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Four Benefits of Getting to Work Early

Four Benefits of Getting to Work Early

Those with more flexible work schedules face a difficult decision: should I get to work early and leave early, or is it more beneficial to arrive later in the morning and stay late? While there isn’t a clear or correct answer to this question, there are many benefits to resisting the urge to hit the […]

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How You Can Improve Workplace Recognition Culture Today

How You Can Improve Workplace Recognition Culture Today

Do you ever feel that you aren’t receiving the recognition that you deserve for your work? Have you ever wondered if your boss or manager is even aware of the contributions that you are making? Do you feel underappreciated due to a lack of acknowledgement? If you answered “yes” to these questions, you may relate […]

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Using Accountability to Save Your Resolutions

Using Accountability to Save Your Resolutions

As we enter the second week of January, a simple glance around a packed gym or a bustling produce section at the grocery store tells me that the health and wellness resolutions that were made on January 1st are successful (so far). Hopefully, resolutions extended beyond our waistlines and you are noticing higher productivity around […]

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How to Shine Using the STAR Method

How to Shine Using the STAR Method

Interviews are often comprised of two types of questions: straight forward inquiries and open ended behavioral questions. Of the two, I find behavioral questions are more difficult to answer. After all, I can easily tell an interviewer where I went to school or how long I was employed at my previous company in one sentence, […]

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Handling the Awkward Silence

Handling the Awkward Silence

    You just finished answering the interviewer’s curveball of a question and you know that you knocked it out of the park. It was a hard question, but you came in prepared and delivered an impressive response. But just when you are imagining yourself rounding the bases and heading for home, you hear crickets […]

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Stopping Application Anxiety in Its Tracks

Stopping Application Anxiety in Its Tracks

Has it been years since you have applied for a job and the mere thought of sending out resumes and submitting applications is causing you stress? If you are feeling like application anxiety is threatening to derail your chances of landing a job, face it head on and take the necessary steps to stop it […]

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5 New Year’s Resolutions Every Employee Can Make

5 New Year’s Resolutions Every Employee Can Make

With December coming to a close, it’s time to reflect on the previous year and start making resolutions for the future. To ensure that your resolutions don’t fall in the 80% that U.S. News reported end up failing by the second week of February, make sure that you are setting attainable goals. If you are […]

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Answering “Tell Me About Yourself” in Five Easy Steps

Answering “Tell Me About Yourself” in Five Easy Steps

If there is one area of an interview that you should ace, it’s the opening question. Interviewers tend to reserve time at the beginning of the interview to get to know the candidate by asking them to describe themselves. Responding to the “tell me about yourself” portion of the interview should be easy, right? After […]

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Eight Quick Ways to Get on Your Team’s Nice List

Eight Quick Ways to Get on Your Team’s Nice List

When you look back on the past year, ask yourself if your actions and transgressions have earned you a spot on the office Nice List or the Naughty List. Hopefully you have been an outstanding team member and employee, but if you believe that your behavior has landed you on the Naughty List, it’s time […]

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How to Avoid Becoming an Office Party Cautionary Tale

How to Avoid Becoming an Office Party Cautionary Tale

We all know a story of an employee (or employer) gone wild at the office holiday party. While these stories eventually become seemingly harmless anecdotes, they should be treated as cautionary tales of the damage that can result from behaving inappropriately at the annual holiday party. Before your next holiday party, take a look at […]

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