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It’s Okay To Prepare For Your Dreams

It’s Okay To Prepare For Your Dreams

| March 20, 2014 | 1 Comment

Do what you love. Take risks. Fail. Skip the MBA and start your own business.  These are common themes among today’s young professionals. For every one article that promotes a traditional path to success (hard work, getting an MBA, climbing the corporate ladder, remaining loyal to one company) there are 10 articles that promote dropping […]

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How To Improve Your Phone Manner for Business Calls

How To Improve Your Phone Manner for Business Calls

| March 16, 2014 | 1 Comment

Speaking on the phone is something that you really can’t avoid if you work in an office or run your own business. If you are shy of taking or making calls, or if you find that you tend to stammer and come across badly when having a conversation over the phone, then you will find […]

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Dedication and Rewards: Why You Should Work for a Meritocracy

Dedication and Rewards: Why You Should Work for a Meritocracy

| March 12, 2014 | 0 Comments

What’s the main thing you’re looking for in your first job? A good salary? A big, established company to beef up your résumé? A relaxed work environment? Or are you willing to put in the hard work to get ahead as quickly as possible? If the latter fits you, then you should be looking for […]

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Acquire Soft Skills to Fast-Track Your Career Success

Acquire Soft Skills to Fast-Track Your Career Success

| March 10, 2014 | 4 Comments

“In today’s competitive environment, it is not enough to be the best in your field, intellectually.  Competency is only half of what you need to climb the ladder of success. The other half is the softer side of you – it’s that part of you that will be liked, admired, trusted and remembered.” – Carole […]

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6 Tips for Your International Job Search

6 Tips for Your International Job Search

| March 7, 2014 | 0 Comments

Let’s face it- The job market isn’t what it used to be. With limited job opportunities, qualified and talented individuals simply can’t find work in the U.S. So instead of wishful thinking… Some people are taking their job hunt internationally to places like Europe and Asia, in hopes of a better chance. Working and living […]

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How To Impress Your Boss

How To Impress Your Boss

| March 2, 2014 | 2 Comments

When I was a university student who fervently anticipated what we all called “the real world,” I devoured plenty of articles that dished out advice on navigating the interview process, getting along with coworkers and, most importantly, being positively regarded by the boss. Common advice for impressing superiors included “dress for success”, “show up on […]

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3 Careers For Creative People

3 Careers For Creative People

| February 27, 2014 | 0 Comments

Does the thought of working in an office with 9-5 working hours just sound plain boring to you? And are you sick of always hearing about the same jobs? If you’re the creative type, you’ll be surprised just how many jobs there are that will put your creativity skills to good use. There are so […]

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Are You Making These 6 Critical Communication Mistakes?

Are You Making These 6 Critical Communication Mistakes?

| February 26, 2014 | 2 Comments

Being able to communicate is foundational skill for anyone that wants to have healthy relationships, romantic, professional, friendly, or otherwise. But unfortunately, communication is a double-edged sword. You can either use it to build wonderful relationships, or you can use it destroy them. It all depends on how use your communication. Below are few common […]

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How I Overcome Being a Bad Networker

How I Overcome Being a Bad Networker

| February 25, 2014 | 2 Comments

I’m just not a good networker. I envy those guys who have the skills to speak to anyone and everyone, like my good friend Paseka Kalaku.  I suck at introducing myself to lots of people at an event. What is to follow is how a mediocre networker like me manages to more than just mange […]

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Do You Want to Fast-Track Your Career?

Do You Want to Fast-Track Your Career?

| February 19, 2014 | 3 Comments

The curious case of John and Sally John and Sally worked in the same company at the same position. John was an extrovert, who loved interacting with his team, had a friendly rapport with his manager, took initiatives and rarely missed any deadline. Sally kept herself busy with her work throughout the day, which she […]

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