Advancement

Are some behaviors holding you back?

April 6, 2015 Categorized in: Advancement

If your career is stalling, or you want to put yourself in the best position possible to receive a raise or promotion, it’s time to look hard at yourself and the things you do.
Meeting icebreaker: Try ‘Guess My Lie’ … Take the “Hi” road … Seek insight from peers, not just superiors or mentors.

Hang tough and follow through

March 11, 2015 Categorized in: Advancement

During a recent Q&A, actor Kevin Costner offered his rules for ­living.
In today’s competitive job environment, many employers are also looking for a strong social media presence from applicants. But what does that mean?

Start now to develop leadership skills

February 24, 2015 Categorized in: AdvancementSupervising

When you look at job ads, you’ll notice few, if any, seeking people who are new to management. But how are you supposed to get started in management if all the jobs require experience?

Soft skills every great admin possesses

February 20, 2015 Categorized in: Advancement

Check out an HR pro’s list of the ones most desired to find out if you have what it takes to be the best.
Office rules are constantly evolving as new technology and trends show up in the workplace. Forbes career and leadership writer Susan Adams offers an updated list of business etiquette.
Surround yourself with plants for a happier work life … Relax and relieve tension with a sports massage … Get more done by tackling big tasks first.
Business cards are still an important networking accessory, so you’ll want to make sure yours stand out. A business card could lead to a great new job, a great business partnership or help your business make money. Lifehacker’s Patrick Allan offers tips for building a strong business card.

Silicon Valley EAs in the seat of power

January 28, 2015 Categorized in: Advancement

Executive assistants hold more sway than ever these days, particularly in Silicon Valley. Top assistants at major tech companies often have advanced degrees, many years of experience and earn a salary that matches their high qualifications. They’re shaking off the history of their titles, no longer viewed as mere secretaries, and instead are showing they are an integral part of the executive team.
Struggling to write a compelling social media biography? With these tips you’ll be on your way to crafting the perfect one.
Taking risks is a great way to grow, says Women’s Leadership Coaching CEO Jo Miller. Consider these three things taking risks can do for you.
Walk or bike to work for an instant happiness boost … Spend 30 to 45 minutes with a good book to boost your brain and reduce your stress … Keep growing your interests.