Professional Development

Are You Making These Common Resume Mistakes?

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As a certified professional resume writer, I’ve noticed that one of the most common mistakes people make when writing their resumes is trying to include everything. While it is important that your resume contains pertinent details, qualifications, and achievements, you don’t have to list every little thing about your work experience. This may sound counterintuitive, but including…

LinkedIn Isn’t Facebook: 6 Tips to Help You Grow Your Network and Your Career

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Social media has taken over our lives. A good chunk of our communication occurs through these channels. Relationships and friendships are built and destroyed on social media. And that leads me to my point. There is one social platform that is dramatically different from the rest: LinkedIn. I see plenty of people posting on LinkedIn about…

5 Ways to Boost Your Resilience at Work

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Currently, a quarter of all employees view their jobs as the number one stressor in their lives, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. The World Health Organization describes stress as the “global health epidemic of the 21st century.” Many of us now work in constantly connected, always-on, highly demanding work cultures where…

Teach Your Team to Expect Success

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Accomplished leaders anticipate success, and that helps them obtain it. Research shows that high expectations lead them to work harder and commit to conquering the challenges ahead. As HP’s chief legal officer, Kim Rivera, describes it: “I go into a situation with my eyes wide open knowing that it may exceed the limits of my…