Promote Yourself With Confidence

Self-promotion is not a skill that comes naturally to everyone. It gets even more complicated for women in the workplace when there are so many mixed messages about what professional confidence should look like – if you are a woman who is proud of your accomplishments, you can be interpreted as aggressive. If you [...]


How to Conduct Reference Checks

A reference check doesn’t just verify what you already know about a potential hire, it’s a powerful way to request an outside opinion. It can help to uncover inconsistencies in the information a candidate has presented, give valuable insights into their real-world performance, and illuminate strengths the prospective employee is unaware of or [...]


Stay Motivated this Holiday Season

2020 gave us plenty of reasons to throw in the towel, but it also gave us some time to reflect on our values, what we have to offer, and what really matters to us at the end of the day. Right now is the time to make calculated moves towards the jobs and companies [...]


Coping with Zoom Anxiety

Last year, working from home felt like a hot trend to talk about, but not necessarily a reality for most of the workforce. Now, researchers at Stanford University are estimating that approximately 42% of our workforce are working from home full time due to the Covid-19 pandemic. While working from home brings a lot of flexibility, and health benefits, it brings a new kind of [...]


How To Ace a Job Interview In Seattle

 How to Ace a Job Interview in Seattle:If you have a job interview coming up, on a screen, or in person, you should be thinking about how to make yourself a memorable candidate in the Seattle job climate. In the Seattle area, many businesses have more casual and personable job environments, and may be [...]


Zoom Into Focus

Struggling Working From Home? Zoom Into Focus It is time to talk about the often elusive act of “focus.” In the middle of a global pandemic, an election, helping our children attend school from home, and missing connections with our loved ones more than ever before, how are we supposed to get anything done? [...]


Opportunistic Outsourcing

Business coach Peter Drucker was known for dispensing some sage advice that still rings true decades later: Do what you do best and outsource the rest. What comes to mind when you hear that mantra? An immediate list likely appears of all the tasks you know are not the greatest use of your efforts [...]

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