Category: IdeaList

Try Using These Words to Get Your Resume Noticed

Everyone wants their resume to stand out from the crowd. While your job-specific skills are the most important factor, how you describe those skills matters. Thoughtful, powerful word choice can turn a good resume into a great one. And strong descriptions of work experience—descriptions that catch a recruiter’s eye—start with […]

Becoming an Executive Director | An Interview with Julia Kang

While there’s no one-size-fits-all formula for landing your dream job, following the lead of your peers can help you discover how your unique mix of passion, determination, experience, and know-how can usher you to fulfilling opportunities. One such story to inspire you is that of Julia Kang, executive director of the […]

Want to Be More Decisive in Your Career? Accept Uncertainty

Whether you’re deliberating a move to a new organization or just a new position with the same employer, at some point in your career you’re going to have some important decisions to make. And whenever that time comes, if you struggle to feel confident in your decision making, there is […]

Considering the No-Car Commute? How to Make it Work

Even in the freeway-heavy United States, it’s still possible to commute without a car, and there are lots of reasons why you may be curious about a car-free commute. Many people choose to go car-free for environmental reasons; greenhouse gas emissions are no joke, and according to the Environmental Protection […]

How to Stop Saying “Sorry” and Start Feeling More Empowered

Owning up to your slip-ups at work is important, but there’s a difference between apologizing when it’s appropriate and developing a pattern of over-apologizing. If you find yourself with an “I’m sorry” habit that you’d like to minimize or get rid of altogether, here are a few ideas to help […]