Category Archives: Career Development
Want to get an edge on negotiating a raise at work?
You probably know you should prepare for the conversation, but what’s the best way to do that?
Here are six surprising facts about negotiation that will help you walk out of your boss’s office with a raise in hand:
Did you realize that nearly all hiring managers pre-rank candidates before they’ve even interviewed one? If you’re the top candidate before interviews, then it’s basically your job to lose.
So how can you position yourself as the top candidate?
When choosing between business schools in Europe and the United States, the decision is a very personal one. A prospective student needs to broadly consider available options, without being overly influenced by rankings. Even if your profile is a better fit with schools outside the top 10, 20 or 30, don’t be concerned…
Many people tend to coast through their careers, from the time they leave school or university and get their first job, to the time they retire. Although they go to work day in and day out and do what they’re paid to do, they aren’t really conscious of their career overall, at least not in terms of directing it to where they want to go. Career conscious individuals, however, think about what they want to achieve in their professional life, and work out strategies to achieve it, whether by themselves, with a Continue reading
Part 1 of this blog post, contributed by the team at Position Ignition, outlined 5 strategies career conscious people use to proactively achieve their career goals.
Here are 5 more things in particular that all career conscious professionals do to move ahead….
While I definitely worked hard in college, my 3.74 GPA at Johns Hopkins was not the result of spending 50 hours a week in the library. Instead, it was the result of a very strategic approach to learning and development that you can use to become an expert on anything in record time.
Professional development will take your career to the next level and help you add massive value to your employer.
© Daniel H. Pink. This article originally appeared in The Washington Post on January 28, 2013. We thank Daniel Pink for allowing us to share this thought provoking article with our community…
Spend a day with any leader in any organization, and you’ll quickly discover that the person you’re shadowing, whatever his or her official title or formal position, is actually in sales. These leaders are often pitching customers and clients, of course. But they’re also persuading employees, convincing suppliers, sweet-talking funders or cajoling a board. At the core of their exalted work Continue reading