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Leadership

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Leading in today's rapidly evolving business environment is not easy. Good leaders are agile and place an emphasis on people.

Gender Equality

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Strides have been made in closing the gender equality and pay gap, but we as a society still have a long way to go and can't stop fighting.

Hiring

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Gone are the days organizations alone had all the power. Today, companies must reimagine the process to attract top candidates.

Getting Hired

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Searching for jobs can be among the most stressful life events. Fortunately, there are tried and true ways to get a leg up over the competition.

CAREER DEVELOPMENT

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Those who aren't constantly challenging themselves are not growing. Developing one's career looks a lot different today than it did a generation ago.

WORK CULTURE

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The majority of the average person's week is spent at work, which makes a positive workplace culture more important than ever.

leadership

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an unconventional leader

If there’s one thing Abhijit Bhaduri is not, it’s conventional. Not only does he have a law degree as well as an MBA, but he also recommends that people follow Lady Gaga on Twitter for marketing advice. MORE

HOW To Teach Millennials Leadership

We don’t talk much about how to coach millennials to become leaders. As Baby Boomers begin to retire and move out of the workforce, Gen Xers and millennials will be called upon to step up and step in. MORE

Agile Leaders: Born or Bred?

Learning agility, an indicator of potential in leadership performance and success, means a leader is able to quickly assess a new environment and leverage natural curiosity to figure out how to obtain information and learn new things. MORE

Power to the People: LEADERSHIP lESSONS FROM DELOITTE

By providing a career map and a variety of learning opportunities, Deloitte encourages employees to be proactive about their own development. MORE

Leaders Developing Leaders at IBM

Leaders develop leaders. That’s IBM’s corporate mantra for its approach to developing its nearly 400,000 employees around the globe. MORE

Unleashing Potential Through Learning

After conducting site visits at companies such as Motorola and McDonald’s that were ranked among the best places to work, one leader's eyes were opened when she encountered an emphasis on learning. MORE

gender equality

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Celebrating Women’s History Month and the Fight for Gender Parity

Though the #MeToo and #TimesUp movements have gained widespread support, the fight for gender equality and embracing tenets of diversity and inclusion is not new. And though we can point to some progress, there is more work to be done. MORE

Are We Living in an Era of Salary Transparency to Address the Gender Pay Gap?

Though not isolated to closing the gender pay gap, a growing number of states are enforcing salary history ban laws that prohibit employers from asking about a candidate’s salary history during the application or interview process. MORE

why serena williams reached break(ing) point

The unexpected yet pivotal groundswell generated by the #MeToo Movement has unearthed inequalities and sought to right injustices against offenders in power, finally giving a voice to the voiceless. Women have felt reinvigorated fighting for equality, equal rights and a voice — in the workplace and beyond. MORE

WOMEN, ARE WE THE ONES DRIVING WORKING MOMS OUT OF THE WORKFORCE?

If we, as women, cannot look with empathy and acknowledge the necessary steps working moms need to take to successfully balance work and life and find that ever-elusive equilibrium, then how can we possibly expect men to understand it? MORE

how a deloitte executive accounts for inclusion

Deborah DeHaas paves the way for budding female leaders while helming Deloitte’s inclusion efforts. She knows a thing or two about being a champion for diversity. She learned from her mother, who was one of the only women who opted for an accounting major at the University of Pittsburgh when she was young. MORE

Different is better when it comes to mentoring

Maria Castanon Moats worked her way up to the chief diversity officer role at PwC. But that may not have happened without help from partners at the firm who served as her mentors - none of whom looked like her or had a similar background. MORE

hiring

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Top Tips to Lure Passive Candidates

When you aren’t getting inundated with resumes in your search for hard-to-find candidates, it’s time to think outside the box and target passive candidates for your open positions.  MORE

How to Convince Your Top Candidate to Say ‘Yes’

In an increasingly tight labor market, employers are scrambling to recruit the best talent before the competition snatches them up. Try these tips to convince top candidates to say yes when you aren’t able to entice them with greater compensation. MORE

Hiring Talent with Nontraditional Backgrounds

Could an employee in manufacturing develop the proficiency to work in insurance? The nature of business today makes it important to be open to candidates with diverse educational backgrounds, occupational experiences and perspectives. MORE

How to Make The Case For A Bigger Recruiter Budget

One part of your job that you may not always look forward to is making the case in front of senior leadership for a bigger budget. Think of yourself as a business leader and manage your team like a business. MORE

How to Upskill Your Employees For Little to Nothing

The goal is for employees to become inspired to seek out knowledge and best practices to fill in knowledge gaps or supplement their knowledge. MORE

Should You Approach Millennials in a Radically Different Way?

