A few months into her first sales gig, this professional quickly realized it wasn’t the job for her. But turns out, she learned a lot in those few months—lessons she uses in her (non-sales) jobs today.
When you’re trying to prove your worth at work, there’s a fine line between making a genuine impact on your team and being that annoying co-worker who just wants to show off. Rise above the ranks most effectively with these four ways to go above and beyond.
When females speak and behave in similar fashion to their male counterparts, rather than earning equal accolades and praise, they often incur just the opposite: a reputation for having “sharp elbows.” If this has happened to you, here’s how to deal.
We can’t magically grant you more time in the day, but we can share a little secret for getting more done in the time that you do have: aggressively guarding your schedule. Here are two simple steps to getting started.
Gunning for a promotion? Hoping to land a coveted C-suite position within the next few years? Whatever your career goals, it’s important to be aware of your potential for growth—and to realize when you’re in a job where that doesn’t exist.
It’s Thursday morning, you’re in the elevator, and the CEO skates between closing doors to join you for a 30-floor ride. Yikes. But don’t panic—just try one of these simple conversation starters.
When your boss isn’t a good communicator, your job tends to be lot harder than it should be. But instead of suffering in silence, try these strategies: They’ll not only help you get what you need—but they’ll improve your manager’s communication in the long run.
LinkedIn endorsements make it easy for your connections to quickly affirm your skills—and for recruiters to see what you have to offer. But before you start packing these recommendations into your profile, there are a few things you need to know.
Most of us have to do a little bit of creative thinking every day—and sometimes, that’s not easy. So, print out this creative-thinking cheat sheet, hang it in your office, and you’ll always be ready when you need to get your creative juices flowing.