With the amount of technology we surround ourselves with today, the lines of common courtesy have been blurred and some have lost touch with how to act in certain business settings. For instance, how many times have you committed one of the following: a) Checked your cell phone/replied to emails during meetings, b) used sarcasm in an email, c) updated your status with something negative about your company? If you can admit to any of these you might need to take a refresher course in business etiquette 101. (more…)
It’s the time of year to apply for jobs. Whether you’re a college senior applying for your first “real world” job or an underclassman gunning for an internship, you all have one thing in common – the interview. No matter what, to some degree, you’ll be nervous going into an interview. Fortunately, you have control over how those nerves affect you. Being able to recognize that you’ll have those nerves, you will be able to tackle them head on, entering the interview well prepared and confident.
Like you, I too am working to build a career. In order to do so, one thing I take time to do each day is educate myself on new topics, learn new opinions and read articles offering advice and expert tips on how to enhance my work performance, seek new opportunities and better myself and my career. (more…)