Once an interviewer asked Dr. Tal Ben-Shahar, “what is the WOW factor in Positive Psychology that our readers don’t know?” His simple response was, “If there is a wow, the wow is that there is no wow.” I have been inspired by many of his positive psychology videos. I’ve included one of my favorites and […]
Networking is an easy way to meet a variety of people that can accelerate your career.
How you interact with others can be the difference between getting or losing the job.
The resume and interviewing process can be overwhelming. Don’t be caught unprepared.
Managing time and reducing stress are healthy habits that can improve productivity.
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Dear Professor, I am applying for graduate school. The online application system requested that I put in 3 individuals who might be willing to write me a letter of recommendation. I listed your name, so you can expect to receive an email from them soon. If you cannot do this, I understand. But, hopefully you […]
Stop!! Before you press the “send” button, be sure to follow these steps for sending professional emails! Email has become a go-to medium for daily communication; it’s time-saving and cost-effective, yet there are several things that you need to keep in mind… 1) Check the “To” and “CC” lines… I’m sure you don’t want to […]
I saw this interview on an ABC news channel yesterday (ABC Interview) and wanted to share…it includes some strategies for using your winter break to achieve some of your career goals. Some things you could try… Make contacts with agencies, organizations, or businesses in your area. Ask if they need seasonal employees or volunteers. Some […]