Employees are the backbone of any company. They can affect a bottom line as much as any market force outside your company. That’s why, it’s critical to find employees who complement your organization. But, before a newly-hired employee can start the job, you first have to develop a solid job description, wade through a stack … Continue reading Finding the Right Employee – 7 Tips to Refine Your Hiring Process
That voice in the back of your mind. Those butterflies in your stomach. The feeling you just can’t shake. Intuition, though we may not always recognize it, makes itself known in a number of ways. Sometimes it comes as a creeping feeling that builds itself up as we go about our day. Other times, it … Continue reading The Science Behind Trusting Our Gut & Following Intuition
“You’ve got to have ambition!” You’ve heard it before… if you want to succeed in business, you better have enough ambition to push you to the top. Ambition is that driving force that won’t let you quit until you’ve reached your goal. So it can’t be a bad thing…right? Actually, too much ambition or ambition … Continue reading Climbing with Ambition: When Is Too Much of a Good Thing, Bad?
In a world ruled by abbreviated text-talk, typo-riddled emails, and playful emojis, have we lost the skills needed for quality letter writing? There’s no arguing that digital correspondence has incredible advantages. It allows us to connect with people all over the world, share new ideas and information almost instantaneously, and even work remotely. The possibilities … Continue reading The Art of Letter Writing: Polishing an Old Skill in a Digital World
"If you love what you do, you’ll never work another day in your life." This is one of those expressions a person hears and then thinks I hope one day I can say that to someone and actually mean it. And while the saying itself is not inherently misleading, and is, in fact, full of … Continue reading The Power of Passion: Can You Learn to Love Work Even if You Hate Your Job?
Careless grammatical errors can have a considerable effect on your credibility as a writer. Even simple mix-ups look sloppy and are confusing to readers. They imply that you were too lazy or careless to proofread your content. Some people may assume there is a lack in your education, therefore calling your hard work and research … Continue reading 8 Grammar Mistakes You Should Avoid (Sometimes)
It’s a daily struggle for most working women without a uniform, an asset during those precious morning minutes before the race to the office. What to wear to work? In the perfect world, it wouldn’t matter if it was yoga pants or a power suit, as long as you worked hard and were good at your job. … Continue reading Dress for Success: The Working Woman’s Professional Wardrobe