Career Management

Here’s your ‘5 years’ audit

March 25, 2022
It’s the interviewer’s favorite question, or the interviewee’s least favorite, or both: Where do you see yourself in five years? The five-year plan is an example of a future-oriented question that challenges applicants to look ahead. But why limit these fascinating questions to job interviews? How about turning them on yourself?

School bells are a ringin’… for you

March 9, 2022
There are many ways to continue your education. Many colleges offer free online courses—in fact, some of the best schools in the U.S. offer free online learning. Here is an idea of the variety and quality of the available free classes out there.

How’s your cocktail party game?

March 9, 2022
Can it be true—we might be getting close to the return of true networking functions? Fashion PR executive and social media mentor Aliza Licht shares some pro tips for thriving at them.

Leadership Tips, Vol. 0422

March 9, 2022
How to go virtual … Maybe freeloaders aren’t a huge problem after all

Words with hidden sharp edges

March 9, 2022
Often, we’re not aware of our biased language, and we should examine it before we decide to use it. Here are some common words and phrases and the hidden history behind them.

Suffer from the loner’s wish?

March 2, 2022
Many of us feel guilty for being loners, but there’s no need. We are among millions just like us.

Should you grab that money?

February 9, 2022
With the current talent war expected to spark salary increases in 2022, many employees are facing a crossroads in their careers. Should they take that boring corporate job for big money or choose another path?

Kickstart your old friend, curiosity

February 9, 2022
Curiosity suggests a vulnerability or lack of mastery, or maybe it’s a perception that it doesn’t sound as powerful as, say, a word like accomplished. Whatever the reasons, the “curiosity quotient” is a crucial element in navigating the complexity of our world.

Boost your copywriting arsenal

February 9, 2022
When you’re looking for material to help you create new product copy, you need inspiration, and you also need to make sure you’re not treading already-worn ground. Steve Slaunwhite, author of The Everything Guide to Writing Copy, has some advice on where to look.

How to learn a new language

February 9, 2022
There are tons of language learning apps out there, and new ones are always in development. Here are a few of the best and most popular.