Winning Edge

What is the Winning Edge to Ensure Career Success?

Regardless of your role, your attitude and willingness to work with others is worth 50% of your position. These two attributes contribute more to the perception of your co-workers, supervisors, and management than any other skill. They give you a winning edge for promotions and leadership opportunities. Attitude is prevalent in your every action. A positive, enthusiastic attitude encourages and …

Webinar Interview Secrets In-Person Interviews

Interviewing Secrets: How to Excel During In-Person Interviews

Are you on the hunt for a new job? Learn all the most helpful interviewing secrets in our full three-part webinar series. Following the first installment about phone interviews and a second chapter on virtual interviews, this third and final installment focuses on the biggest step: in-person interviews. HR Executive Sara Hill shares insider tips that will lead to a …

Language Matters: How to Be Inclusive of LGBTQ+ Colleagues

Language Matters: How to Be Inclusive of LGBTQ+ Colleagues

As we all work towards greater diversity and inclusion at work, it’s important to give some particular focus to how we interact with our LGBTQ+ colleagues. What might you be saying or doing that can be divisive or offensive? How can we instead communicate in ways that are more respectful and inclusive? Our Director of Content Rachel shares some advice …

How Can Women Overcome Systemic Challenges and Ensure Success?

How Can Women Overcome Systemic Challenges and Ensure Success?

Most of us are well aware that women face bigger hurdles in their path to career success. From discriminatory hiring practices to the gender wage gap to that glass ceiling in our way, there are systemic challenges blocking our way. How can women overcome these barriers, both individually and as a whole? For our new podcast, we spoke with our …

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 …