Advancement

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.
Communications consultant Robin Madell says the three biggest errors you can make at work arise from the misuse or misunderstanding of three key elements: technology, corporate culture and office politics.
If you ask Sara Geiger, she’ll tell you it’s fantastic. Geiger loves the atmosphere at the eight-building campus in Menlo Park, Calif. She loves the free meals, the on-site gym and happy hour drinks. Most of all, reports Claire Moorman in the Dubois County Herald, she feels like she belongs there.
Editors at The Muse offer these ideas for keeping busy, bettering yourself and boosting your career.

3 hidden truths about promotions

December 26, 2014 Categorized in: Advancement

It’s unlikely your boss is going to give you all the info you need to be promoted. She may share some things, but she’ll keep the good stuff to herself, says CareerMeh workplace writer Sophie Lizard. Here’s three things she won’t tell you.

When is it OK not to want a promotion?

December 22, 2014 Categorized in: Advancement

On-the-job advancement isn’t what every employee wants. We talked to a couple of career advisors about what to do if you feel you’ve already found your peak.
Equal pay is the most important issue working women face today, according to 42% of working women surveyed by Gallup. Here’s what the women said.