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The Professional Interviewer

A Professional Interviewer vs an Interviewee Who's Professional There's a difference between interview candidates who prepare and present themselves professionally during the interview versus candidates who are viewed as professional interviewers.…

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Would You Hire You?

The ideal candidate for the position The interview process can be daunting for even the most qualified candidates. Throughout the interview process, every interaction is part of the interview, ranging from the strength of your handshake to your…

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From Networking-Hater to Networking-Embracer: One Woman’s Journey

When Alli started out as a freelancer in 2014, she didn’t know anything about networking. Generally, she didn’t want to, and didn’t know how to talk to people. Her way of showing support for the organizations she worked with was to hold down her…

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Leadership and Communication

Communication barriers plague the workplace, and overcoming this barrier starts with the self-realization that there's a need for continual improvement. As a leader, communication must be a well-sharpened tool and you must be continually striving to…

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Authenticity in the Workplace

What does it mean to be authentic? Being authentic means being genuine with your values and words, along with the vision and mission for your life. Living an authentic life's been linked to: higher levels of positive effect, life satisfaction,…

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Authentic Networking: Feel Genuine when Growing Your Circle

Networking. Many people are stressed, bored, or overwhelmed even by the idea of networking. To start, many people believe networking is all about business. They imagine networking as a meeting you go to, pitch yourself, and pass out your business…

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Finding a Cultural Fit in the Workplace

When people think of culture, they don't necessarily think about the workplace. Not taking culture into consideration when accepting a position at a new company can be a disservice to your overall job satisfaction, and even your performance. Company…

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Manager v. Leader: Are They the Same Thing?

According to some, being a manager doesn’t necessarily mean being a leader. According to others, managers are, by default, leaders. Being a manager requires a different set of skills and can be complex to master. Effective managers need to…

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Harassment in the Workplace: 3 Critical Steps on What to Do If It Happens to You!

Photo Credit: Mihai Surdu, Unsplash.com Harassment's that dirty little word that no one really likes to speak about. In recent news, the lid has finally been blown off this secret and people are coming out of the woodwork to share their story.…

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Backed by Science: Female Leaders Tend to Have the Overall Edge in Emotional Intelligence

Photo Credit: Rawpixel, Unsplash.com IQ vs. EQ: The Great Debate Traditionally speaking, those with above average intelligence (perhaps the right letters after their name, or those educated in an ivy league school) were the optimal candidates for…

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