Career Planning: What You Need to Know About Your Professional Future

Career Planning: What You Need to Know About Your Professional Future

For many of us, from the time we’re in high school, we’re taught the value of making a career plan. Whether it’s a five-year plan or a 10-year plan, we learn that looking to and preparing for the future will help us in getting there. As we move into adulthood and start developing our careers, though, career planning continues to …

get to know co-workers

Top 4 Tips to Get to Know Your Co-Workers

I’m having a hard time getting to know my co-workers. They all have known each other for a long time and it’s hard to feel included in casual conversations. How do I get to know them better? – Mona in Tuscaloosa, AL  Answer: Getting to know your co-workers follows the same path of forging any new relationship. You start with …

How to Manage a Successful, Fully Digital Business

How to Manage a Successful, Fully Digital Business

For the last several years – and especially since the pandemic hit in early 2020 – businesses have been trending towards a digital workforce. But for your digital business to be successful, you’ll need to know what does and doesn’t work for the online setting. How do you manage a fully digital business, with employees who telecommute from around the …

Virtual Interviews

Interviewing Secrets: How to Stand Out in Virtual Interviews

Are you on the hunt for a new job? Learn all the most helpful interviewing secrets in this three-part webinar series. Following the first installment about phone interviews, this second chapter focuses on the increasingly popular virtual interviews. HR Executive Sara Hill explains all the insider tips to knock your virtual interview out of the park. How can you set …

How Can Introverts Tap into Their Inner Power and Thrive at Work? - Nicole Burgess

How Can Introverts Tap into Their Inner Power and Thrive at Work?

It’s been said that we currently live in an extroverted society, and from this introvert’s perspective, that seems pretty accurate! But although it may feel like you need to be (or act like) an extrovert to excel in school, work, and life generally, introverts are actually powerful and valuable. Indeed, introverts have unique skills that set them up to succeed …

10 Creative Ways to Make Virtual Meetings More Fun

10 Creative Ways to Make Virtual Meetings More Fun

Most of us have been using virtual meetings a lot more this year, for obvious reasons. But how we can make our work Zoom calls more fun and memorable? Our returning guest Trina L. Martin joined us to share some creative ideas to spice up your professional meetings this holiday season. Find out how you can liven up your professional …

#MeToo - Companies Must do Better

“Time’s Up” – How Companies Must Do Better Right Now

The #MeToo movement is changing dynamics in the workplace as the staggering scope of the problem has come to light. Companies need to reexamine their internal policies, encourage change in corporate culture, and address sexual assault, harassment, and discrimination claims more directly. In short, companies must do better. How can they do this? Here are key lessons to take from …

How to Master Your LinkedIn Strategy - Louise Brogan

How to Master Your LinkedIn Strategy

After all these years, LinkedIn is still going strong, and it’s more important than ever in setting you up for career success. But how can you get the most out of this ever-changing platform? What are the key dos and don’ts that will lead to quality connections and a thriving career? We spoke with LinkedIn strategy expert Louise Brogan on …

Legal Considerations for Starting Your Own Business

Legal Considerations for Starting Your Own Business

Starting a business can be overwhelming, but it can also be very rewarding — especially if you start out with very little capital. And it’s even more challenging when you’re a woman, considering how women-owned businesses are still considered a minority. Not to mention, the hurdles faced by women who have started a business are often different from those experienced by …

Is Your Skill-Set Actually Future-Proof?

Is Your Skillset Actually Future-Proof?

It has been a rough few months. The COVID-19 pandemic, the worst global health crisis since the 1918 Spanish Flu, has killed over half a million people and infected many, many more. Unfortunately, that’s not all. The epidemic has also devastated the business world and left thousands out of a job. The present and near future look bleak for many. …

Revealing What Restructuring Looks Like Behind Hidden Doors

Revealing What Restructuring Looks Like Behind Hidden Doors

Given enough time, restructuring is something nearly all organizations go through. With all that’s happened this year, 2020 has brought about tons of change, something that will likely continue in 2021. What does it mean if your business is entering a phase of restructuring? What does that look like from the managerial perspective? In our new podcast interview, sales coach …