Here Babson College journalist Kait Smith Lanthier recommends 5 reads and tells us why. What books would you add to the list?
n Episode 18 of Last Week Tonight, Emmy and Peabody Award winning comedian, satirist and political commentator, John Oliver takes on the issue of Workplace Sexual Harassment drawing upon a collage of old workplace training videos, documentary news, interviews and sound bites.
The piggy bank is without a doubt the most common gift children are given to help them make their first steps into the world of money. It often comes with an explanation of the importance of saving. However positive this gesture may be, it’s generally missing a critical element: more than one piggy bank! Here's why.
Gaining access to organisational funds for training and development purposes can be tricky, so here are five ways you can ask for your employer’s support (emotional and financial).
Should you fake it 'til you make it? Maybe. More importantly, there are easier ways to make sure you feel good and look confident facing even the most daunting situations.
One of the biggest mistakes that is made socially can be misreading the difference between leisure and pleasure. Any function related to work is not leisure, however it can be pleasure. Observing these customs and behaviours will ensure your work social events are a source of pleasure for all involved.
Work dinners are tricky to navigate. The first consideration is who will be there and what is the purpose of the dinner. This will guide you as to the dress code and the types of conversations to prepare for, so you are seen and heard for all the right reasons.
Do you marvel at those people who just always have something to say that’s insightful and precise and makes you feel really understood and heard? This is the art of small talk. With practice, you too can master the art.
In all applications, you are selling yourself to the influencers and the decision-makers. And yourself specifically means your skills, abilities and attitude. Your qualifications and experience are easily communicated. Communicating your unique strengths, skills and abilities is the essence of making it on to the short-list.
Feeling like an impostor? Three sure-fire signs that you are on the right career path to the C-Suite, the boardroom and beyond.