Growing From a “Follower” to a “Leader” In the Workplace

August 30th, 2013

Do you feel you could become a great leader—not just another follower—at work? Are you ready to start fulfilling your ambitions? Here are 10 steps you can take to take you from where you are to where you want to be. 1. Take Responsibility – If you want to become a leader at work, take… Read More

When Your Interviewer is Rude… or Worse!

August 23rd, 2013

When you go into an interview, you expect to be treated a certain way. After all, you are a professional, meeting with another professional, both hoping that the end result is successful for both sides. But you might come up against an interviewer who is hostile, rude, unenthusiastic or inappropriate. What can you do in… Read More

Should You Withdraw Your Application? Five Warning Signs That Say Yes

August 16th, 2013

If you’ve been unemployed for a long time or dislike your current job, it’ll be tempting to take any job offer that comes along. But accepting the wrong job can be worse—so don’t ignore any red flags!  Here are five signs that you should just say no to a possible job. 1. You are not… Read More

What Are Employers Finding When They Google You?

August 9th, 2013

If the hiring manager at your target employer—or your current boss—did an Internet search on your name right now, what would they see? And would they be impressed with your intelligence and professionalism, or turned off by your attitudes and habits? There’s a reason that people are being cautioned about what they post on their… Read More

Wanting the “Perfect” Employee: Your Achilles Heel in Hiring

August 2nd, 2013

When is the last time you found a “perfect” employee—one who both does a great job and fits well into your company? And how long did it take you to find that person? Don’t fall into the trap of holding out for the perfect employee every time. And don’t make the mistake of thinking that… Read More