Navigating the Generation Gap in the Workplace

May 27, 2014

Regardless of age or generation, we all share the need for respect, trust and clear communication at work. Knowing that, is the generation gap in the workplace really that important? It is. Because while we all crave effective communication, respect and trust, what that looks like differs depending in large part on the generation into [...]

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How to Evaluate a Job Offer

May 19, 2014

It’s the moment you’ve been waiting for. You successfully nailed your job interviews and your references gave you glowing recommendations. Now, the company you’ve been courting has extended an offer to join their team. When evaluating a job offer, remember there’s much more to consider than just the salary. Many other factors come into play, [...]

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Get the Most Out of Sharing on LinkedIn with These Tips

May 12, 2014

By now, you’re probably one of the 300 million people around the world with a LinkedIn profile. But having a LinkedIn profile and never posting a status update is like writing a great bio and putting it in a filing cabinet. Chances are good that no one will ever see it. And that really kind [...]

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Networking Tips for Introverts from an Introverted Engineer

May 8, 2014

If you’re an introverted engineer like me, networking is probably not on the top of your list of favorite things. In fact, it’s probably something that’s downright dreadful. But I learned early in my engineering career the importance of business relationships, and that networking was a necessary evil that I had to overcome if I [...]

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5 Steps to Finding the Perfect Mentor

May 6, 2014

Whether you engage in one-to-one mentoring, reverse mentoring or have a mentoring network, it all comes down to one thing: building good relationships. Why do people seek out mentors in the first place? Mentors can be a great way to learn a new skill or modify behavior, and safely make mistakes in the process. And [...]

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5 Steps to Get the Job You Want — Without Leaving Your Computer

April 29, 2014

Getting the perfect job can be difficult: You’re competing for a limited number of positions against a ton of people with similar qualifications. Even when you’ve sent your resume to hundreds of companies, the odds you’ll score a formal interview are slim. But there’s a way to stand out from the crowd, and you don’t [...]

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