Advancing Your Career Articles

  • See why it matters what people say about you when you aren't in the room.

    How to Shape What People Say About You – When You Aren't in the Room

    October 15, 2018

    As someone named by Fortune as one of the “50 Most Powerful Black Executives in Corporate America,” Carla Harris, Vice Chairman at Morgan Stanley, knows a bit about how to reach your career goals. “I dare say,” she says, "that I have learned a few things about not only surviving, but thriving." On the road to becoming a successful businesswoman, author of the...

  • How to get promoted at work – your complete guide.

    How to Get Promoted – The Complete Guide to Moving Up

    October 1, 2018

    Many of us would love to be promoted. Advancement usually means more influence, more money and more control over your day-to-day tasks – just to name a few perks. But how do you get promoted? Isn’t it out of your hands? Not really. Yes, the decision to be promoted is one your organization ultimately has to make. But, by proactively pursuing a promotion, you...

  • 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 Attention

    September 24, 2018

    A recruiter, on average, will scan a resumé in six seconds or less. If it’s good, they’ll continue reading and potentially hand it off to the hiring manager – which means you have a chance to get the job. If they don’t like what they see in those six seconds, they’ll throw your resumé at the bottom of the pile. And your chances of getting the job go down to zero...

  • See the skills you need to learn to thrive in the age of AI.

    The Age of AI is Here. Here's How to Thrive In It.

    September 17, 2018

    You know all those articles predicting of a time when artificial intelligence will take over the world, forever changing it? Well,...

  • These LinkedIn Learning online courses will help you get promoted to a better job.

    7 Online Courses That'll Help You Get Promoted

    August 13, 2018

    Most employees would love to be promoted. And why not – a promotion usually means your organization appreciates your work, you get...

  • These are the 10 things you should do in the first month of starting a new job.

    The 10 Things You Should Do In The First 30 Days of a New...

    July 23, 2018

    The first month of a new job is often a nerve-racking experience. There are new people. New customs. Abbreviations you don’t know. And...