ways To Find Out

Megan Dalla-Camina | Posted 09.26.2014 | Women
Megan Dalla-Camina

If you leave a job too early, you run the risk of not leveraging all of the experience the role can offer you. But if you stay too long, you can get stale and miss opportunities for career expansion or greater enjoyment. Here are six questions to ask to help you determine if it is time to move on.

7 Tips for a Productive First Week on the Job

Diane Gottsman | Posted 06.28.2014 | Business
Diane Gottsman

Your first few days set a precedence on what others can expect from you as a coworker and employee. Here are seven ways to make the most of your first week on the job.

4 Signs That You Should Go To Therapy

Ben Michaelis, Ph.D. | Posted 06.14.2014 | Healthy Living
Ben Michaelis, Ph.D.

I recently had a friend who was feeling stuck reach out to me to ask if she should start seeing a therapist. After our call, I thought that it would be useful to share some of these ideas with others who are considering "the talking cure."

Top 100 Ideas And Quotes For First-Time Leaders

George Bradt | Posted 06.02.2014 | Business
George Bradt

As a refresher on the fundamentals of leadership, this highlights 100 of the best ideas and quotes for first-time leaders from my New Leader's Playboo...