6 Tips for Owning Your Next Performance Review

6 Tips for Owning Your Next Performance Review

If a looming “Performance Assessment” calendar item has you strategizing your sick days, you’re thinking about it all wrong. Yes, receiving feedback on your work can sometimes be a little awkward, whether it’s positive or negative. But, annual reviews (bi-annual, if you’re lucky. YES, lucky!) can be fantastic resources for personal and career development. Here…Read more

Transitioning from the Service to Working in an Office: A Veteran’s Perspective

Transitioning from the Service to Working in an Office: A Veteran’s Perspective

Many Veterans like myself assumed it would be easy to go from a structured Military Service, where order is the menu of the day, to the Civilian workforce, where you’re on the same line as everyone else competing to keep their jobs or advance in their careers. I’m a Veteran, married with family, college-educated and thought I had what it took to make all the “Widgets of Life” line up.

8 Ways to up Your IRL Networking Game

8 Ways to up Your IRL Networking Game

You’ve mastered the art of the cold email, joined all the professional associations in your field, and your LinkedIn profile is in fighting shape. Networking = done, right? Not quite. What about your in-person networking skills? Despite our advances in tech and digital communication, those still matter. Until robots completely take over the earth, you…Read more

5 Signs It’s Time to Quit Your Job

5 Signs It’s Time to Quit Your Job

While we’re all still reeling from John Stewart’s announcement that he’s leaving The Daily Show, you’ve got to give the guy credit. It’s not easy to step away from such an amazing, sought-after gig. But he’s a smart guy who knows when to say “when.” He’s had ideas for new opportunities, felt himself getting “restless”…Read more