How to Handle Getting Laid-Off Without Warning

Getting laid-off without any prior warning can be devastating. You must deal with a wide range of emotions after hearing the news, and you have to plan for the future. You might be upset, but you cannot let your emotions control your reaction. Here are some practical steps you can take when facing this uncertain situation.

How to Stop Burnout and Build Momentum in Your Career

Finding a job in the career you have always wanted is a dream come true. However, remaining in the same occupation for many years can sometimes lead to burnout. Before that happens, consider the following steps to maximize your potential and sustain career success in doing a job you truly enjoy.

Creating Your Own Success with Innovative Ideas

If you’re green you’re growing if you’re ripe you’re rotting. That is to say, if you want to create a better future for yourself or your company, you need to continue innovating and growing… even if you’ve experienced some success in the past. Innovation isn’t easy and not every initiative will succeed, but it beats the alternative which is to become stale and eventually either stall or decline.

Business Casual: Dress for Success

For many companies today, business casual is the norm. However, because it’s still important for all employees to project a professional image. Knowing what clothing works best as business casual can be an important factor in enhancing your career prospects. On the other hand, if you get it wrong you just might hurt your image […]

Women Entrepreneurs Making An Impact Now

These days almost every industry has its share of outstanding women entrepreneurs. The list starts at the top of the business food-chain with first-time women CEOs such as Mary Barra of General Motors and IBM’s Ginni Rometty. This is followed with more CEOs, in other fields such as education, social media, and the non-profit sector. In addition, woman entrepreneurial power comes in teams that are co-founding the next big thing. Here is a glimpse of this diverse group of women professionals with expertise, insight, and vision for innovating and trendsetting.

Proper Business Attire for Women- Infographic

There is an old saying “the clothes make the man” or in this case the woman.  In the modern culture many women think, “oh, I should be able to be myself” and “they shouldn’t judge me by how I dress” and “I just want to be comfortable”.  But unfortunately people’s brains are wired to make […]

The Path to Success: From Intern to Employee

The job market has never been more competitive than it is now. So candidates today have to go above and beyond to stand out against other applicants. Obviously, the work experience of each candidate is important but how you present yourself is equally important. Once you have the basic educational qualifications required, employers are in a position where they […]

How to Deal with a Challenging Personality on Your Project

As a Project Management Professional (PMP), it is extremely rare to come across a perfect set of people who work cohesively within your team all the time. There will always be someone who doesn’t quite fit, their performance is problematic, or their personality clashes with one or more within the group. It is important to […]

Happiness is Employee Incentive Awards

Generally speaking, a company with happy employees means increased output and more revenue. Some of the main factors that contribute to employee happiness is feeling valued, matching them with jobs that accentuate their strengths and by celebrating their accomplishments. Consequently, it’s important to provide your employees with awards and incentives from time to time. Newsletter […]

Ray Was No “Norma Rae” He Understood Success

Last time we looked at Joe and the key to success. How he went from sweeping floors to plant manager in a few short years. Today we will look at Ray. As told by Dennis Miller: It’s not Fair! No SALESMAN should make that kind of money I started my career as an accountant for a […]