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This Week in Career Advice: How to Ask for a Reference

This Week in Career Advice: How to Ask for a Reference

When making your way through the hiring process, you can almost guarantee you’ll be asked to provide professional references. While asking former colleagues to judge your past performance can sometimes feel uncomfortable, here are some tips on how to ask.

December 9, 2017 | By More
This Week in Career Advice: Give Yourself A Career Boost in 2018

This Week in Career Advice: Give Yourself A Career Boost in 2018

With a new year just around the corner, it’s time to evaluate how effective you’ve been over the last 12 months at reaching your career goals. Not as far ahead as you wish you were? A key tip to quickly boosting your career: attend insurance conferences to help increase your network!

December 1, 2017 | By More
This Week in Career Advice: 5 Colorful Resume Templates

This Week in Career Advice: 5 Colorful Resume Templates

Do you want to stand out in a crowded pool of applicants? While the content of your resume is the surest way to make a statement, the overall design ultimately makes the first impression. Get your next boss’ attention with these FREE creative resume templates from Canva.

November 24, 2017 | By More
This Week in Career Advice: 5 Stylish Resume Designs

This Week in Career Advice: 5 Stylish Resume Designs

  We’re all familiar with the plain-jane resume templates found in Word. Unfortunately, since we’re all familiar with them, using them increases your chances of having a resume that looks like everybody else’s. If you want your resume to stand out among the thousands of other pages of single columns and Times New Roman, check […]

November 20, 2017 | By More
This Week in Career Advice: LinkedIn Summaries VS Resume Profiles

This Week in Career Advice: LinkedIn Summaries VS Resume Profiles

Why is the Linkedin Profile Summary section so hard to fill out? If LinkedIn is essentially a digital representation of your resume, why can’t you just use the same professional summary copy from your actual resume? The truth is the LinkedIn Profile Summary section is so much more than what people often include on their […]

November 17, 2017 | By More
This Week in Career Advice: On Being Groomed for a Job You Don’t Want

This Week in Career Advice: On Being Groomed for a Job You Don’t Want

What should you do if you’re being groomed for a role you don’t want? Work It Daily career expert J.T. O’Donnell believes you aren’t necessarily stuck. While you may decide to leave the role altogether — and it may come to that, your other option could be to determine why you’re unhappy, which role you […]

November 3, 2017 | By More
This Week in Career Advice: What Makes a Good Leader Great?

This Week in Career Advice: What Makes a Good Leader Great?

Simon Sinek, the bestselling author of Start With Why, believes that leadership is a skill,  “a learnable, practicable skill.” So if leadership is something anyone can learn, what’s the difference between a good and great leader? Sinek argues that a good leader is someone who’s learning and practicing the skills of leadership, while a great […]

October 27, 2017 | By More
This Week in Career Advice: Resumes — When to Update, and When to Start Over!

This Week in Career Advice: Resumes — When to Update, and When to Start Over!

As your professional career advances, so do the number of professional accomplishments. Over time, this can translate to many different job titles, and ultimately, a decision between continuing to update your resume as it currently stands and starting over again. Which option should you choose? 

October 20, 2017 | By More
This Week in Career Advice: Joanna Coles’ Success

This Week in Career Advice: Joanna Coles’ Success

Joanna Coles, the first person to hold the position of Chief Content Officer for Hearst Magazines, recently sat down with Moira Forbes to discuss some key learnings from her decades-long career in publishing. In the interview below, Coles discusses her key to success, her early career in publishing, her advice to young women, and more.

October 13, 2017 | By More
This Week in Career Advice: How to Repair Your Bad Work Reputation

This Week in Career Advice: How to Repair Your Bad Work Reputation

If you’ve recently suffered from a bad performance review, take the advice of a former corporate psychologist and know that not all is lost.

October 6, 2017 | By More