Category: Career Management

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12 Things Savvy Professionals Do

Savvy professionals manage their careers and personal responsibilities while ensuring they are prepared to change jobs when necessary. They own their personal and professional development and take consistent action to stay prepared during the life of their careers. Consider these aspects so you too can prepare yourself to stay savvy and prepared for any job […]

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Personal Branding: Making the Right First Impression

Making the right first impression is critical to every professional, especially for those new to an organization. When you’re new, everyone wants to understand your plans and your approach to achieving them. Your direct reports have an even keener interest in you—they will strive to understand how your goals will impact them. More importantly, your […]

Be Unique to Get the Job

I noticed Paul Drury, HR & Recruitment Blog Ghostwriter at RecruitmentWriter.com, posted the following with his wife’s photo and a sign with “hire me” on LinkedIn a couple of days ago: “This is Julia. She is my wife. She is looking for a job in Logistics. (one hour from Cambridge, UK) She will kill me […]

Today’s Workplace: Thriving in Your First 90 Days

By Andy Gregory and Tuesday Strong. Andy is founder of recruiting firm CGP Network. Tuesday Strong is founder of Strong Performance Management LLC. Originally published on Inside Indiana Business on January 18, 2016.   As awkward and difficult as starting a new job can be, the flip side is a clean slate. What are you […]

Detroit Lions’ Ryan Broyles is Owning It!

Broyles Uses Road Maps to Achieve Goals I first learned of Ryan Broyles when I read an ESPN headline about him being financially frugal early on in his career in anticipation of his future. I’ll admit that I know very little about football but I’ve heard of the perils of athletes who are paid well. […]

OWN IT! Take Charge of Your Career

OWN IT! Take Charge of Your Career

Have You Taken Charge of Your Career? Develop Your Personal Brand and Succeed in a Crowded Market Through Professional Development, Storytelling and Networking Technology, globalization and the pace of change continue to be drivers for independent career management. Work environments and the way in which we work and think about work continue to change at […]

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New Manager’s Success Plan

10 Strategies to Position Managers for Success How can you stop stressing over your role as a new manager? • It’s not about having a college degree. • It’s not about being selected over other applicants. • It’s not even about knowing the right people. The real secret to being an effective manager is being […]

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What Managing Without Guidance Costs Us

Hiring, training and attrition can cost us a lot but managing without guidance costs us as well – much more than we might think: First, it can cost us our jobs. We may think because we’ve acquired a certain level of experience and education that we’re somewhat insulated from cutbacks or outsourcing but that’s not […]

Beyond Your Job Title

Keeping Your Job Title in Perspective Throughout the years I’ve cherished the wisdom and support of my mentors and truly inspirational leaders. The challenges and opportunities I’ve experienced have afforded me both learning and growth and at times, great joy. When you know who you are and what you value, your job title begins to matter […]

Your Career Success Begins with You

Focus on Your Professional Development Each of us has a choice, accept what happens in our careers or take actions that position us for success.  Your career success begins with you.  While this is obvious to most, to some it isn’t and they approach their careers by passively accepting their careers, rather than taking a […]