Network Your Way to Your Next Job

Network Your Way to Your Next Job

By Amy Geffen As a professional, whether you work in for-profit or non-profit, you are familiar with networking to build your contacts for partnering, sales, fundraising, and increasing your knowledge of your industry.  As a job seeker,  there are some key...
ZOOM Presentation Tips and Tactics

ZOOM Presentation Tips and Tactics

By Amy Geffen What is Zoom? Zoom is one of a few online presentation and meeting applications that you can use to make presentations, conduct meetings, or train staff.  The key functions include screen sharing, chat, breakout rooms, list of participants, space...

Extreme Cover Letter Mistakes That May Be Costing You a Job Offer

By: Cindy Makita-Dodd Cover letters are the front page of your resume. Crafting a unique cover letter will serve to not only introduce you to the potential employer but also to help you build your case as a strong candidate for the role. In the online hiring world,...

Gathering and Leveraging Resources

by Elisa BalabramCurrently most if not all humans are facing stress, some are sick, some are overworked, some are unemployed, some businesses are closed or might close, some parents are homeschooling their kids unintendedly, some are mourning loved ones, some are...
How to Use Emotional Intelligence to Work From Home

How to Use Emotional Intelligence to Work From Home

By: Laura BergerThe Coronavirus pandemic has dominated, well, everything. But a not-so-small consequence is many employees being asked or forced to work from home. While a dream for so many, so many now realize how daunting this shift truly is.Generally, the...

Even Introverts Can Excel at Networking by Following These Steps

By: Marguerita M. ChengThe three C’s of networking — Conversation, Connection and Collaboration — create a context that helps even those most reticent about networking.Networking builds businesses. It brings in clients and partners and helps...

Finding Happiness at Work

By: Laura BergerThe Proven Science of How to Enjoy Your JobIn True Grit, Grace, and Gratitude, I used the term “happy hour” as a constructive and necessary analogy, but I do have a good bit of aversion toward the expression. Why does an hour we...

Time Management Techniques for Work-Life Integration

By: Laura Berger Credit: Pexels Despite all the talk and best efforts, work-life balance remains elusive for many professionals. The generic advice about how to structure our time fails to account for each individual’s income requirements, career goals and...

How ‘Nice-Lady’ Negotiating Saved Me $4,300 in a Year

By: Jill Beirne Davi After a recent hospital stay, I opened one of dozens of health care-related bills and found one for $21.47 for the TV and phone in my hospital room. I never used the phone. I never used the TV. Yet here was this bill — one that my...