Advancing Your Career Articles

  • The key when meeting with a CEO is presenting yourself as a peer, not a subordinate.

    What You Should Do When Meeting with a CEO

    January 6, 2020

    How many times have you met with a CEO? Or, even a high-ranking executive? Probably not too often. But, if you ever do, you should crush it – impressing your CEO is never a bad career move. How do you do that? In his LinkedIn Learning course Selling to Executives, Mike Gamson – a high-ranking executive himself as CEO of Relativity – gave detailed instructions on...

  • Shy people tend to struggle with these skills and it holds them back in their careers.

    The Skills Shy People Struggle With (And How to Learn Them)

    December 30, 2019

    As a shy person myself, I know that shyness can be a disadvantage in the workplace. Shyness can prevent you from speaking up for what you want. Shyness can cause your good work to go unnoticed. Shyness can prevent you from forming key relationships. Shyness, ultimately, can hold you back from becoming the professional you want to be. The good news: it doesn’t...

  • free yourself from a micromanager

    Free Yourself from a Micromanager with These 5 Strategies

    December 9, 2019

    Working with micromanagers can be soul-crushing. When they’re constantly checking in or hovering, they make it difficult to get things done efficiently and chip away at your confidence. These kind of bosses may think they’re being helpful. But if you’re reading this, chances are they’re not acting in a way that motivates you to get things done.  “You can't...

  • Here are the three of the most common job interview questions – and the best way to answer them.

    3 of the Most Common Job Interview Questions – And How to...

    November 11, 2019

    Going on a job interview is stressful. All your hard work, all your years of experience and it feels like getting the job comes down...

  • Women Leaders in Tech Share a Roadmap to the Top of Tech

    5 Ways to Break In and Rise to The Top of Tech: From Women ...

    October 7, 2019

    Women make up over half of the US workforce, but hold only 26% of computing roles—a statistic that continues to decline. We at...

  • How to write a resume recruiters will actually read, according to a longtime recruiter.

    How to Write a Resumé That Will Actually Get a Recruiter's ...

    September 30, 2019

    A recruiter, on average, will scan a resumé in six seconds or less. If it seems like the right fit, they’ll continue reading and...