Looking back on 2019: Was this the year you hoped it would be in January?

As the year rolls quickly to a close, you may be thinking about the goals you set for yourself. It’s good to reflect—reviewing your goals helps you stay on track. If you hit some or all of your goals, congratulations! It’s time to celebrate your success. But what happens if you didn’t?   Keep your chin… Read more »

Should You Accept a Water When Offered Before an Interview?

During an interview, your aim is to do your very best! It helps to make yourself as comfortable as possible, so it’ll be that much easier to appear calm and confident. At the beginning of most interviews, your interviewer will ask if you’d like something to drink—usually a glass of water, or a cup of… Read more »

The Key to Showing Your Boss You’re Ready for Additional Responsibilities

As you work to get ahead in your career, it’s reasonable to expect you’ll be taking on additional responsibilities. And one way to jumpstart this is to approach your boss and ask about tackling a little more. But what is the best way to do this—and ensure you’re accepting more work that will ultimately help… Read more »

Are you coasting by or taking necessary steps to develop your career?

Taking the Necessary Steps in Career Development

Are you getting comfortable in your career? It’s great to love what you do, but it’s also important to work towards goals. That way, you’ll always be satisfied and never feel as if you’re stagnating. Learning new things is one of the keys to happiness—and when you consistently set and achieve goals, it will help… Read more »

Five apps that can help you catch that job-search break you’ve been hoping for

best job search apps 2019

When you’re looking for a job, technology is on your side. Long mornings spent poring over a newspaper, coffee in hand, circling jobs that sound promising? No longer necessary! Now all you need is your phone and dreams for the future—plus a few valuable apps that will help you do the rest.   Five of the Best Job… Read more »

Can you land a job in Tennessee with little to no past work experience in the field?

If you’re in search of work but have very little (or almost no) experience—what should you do? The tricky part is that most employers look for work experience in new hires, but in order to gain that experience, you need a job. So if you’ve just recently graduated and don’t have much to report in the work… Read more »

Question: How Can I Get a Job I’m Seemingly Unqualified For?

Looking for a new job on laptop

Searching for a new job can be frustrating. It takes time to scour the internet for possible job openings, prepare your cover letter and resume, and then apply. Applicant Tracking Systems, used by many companies, automatically scan your document for keywords—and they can cause your resume to be filtered out even before anyone human has reviewed… Read more »

The Key to Mentally Preparing for a Work Presentation

Mentally Preparing for a Work Presentation

For many people, the thought of standing up and speaking in front of others can be terrifying. This fear may harken back to school and the memory of oral reports—no one’s favorite thing to do! But with practice and a little preparation, work presentations can become almost second nature. The more you prepare and the more… Read more »

How to Have Conversations with Your Employees Regarding Their Overall Career Goals

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The best managers are also good leaders—helping move their employees forward toward successful futures. This means supporting employees to achieve career goals. Since career development is a hot trend, it shouldn’t be too difficult to get your employees talking about what they want to do in the future. Especially because workers who feel supported in achieving their… Read more »

Desk Yoga? It Might be the Relaxing Activity You Need to Make it Through Your Day!

Long hours spent sitting at your desk can be hard on your body. If you’ve noticed yourself with a stiff back, neck or hips, you’re among the many with aches and pains caused by too much time in the same position. But did you know yoga can help? Sure—there’s not much time at the office… Read more »