Guest post: The Importance of a Diverse Workforce

From usa.edu; President Barack Obama stated in a 2016 presidential memorandum, “Research has shown that diverse groups are more effective at problem solving than homogenous groups, and policies that promote diversity and inclusion will enhance our ability to draw from the broadest possible pool of talent, solve our toughest challenges, maximize employee engagement and innovation,…

Putting your skills to work

Now that you’ve developed a list of some of your skills, let’s put that to work for you.  Looking over your worksheet from Thursday, list at least five skills that you consider your best or favorites to use. Write at least one example of a time you used each skill in a work or volunteer…

Your skills checklist

Even though I’m not a fan of making career decisions based only on skills, it is still important to be able to name your skills, especially when you are changing jobs or careers.  Here’s a starter list of skills to rank from 1-5, with 5 being most important.  Then add a + if you enjoy…

Don’t hit on people in LinkedIn.

You would think this goes without saying, but, alas, I have been hit on twice online, and both times were on LI.  (I ignore or delete these messages, but frankly it feels quite creepy.)  LinkedIn is very much a place of work, and if these 2 dudes were my clients, I would have firmly (but…