15 Business Etiquette Rules Every Professional Needs To Know

15 useful tips on business etiquette – right in time for recruiting dinners, networking events, and company-sponsored events. This article highlights key takeaways from author Barbara Pachter’s new book “The Essentials Of Business Etiquette.” Click Here to Read the Full Article

How to Make Friends at Work

Making friends at work is no different than making friends in elementary school. Being a kind, helpful, patient, and unselfish listener will win you many loyal friends in the workplace who can be there for you when you need them, especially when looking to change jobs. Click Here to Read the Full Article

How to Make a First Impression that Lasts

Straightforward advice on making a positive first impression – a firm handshake, eye contact, a cordial greeting, self-awareness, and professionalism. Click Here to Read the Full Article

Words to Leave Off Your Resume

We don’t necessarily agree with everything in this article (e.g. why is the author so negative on using the term “responsible for”?) but a good read nonetheless. The key takeaway here is to make sure that the content of your resume is written in the active voice, provides adequate context, and includes facts & figures […]

Multi-Tasking Could Make You Less Productive

If you are currently employed and looking for a new job, you may have no choice but to multi-task more than you’d prefer. This article looks at a recent study that revealed that multi-tasking can negatively affect your productivity even though it might not feel that way. Utilizing daily to-do lists can help you focus […]

How to handle missing work when you’re sick

Interesting article on how to manage a seasonal illness if you feel guilty about missing work. I personally think staying home and preventing an office epidemic is more important than one or two days’ worth of lost productivity, especially since technology is at a point now that if you are required to dial in to […]