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How Candidates Can Vet a Prospective Employer’s Culture

How Candidates Can Vet a Prospective Employer’s Culture

By Jessica Hollander-Torres As the World of Work continues to evolve, and the millennial generation rises in the ranks of the corporate world, more and more people want to work for companies whose beliefs and priorities align with their own.  Among other cultural considerations, diversity, equality, and inclusion (DE&I) are front and center today as […]

How to Make Your Next Career Move

How to Make Your Next Career Move

By Bert Miller It may seem counterintuitive that despite the pandemic — or perhaps because of it — a surprising number of people are considering a voluntary career move. They may be motivated by an increasing sense of dissatisfaction with their present position or, on a more positive note, they may be identifying new opportunities […]

How to Handle a Leadership Change in Your Organization

How to Handle a Leadership Change in Your Organization

By Bert Miller Most human beings resist change. After all, the unknown is uncomfortable. Changes in leadership are no exception — with them comes a natural apprehension. What direction will the new leader take? How does that impact your future?  However, with the right mindset and a smart approach, changes in leadership can lead to […]

When Your Performance Review Goes Remote

When Your Performance Review Goes Remote

Whether a performance review is conducted face-to-face or remotely — as is likely today — the goal is the same: to have a productive discussion about your work. But you may be apprehensive about putting your best foot forward or communicating your concerns when you can’t sit down with your manager in a relaxed and […]

Tips on How to Stay Positive for the Long Haul

A confident, smiling businessman working in a modern office

You’ve been working from home for more than six months now, and most likely some of the novelty has worn off. You may love the absence of a long commute and the need to present a professional appearance. But you are likely missing the easy camaraderie of daily contact with co-workers, the ability to pop […]

Four Ways to Strengthen Your Personal Brand

Your personal brand has a significant impact on your career. However, many people overlook how they represent themselves online. While there are millions of professionals “on” platforms like LinkedIn, many neglect to proactively build their reputation and leverage it to boost and support their careers. So, how can you actively develop your brand and use […]

Starting a New Remote Job During the Pandemic

If you’re starting a new job during the ongoing pandemic, it is likely that you won’t have the customary onboarding experience of even six months ago. Instead of spending a day or two in orientation, meeting your co-workers, picking up your laptop and being taken out to lunch, your introduction to your new job will […]

Video Conferencing Fatigue: Does a Constant Stream of Virtual Calls Impact Work-From-Home Productivity?

The WFH model is now an integral feature of virtually every white-collar professional’s daily routine. Freed from the daily grind of an energy-draining commute to the office, most knowledge industry workers report they are starting work earlier and fully engaged for longer hours. This would seem to be a recipe for added productivity, particularly when […]

An Unexpected Benefit of COVID-19: The Formation of Life-Long Career Skills

The past months of pandemic-induced disruption to decades-long work processes have allowed large segments of the white-collar workforce to learn valuable new skills from the WFH experience. The University of Southern California Annenberg School for Communication and Journalism’s Center for Third Space Thinking suggests that remote employees were thrust into a crisis management experiment, that […]

Avoiding Burnout While Working from Home During the Pandemic

As the COVID-19 pandemic drags on, the lines between work and non-work are blurring. Because the shift to WFH came about so suddenly, employees were forced into this situation without adequate preparation – or any choice in the matter. Most were not equipped to maintain healthy boundaries between their professional and personal lives. Faced with […]