They are part of First Book, a nonprofit network of teachers, librarians, community leaders and program administrators serving kids in need -- a network that stretches across the country and around the world.
You are the president of your life. When it comes to your career and/or small business you can borrow a marketing page from corporate America. Each person regardless of age, title or the industry/business they are in, need to understand the importance of branding.
We all know the saying, "When opportunity knocks..." Well, why don't we change things up a bit and knock on opportunity's door? I have learned quite a bit during my college career about opportunity, and I want to share them with you brilliant millennial college students
Having a life outside of the industry makes you more versatile and interesting in a networking situation. With a well-rounded life, you are able to keep up with conversations and have meaningful opinions -- making you much more interesting and memorable.
While LinkedIn is an amazing networking and job hunting tool, there is an etiquette to connecting with people you don't already have a relationship with. Here are some important guidelines to remember when reaching out on LinkedIn.
Over the course of the last year, journalists and social commentators alike have taken to highlighting an allegedly alarming new trend: The rise of the romantically-stunted, career-driven and perpetually single 20-something-year-old-woman.
I've talked a lot about our obsession with teamwork (and its dark shadow, totally unnecessary consensus), but also the WASPy, milquetoast way people speak in corporate America. Sometimes, "collaboration" is just another word for shared incompetence.
Networking has become a dirty word when it is in fact an important, natural and valuable use of time. The way to succeed is to simply not think of it as "networking" but simply as making new connections and sharing information.
I've noticed that despite growing social and professional acceptance, introverts are still wildly misunderstood. People may be more open about being introverts, but they cling to assumptions that don't stand up to the test of rigorous evidence. It's time to debunk five myths.