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Managing Your Career

Helping with finding the career path that's right for you.

The Overlooked Values of Working With a Staffing Service

Build credibility and trust with these career boosting tips

Making LinkedIn Work for You Tips for getting noticed and getting connected

With roughly one new member joining per second, LinkedIn has rapidly developed into a global professional networking superpower. But with so many people competing for attention on the site, it's easy to get lost in the crowd. Here are a few quick tips to help you get noticed (in the right way) and get connected to potential employers.


Your Career 2.0 Make a smooth transition back into the world of work

Going back to work? You're in good company. According to a recent MetLife Foundation/Civic Ventures survey, somewhere between 5.3 and 8.4 million people aged 44 to 70 have made the transition back to work by launching "encore careers." So if you're headed back to work, prepare yourself for a great career comeback with these tips.

Top 10 Steps to Catapult Your Career up the Corporate Ladder

4 Steps to Career Passion

As you look ahead, think of the rest of your career as a journey. That journey has the potential to be an incredible adventure, or the roadtrip from hell. Here are four steps to make sure you enjoy the ride!

Building Your Brand: Tactics for Successful Career Branding

What is it that all successful companies have mastered - and what job-seekers looking to advance in their careers need to master? What is it about Coca-Cola, Microsoft, Starbucks, Disney, and McDonald's? What makes a consumer buy one product over another - and makes one job-seeker much more sought after than others? The answer is marketing, but more specifically it is the power of branding. And branding isn't just for products anymore.

Career Change Do's and Dont's

Here are the keys to successfully changing careers. Follow these career-change rules and you should achieve success in contemplating changing careers -- and in your career change.

Developing Good Interpersonal Skills

If you have any doubts about your skills in dealing with others, you could improve the situation by following some simple suggestions.

Giving Your Career a Physical Examination

A yearly career check-up will help determine whether your current job is the best one available for you, or whether it's time to flex your employment search muscles. Regardless of title or industry, professionals who take time out on a periodic basis to evaluate and plan their careers will advance faster, earn more money, and stay ahead of their peers in their personal and professional development.

I wish I knew what I want to be when I grow up

No one knows where they will end up when they start out. Relax a little and don't try to force it. Once you're on the open road, you'll want to make a few extra stops when you spot something interesting. The career journey is the fun of it.

Make Your Mark: Leverage social media to promote your personal brand

Social media provide an ideal platform for your promotion efforts. Used properly, online networking activity can reinforce your branding by making you more visible, credible and involved. So take the next step by reading this brief article. It provides several useful tactics for leveraging social media to enhance your branding efforts.