Career

Sometimes it’s unavoidable: You’ve just got to have your child with you in the office to get past a spot where there’s no caregiver available. Here’s how to handle it.
Parth Misra, writing at Entrepreneur, offers some tips for productivity when you can’t predict the future.
Corinne Hoisington, professor of Information Systems Technology, points us to a handful of helpful apps and software programs.
For each one of the behaviors below that you’re guilty of, give yourself a point. Oh, but don’t get happy if you start racking them up—each one is a sign you may be doing too much.
Q. I just entered my sixties, and I really feel a distance building between myself and the younger generations. Should I feel ridiculous about wanting to look and act younger, just so I feel like I’m more relevant to the staff around me?
Sallie Krawcheck heads up the digital investment platform Ellevest, so she knows a thing or two about having to adapt to a changing landscape at work. She offers four keys to staying ahead of a business world that always seems to be lurching furiously ahead.
I know assistants already add value every day. And yet in today’s accelerated world, everyone needs to up their game. Thinking of yourself as an ambassador can set you apart and contribute tremendously to your organization’s success.
When your level of fitness has a big impact on your brain’s health and cognitive function, but you have a sedentary 9-to-5 job, how can you incorporate more exercise into your day?
If we could instantly put you in any job right now, what would it be? … Can something that happens at work ruin your entire evening, or do you compartmentalize effectively? … Have you been able to find real meaning in your work? What keeps you coming back?
These days many young people see no need to wait their turn before moving up the ladder of success – and their refusal to patiently stand in line is the right idea, says Michelle A. Turman, author of Jumping the Queue: Achieving Great Things Before You’re Ready.
They say writing a good admin assistant résumé is more of an art than an exact science. They aren’t right. See, there’s enough recruitment and hiring statistics out there to understand what recruiters, hiring managers, and companies want to see on a résumé. So, first off, have a look at these administrative assistant résumé examples and learn how they make use of the advice I’m about to share with you.
There are several important deal-breakers you need to focus on to make sure your résumé doesn’t end up in the discard pile on the HR manager’s desk.
We’ve all been there. That moment when you present your boss with the best idea ever and their response is not what you imagined. You can see your amazing idea crashing and burning right before your eyes, stamped out before it even got off the ground. At this juncture you must make an important decision.