Many of us have been taught that we have to be “professional” at work, meaning we can’t let our personal lives impact what we do in the office. But that’s both impossible and not actually beneficial to anyone! A lot of people feel pressure to conform to whatever standards they see in the office,…Details
Have you been tempted to use one of those super-slick resume formats on Canva? DON’T DO IT! Here are some basic resume tips that will always steer you right.
Have you ever had one of those difficult coworkers who took credit for your accomplishments? You know the type—slick, loud, often the manager’s favorite. I imagine we’ve all had our share—in part because just one feels like way more than enough. But what can you do if there’s one in your workplace, stealing all…Details
The July holiday, for obvious reasons, always makes me think about independence and what it means to each of us, particularly as it relates to work. (Yes, I’m pretty much always thinking about the world of work.) The sensation of appropriate freedom at work can be enormously important to us, but it’s also very individual.…Details
Did you know that, like most ways of being, impostor syndrome has an opposite? Watch this video to learn more!
Are you one of the many people now looking for a work-from-home job? A lot of us have adjusted to this new way of life and realized there are some things we don’t want to give up: a commute-free day, home-cooked lunches, the freedom to take the dog on a walk just because you need…Details
A lot of the people I work with struggle with feeling like frauds, even in the face of measurable success. The good (?) news from my perspective is that the people most likely to feel this way are the highest achievers, a phenomenon that was observed in women as early as 1978! A friend…Details
Who are you at work? Are you your true self, or do you engage in some sort of code-switching when you’re working? People of color are very familiar with code-switching, but if you’re White, the term may be new to you. Essentially, it’s how someone from an underrepresented population changes behaviors to better fit the…Details
Now that you’ve done your research about what to expect from the interview, who the employer is, and what you bring to them, it’s time to get ready for the interview itself. Interviews most typically follow a basic format: warming up, the serious questions, and wrapping up. Don’t dismiss any of these as unimportant, though! …Details
Well, here we are in late May of 2021. The economy is showing signs of recovery but things are still tough. But, as always, I like to focus on what we can change instead of what we can’t, and the good news is that we talked about resumes last week, so yours should be in…Details