career advancement

3 Ways a Digital Portfolio Can Boost Your Career

3 Ways a Digital Portfolio Can Boost Your Career

Websites are not just for your favorite product or service brands. When you are looking to take your career to the next level, you are a brand of YOU. There is no better way to market yourself for your next role than to have your very own personal website.

How to Deal with the Non-Linear Path to Career Advancement

How to Deal with the Non-Linear Path to Career Advancement

Climbing the proverbial ladder is no longer the only way to advance in our careers. It's more like moving around a lattice or climbing through a jungle gym. Sometimes we have to move laterally, take a step back, or just take a break while we figure out what’s next.

7 Authentic Steps to Get to the Next Level

7 Authentic Steps to Get to the Next Level

Let’s face it, you could have all the education and experience in the world, but if you don’t know how to effectively communicate with others in the workplace, you will not go far in your career. Is the "gift of gab" holding you back?

4 Reasons You Need a Career Development Plan... Right Now

4 Reasons You Need a Career Development Plan... Right Now

I chose this topic because I have been talking to some colleagues who are currently experiencing some challenges in their careers. Having a career development plan would be really extremely useful for them right now. I’ve always been a big planner. I live by my paper planners, journals, and Google calendar. In those seasons when I felt overwhelmed, disorganized, and unsure what I needed to be doing… it was always because I failed to plan.

3 Reasons You Need a Personal Brand to Grow Your Career

3 Reasons You Need a Personal Brand to Grow Your Career

As people, we leave an impression with everyone we meet. The impression you give off can be referred to as your reputation or your personal brand. In order to advance in your career, you will have to repackage your brand in order to make it work for your next level.