Advancement

3 ways to advance your career

Invest in your professional de­­vel­­opment with these tips from Miriam Salpeter, founder of Keppie Careers.

Admins take on the energy industry

Administrative professionals are vital to the success of the oil and gas industry, says Brittney Valenzuela, at Kelly Services. It’s no wonder these admins are in high demand.

Do you have online networking all wrong?

Networking is at the heart of any job search and vital to advancing your career. If you aren’t seeing the results you hoped for, don’t give up yet. Here are five ways you may be getting it all wrong and suggestions on how to get it right.

3 steps to becoming a better leader

If you’re struggling to be a leader, consider these tips from Dan McCarthy.

Don't let these regrets plague you

Technology entrepreneur Daniel Gulati sat down with a group of professionals working in a variety of fields to discuss their greatest career regrets and found five major themes.

What it takes to go from bud to boss

If you received a promotion and suddenly found yourself supervising people who were your peers the day before, would you know how to break the ice and make a smooth transition?

How to schmooze like a pro

Networking is an essential part of building and sustaining a successful professional career, but it’s a skill that doesn’t come naturally to many people. When people refer to it as “schmoozing,” it can sometimes feel downright sleazy. It doesn’t have to be that way, though.

Evolution of the editor's assistant

Sergio Kletnoy's role as a magazine editor’s assistant at Cosmopolitan is taking on new life as it moves away from “The Devil Wears Prada” stereotype to a role with more involvement within the company. Here’s an inside look into his life and the evolution of the magazine editor’s assistant.

Harnessing the power of respect

Dr. Paul Marciano is the author of Car­­rots and Stick Don’t Work: Build a Culture of Employee En­­gage­­ment with the Principles of RESPECT. We spoke to him about how to build a successful career as an admin and the power of respect in the workplace.

Building a strong professional network

Building a powerful LinkedIn network takes more than taking a great headshot for your profile and projecting a friendly attitude. Marketing entrepreneur Kevin Daum offers these tips for what else you should be doing.