By Jacqui Barrett-Poindexter
For some, the most nerve-wracking part of a hiring process is the interview. But, it doesn't have to be if you've taken time to practice your answers and delivery. Glassdoor.com has published an extensive list of some of the most common interview questions job seekers should... Read More »
By Vickie Elmer
With the year almost half over, it's time to size up your progress.
Your career may look like an amusement park, and you might feel like you're stuck in a line that's barely moving. Or maybe you rode one roller coaster only to see the other rides (goals) differently.
Just how far along are... Read More »
Summer is nearly upon us again. Though this season is a little less of a break when you're a grown-up than when you're a kid, it still feels different. You can be outside more. You can use the longer evenings to squeeze more life out of each day. Routines change, opening up an opportunity for rethinking how... Read More »
By Kris Ruby
What does true entrepreneurial success look like? Is it by number of books sold, number of columns secured, number of press hits, number of blog subscribers, or revenue?
I asked ten rock star entrepreneurs: How have you defined your success as an entrepreneur so far? And what is your advice to... Read More »
By Lydia Dishman
As we leave the New Years celebrations behind, we may find ourselves forgetting our career resolutions along with the lyrics to Auld Lang Syne. Maybe it would help us to hear what other people are planning to do for their jobs in 2012. Read More »
By Vickie Elmer
If you're like a lot of American workers, you are required to set and get some goals. They're part of your annual review or your management program, but they don't stir your passions or incite you to wake up an hour early to achieve them.
Maybe you're not setting the right goals –... Read More »
By Anthony Saladino
Starting a business comes with a fair shares of ups and downs. Some weeks will go well, and others, not so much. It is how you deal with these speed bumps in the road that separates the winners from the losers. When things get tough, are you going to go crying home to mama, or will you... Read More »
We all make mistakes on the job, and occasionally the boss steps in to correct our performance with discipline or a performance improvement plan. It's how you recover from adversity that sets you apart from the rest
You are accused of being "off sides" when the flag was thrown and everyone is pointing, "You,... Read More »
These are some typical questions you may be asked in an interview. You should prepare answers, and where possible, short examples of accomplishments to illustrate your answers, and thus your value to a company.
You always want to talk about your benefits and features, as if you were a product. After all, you... Read More »
The New Year has come and gone, and for many folks mid-January brings the promise of a stagnant feeling. The more and more people that I talk to, the more I hear: "I just feel like I am in a rut." Well that's no surprise since the winter months tend to throw a dark cloud over many of us with cold temps and a... Read More »