Quote of the Day: Margaret Thatcher

Quote of the Day: Margaret Thatcher

I do not know anyone who has got to the top without hard work. That is the recipe. It will not always get you to the top, but should get you pretty near.   – Margaret Thatcher There is no substitute for hard work and a commitment to ones goals. Set your target...
Step 2 of Interview Preparation: Reflect and Resolve Questions

Step 2 of Interview Preparation: Reflect and Resolve Questions

Knowing you have the interview time set means you must shift from many-application-mode to focused-preparation-mode. In step one of Alia Hollback’s 8 Steps for preparing for your interview, you researched the role and company, now should take the time to consider if...
Quote of the Day: Michelle Obama

Quote of the Day: Michelle Obama

We need to do a better job of putting ourselves higher on our own ‘to do’ list. – Michelle Obama Keeping a ‘to do’ or task list for managing your home and professional lives can be extremely helpful. Such lists can help to ensure that...
Workplace Faux Pas That Hurt Your Reputation

Workplace Faux Pas That Hurt Your Reputation

A positive reputation in the workplace can help you stand out as a candidate for advancement in your organization.   However, this standing can be tarnished by committing faux pas in the office, as Krista Gray observes in her article entitled “5 seemingly innocent...
Quote of the Day: Theodore Roosevelt

Quote of the Day: Theodore Roosevelt

Believe you can and you’re halfway there. – Theodore Roosevelt We are all capable of more than we expect. If believing that you can gets you halfway there, then taking steps with that belief held firm will get you the rest of the way. This is true in in...
Always turn a negative situation into a positive situation

Always turn a negative situation into a positive situation

Always turn a negative situation into a positive situation. – Michael Jordan Not every situation you find yourself in at work will be a position one, but to the extent possible, try to turn that negative situation upside-down. Perhaps there is something you can...

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