Leverage a Healthy Lifestyle to Get Ahead in Your Career

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Health plays a key role in the success of many business leaders. So it is no surprise that many business leaders routinely put exercise at the top of their list as a career strategy. According to Jeff Popoff, TheLadders guest contributor, consider the following reasons and strategies to leverage a healthy lifestyle to gain an… Read more »

7 Common Mentorship Challenges and Ways to Save the Relationship

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Mentoring is a two-way street. Neither the mentor nor mentee should feel as if it is a waste of time. Instead, a mentee should feel that the mentor gives good counsel and the mentor should feel relevant and helpful. As the mentor, if after several months you feel things aren’t going well, there are possible… Read more »

11 Icebreaker Questions for Networking Events

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Professional networking events oftentimes can feel intimidating and initiating meaningful conversation with strangers seems difficult. The key is to use these networking opportunities to turn strangers into friends, brand ambassadors, and customers. To do this, it’s essential to plant the seeds of a future relationship in a matter of minutes. According to Samantha Popp, TheLadders… Read more »

5 Personal Qualities to Look For in a Hire

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It takes a fair amount of work to have a team that is a well-oiled machine, including hiring the right people. Most companies have a rigorous screening process that first identifies candidates with the requisite skills and experience. Where successful hires happen is when the more personal part of the process begins and you get… Read more »

How to Navigate the Early Days of a New Career

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Taking on a new role and challenge in a new company is very exciting. There are sure to be surprises, challenges and victories as you settle into the job and continue building your career. Remember a new job is a fresh start and an opportunity to bring out a new dimension of who you are…. Read more »

8 Reasons You Didn’t Get the Job

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The job search process can be frustrating. It is a waiting game – waiting for a phone call or that dreaded generic email that says you weren’t the candidate they were looking for. So what went wrong? Maybe you didn’t do anything wrong or maybe you made a mistake somewhere along the line. According to… Read more »

Expert Tips to Crafting a Great IT Resume

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As the IT job market becomes increasingly competitive, landing the right job has become almost an art form. Which is why a standard resume template will no longer put you at the top of the pile. Although there is no set way to create the perfect resume or cover letter, there are a few key… Read more »

10 Tips to Make a Good Hire

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We know the key to success is having great people. Consequently, hiring right is one of the most crucial tasks an organization has. According to Maynard Webb, Chairman of Yahoo!, and a recent study, on average hiring mistakes cost 15 times an employee’s base salary in productivity loss and hard costs. The problem for many… Read more »

7 Tips to Increase Work Productivity

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Most people assume that being productive means doing more in less time. In principle, this is true. Those who efficiently manage their projects and time definitely tend to accomplish more than other people do. However, productivity is more of a lifestyle rather than hat tricks. Here are some career tips and advices from Herrine Ro,… Read more »

8 Steps to Making a Great First Impression

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When you go to an interview, a first impression will have a lasting impact on whether you get the job or not. It can be challenging to make sure that your first impression is a good one. We all know it’s a good idea to study and prepare before the interview, but here are a… Read more »