Tag: professional

  • How To Be Yourself At Work: 3 Tips

    How To Be Yourself At Work: 3 Tips

    You can be professional while still maintaining your individual identity. Most employers want to see your personality shine through even before they hire you -- after all, no one wants to work with someone who doesn't have the self-motivation to pursue their own interests. Continue Reading

  • How College Grads Flub Interviews, Fail On The Job  [Infographic]

    How College Grads Flub Interviews, Fail On The Job [Infographic]

    The current dearth of jobs may seem reason enough for the recent batch of 2 million college graduates to put their best foot forward when interviewing for jobs. But many of them are failing to make the grade, according to the 2012 "Professionalism in the Workplace Study" from York College of Pennsylvania... Continue Reading

  • Why Being Your (Super) Self Is Better Than Being Professional

    Why Being Your (Super) Self Is Better Than Being Professional

    By Althaf Ahmed You probably hear the phrase "just be yourself" more often than you like. But being yourself is hard, right? In a competitive world where people seem to work their way up the ladder by being professional and perfect for the job, is it really smart to be your goofy or sarcastic self? Didn't... Continue Reading

  • Identifying (And Taming) Your Professional Inner Muppet

    Identifying (And Taming) Your Professional Inner Muppet

    The Muppets are making a comeback to the big screen this fall and fans new and old couldn't be more excited. But as adorable and funny as the Muppet clan can be, taking on their personality traits could be holding you back professionally. While Kermit is solid – really, the backbone of the crew –... Continue Reading

  • Best Colors To Wear In A Job Interview

    Best Colors To Wear In A Job Interview

    By Vickie Elmer As your big interview approaches, you look deep into your closet to see what to wear. Your bright red jacket, the one that seems to give you strength and luck, calls out: "Wear me!" Then you remember the advice you once read somewhere: Wear a dark, plain professional suit to your job... Continue Reading