If You Want More Work-Life Balance in 2018 Schedule Your "life"

If You Want More Work-Life Balance in 2018 Schedule Your "life"

I took some time off over the holidays. I stepped back entirely from my day job and distanced myself from YOM. It was delightful. I used part of my time to regroup, get things organized, get ready for the new year, and try new cocktail recipes.  Decluttering, organizing my 2018 planner, and most importantly cleaning out my closet…

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4 Things You Need to Do Before Dating a Co-Worker

4 Things You Need to Do Before Dating a Co-Worker

Mishandle workplace dating, and you can jeopardize your career. Have a series of love interests, and your professional reputation can take a hit. You don't want to go into workplace dating lightly. You’re never really done with a workplace romance unless you can both handle the breakup and control your emotions. Or, you can quit if it gets too messy.  Stop for a moment and let that one sink in…

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4 Things to Consider if You Think Grad School Is the Answer to Your Career Woes

4 Things to Consider if You Think Grad School Is the Answer to Your Career Woes

Working millennials frequently ask me whether going back to school is a good career strategy. More times than not, I see individuals opting for grad school because they feel lost or trapped in their current job or career choice. There's the notion that the extra piece of paper will be the panacea for lifelong career success and happiness.  In my experience, that's just not the case.

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6 Ways to Compete for Internal Jobs

6 Ways to Compete for Internal Jobs

An internal job posting peaked your interest, and you're going for it. But, if you think your tenure, relationships, and past performance are going to weigh heavily in your favor when you're up against external candidates, think again.  It's that assumption that can sabotage your chance of landing that coveted internal position. 

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