The days of lifelong service to a single company may be gone, but presuming to know someone’s career expectations is just as unrealistic. MORE

Getting Hired

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GET YOUR FOOT IN THE DOOR AT YOUR DREAM COMPANY

We all have a list of companies we aspire to work at during the pinnacle of our careers. To get one step closer to making that dream a reality, consider these tips to get your foot in the door of your dream company. MORE

HOW TO BUILD A PROFESSIONAL DIGITAL PRESENCE

Today’s savvy job seekers have more to show than their resumes and cover letters — some have work samples or portfolios, others have websites or digital hubs, and many have social media accounts to boost their personal brand. MORE

WHY KEYWORDS ARE SO IMPORTANT IN A RESUME

Hiring managers sometimes use applicant tracking systems to save time and effort on their part. Keywords matter when they're scanning your resume in these programs to gauge if your skill set is the right fit for an open position. MORE

ways to calm your nerves before a big job interview

Getting the pre-interview jitters is perfectly normal — however, it’s in your best interest to get your nerves under control so you can focus on making a good first impression. Here are seven ways you can calm your nerves. MORE

don't show these signs you're desperate for a job

A stronger job market means you should be hopeful that your next great job is around the corner. But as you boldly move forward in your job search, make sure you’re avoiding these signs that wreak of desperation. MORE

the struggle is real when job hunting while employed

Nearly 3 in 4 candidates say the job search process is one of the most stressful things in life. Here are 10 totally relatable gifs when searching for jobs while you have a job. MORE

career development

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Go From Being Tactical To Strategic In Your New Role

Stepping into a new role can be intimidating. What will set you apart from your peers is the ability to be more strategic in your role so you can make a greater impact on your company’s bottom line. MORE

How To Manage Upward If You Have A Bad Boss

Some bosses micromanage, some take credit for others’ work, others make promotion decisions based on favoritism. While you won’t always have the option of quitting, you can take matters into your own hands by managing upward. MORE

ways to get the most out of the onboarding process

Whether you're a recent graduate entering the workforce or a veteran making a career move, joining a new company can be stressful. Try these eight tips to get the most out of your first few days – and weeks – on the job. MORE

people you should talk to about your career

Whether you're confused about which career paths to pursue or what's even available, you don't have to go at it alone. Connecting with the right people can provide some insight and set you up for long-term professional success. MORE

What To Expect When You’re Not Expecting A Raise

Not getting a raise this year doesn’t mean your hands are tied. There are still a few tricks to have up your sleeve as you reflect on your performance and look to the future. MORE

how to market your transferable skills

Very few career paths are straight lines. They often involve pivots, lateral moves and sometimes even jumps to entirely new industries. Transferable skills are key if you're looking to alter your career trajectory. MORE

work culture

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check, please! why i don't cook on weeknights

My coworkers and I picked a week-long challenge to see how it would affect our workplace productivity, mood and success. I decided to take on the challenge of cooking a meal every weeknight for a week. Here's what went down. MORE

TIPS TO BUILD A NETWORK WITHIN YOUR COMPANY

Whether you’re new or a longtime employee, it can be intimidating to make meaningful connections within your organization. The good news is there are creative ways to build your professional network organically. MORE

tips to help you find a better work-life balance

Instead of trying to switch careers or companies, perhaps the solution to avoid burnout is to be proactive about trying to achieve and maintain a healthy work-life balance. MORE

EMPLOYEE ENGAGEMENT IDEAS AT LITTLE TO NO COST

Employee engagement ideas, particularly at the team level, don’t need to break the bank to be successful. Here are some ideas to bond with your team on a budget. MORE

work emojis that don't exist but should

Where are workplace emojis when you need them? Here are a set of candid work emojis for you to share with colleagues on a variety of occasions. MORE

the best things about having a work spouse

There's one bond that isn't as widely celebrated: the relationship between work spouses. A work spouse is a co-worker you've become so close to that you're practically inseparable within the confines of the workplace. MORE