DEFINITION: Emotional intelligence is the ability to recognize one’s own and other peoples’ emotions, to discriminate between different feelings and label them appropriately, and to use emotional information to guide thinking and behavior. This may sound simple, and […]
For new college graduates, entering the job market is an exciting time. As a recent graduate, there are many skills I learned in school that I was excited to apply to my first job, and yet I found […]
Over the past two years, more employees have become more dissatisfied with their jobs and their employers. The key factor is “not feeling appreciated” and/or “not being given opportunities to grow, learn and develop” by their employers. Though […]
So you realize a few things about your job:  you’re in a dead-end job, you’ve reached your maximum potential at your current employer, you’re not in a role where you feel challenged, and you’re nowhere near where you […]
Whether you have been provided with executive outplacement services or choosing to go through a career transition of your choice, a professionally written resume is critical. When going through a job search, your resume is one of your […]
We’ve all been there. Whether in a monthly meeting with a boss or in an annual performance review, we’ve all been in the position of receiving negative feedback. Although not everyone is great at giving feedback—and we all […]
How many articles have been written on our inability to stick to New Year’s resolutions beyond about mid-February? And how many more have been written—this year notably, for some reason—with titles like “How to Make Resolutions You Really […]
I have a theory that we could get more done if we weren’t carrying forward so much of our past into each day. What issues, concerns and thoughts do you (or others) carry into work? Most of our […]
As an exiting employee, you have a lot to think about. Whether you knew this change was coming, or if it was a surprise, it is undoubtedly a difficult time in your life. If you are lucky, you […]
When the alarm goes off in the morning and you constantly hit the snooze button because you’re dreading the day ahead, do you wonder if something better is out there? Many people encounter this problem, but by the […]