How to Turn Down a Promotion

How to Turn Down a Promotion

Most of the time when a person gets an offer for a promotion, they worked hard to advance in their company or department. Sometimes, however, a promotion comes as an unwelcome surprise and turning it down feels impossible due to…
Master the Art of Writing SMART Goals

Master the Art of Writing SMART Goals

Trying to grow personally or professionally as an individual or a company without goals is like trying to win a race without knowing where the finish line is. There’s no indication of the correct direction, no sign of when success…
7 Questions to Ask at a Job Interview

7 Questions to Ask at a Job Interview

Interviewing a potential applicant for a position within the company may sound like an easy task, but the right questions can help tell a lot about a person’s values, work ethic, and how they will work under pressure. Consider adding…
6 Tips to Improve Self-Confidence

6 Tips to Improve Self-Confidence

When you improve self-confidence, you perform better, communicate better with others, and can achieve goals faster. Confidence is also related to higher levels of productivity and happiness and can result in less stress and anxiety. The good news is that…
7 Key leadership skills for everyone to follow

7 Key leadership skills for everyone to follow

Most people would agree that a ship needs a captain to avoid foundering, and a business needs strong leaders to avoid floundering. “What are leadership skills?” has a less obvious answer. These seven skills will serve leaders and team members well for…
Personality tests to find career path

How to use personality tests to find your career path

Personality tests are frequently utilized by companies and individuals to improve career success rates. Most often designed by psychologists, psychiatrists and other mental health professionals, personality tests take into account human characteristics and interpersonal relationship dynamics. Whether you’re a recent…
how to manage the manager from hell

Managing the manager from hell

How did this happen? You had a great interview with your future boss. Everything clicked: same values, same interests, same working style. By the second week, you realize you made a BIG mistake. There’s either too much work or not…
How to ask for LinkedIn recommendations

How to ask for LinkedIn recommendations

"You never get a second chance to make a first impression," according to Will Rogers, and that's one reason LinkedIn recommendations are valuable tools in finding jobs and building careers. Glassdoor reports from an ERE survey that every corporate job opening results…