Tag: Syndication

This Is How to Build Your Professional Network From Your Phone

You don’t have to be an introvert to dread networking events. Initiating conversations with total strangers can feel a bit like going on a blind date — the results could be magical, or painfully awkward. Though networking in person doesn’t have to be a nightmare, it can still be difficult […]

Managers: This Is When Your Constructive Criticism Is Needed (and When It’s Not)

You know that giving your employees feedback is crucial to being a good manager. But where and when you give it is just as important as your feedback itself. Here’s how to know when you should give positive encouragement or constructive criticism one-on-one—or not at all. Read Complete Article

My Job Is to Promote Diversity and Inclusion at a Major Company

Patsy Doerr—Global Head of Corporate Responsibility and Inclusion for Thomson Reuters—had every intention of becoming a doctor. But when she graduated college, she ended up in banking. Here’s how she became a diversity and inclusion advocate at a major company, and what her job’s like. Read Complete Article

The Pipeline: How A Googler Went From HR To Engineering

Angela Taylor always pictured herself appearing on the screen, not working behind one. Growing up in rural Arkansas, she was dead set on becoming an actress in Hollywood. Silicon Valley, which is about a five-hour drive north of Hollywood Boulevard, was never part of the plan. But during Taylor’s junior […]

The Classic Career Advice You Shouldn’t Forget, According to Oprah

Oprah threw out some serious wisdom to the 2018 class at the USC Annenberg School for Communication and Journalism’s recent commencement ceremony. Here’s her number one tip for graduates—and everyone else, too—for having a successful career (not quite unlike her own). Read Complete Article

9 Perfect Ways to Improve Your Proofreading Skills

We all know that proofreading is important — it doesn’t matter if you’re a native speaker or just learning English. Nothing is worse than turning in a project you worked hard on, only to discover that it’s full of typos, misspellings and grammatical mistakes. But proofreading your own writing is […]

The Handmaid’s Tale Author Reminds You That You’ll Never Please Everyone, and That’s OK

Margaret Atwood put off writing “The Handmaid’s Tale” because “it seemed like such a far-fetched idea and likely to get me in trouble. Some people wouldn’t love it.” Though it’s rare to write a book as influential and controversial as Atwood did, that doesn’t mean you can’t learn from her […]

How Everyone Can Make Work Better for Women, According to Michelle Obama

Former First Lady Michelle Obama knows we have a long way to go before racism, sexism, and other forms of discrimination disappear from American society—and from our offices. Obama recently shared some of her hopes—and some concrete advice—at The United State of Women Summit 2018 in Los Angeles. Read Complete […]