What are the Most Common Traits of People that Rise to the Top and Get Promoted?

July 5th, 2017

What are the Most Common Traits of People that Rise to the Top and Get Promoted? Are you hoping to move your career forward with a promotion this summer? Moving […]

How Does Caffeine Affect You at Work? 

June 28th, 2017

Are you a coffee addict or soda fanatic who must hit the coffee or vending machines the minute you walk in the door of your job? While your caffeine habit […]

Understanding Emotional Intelligence. What it is…and do you have it?

May 31st, 2017

Do you have emotional intelligence, more commonly referred to as EI? Emotional intelligence refers to the ability to identify emotions and manage them.  People with high EI not only know […]

Networking Not Working? Try These 4 New Ways

May 1st, 2017

  Gone are the days where networking consisted of an awkward after-work mixer with nametags and not enough cocktails.  The new networking culture is not nine to five, it’s twenty-four […]

Spring Cleaning: Detox Your Workplace

April 27th, 2017

Run out of the house, quick latte, grab a donut or a muffin as you pass the break room, hit the desk, nibble on those crispy snacks in the drawer, […]

Intervention for Your Social Media Addiction…BEFORE You Get Fired!

April 12th, 2017

  Is it 3:00 p.m.? Are you at your desk, trying to make progress on that looming deadline? But you say you’ll just take five minutes to check your Facebook […]

Six Ways to Diffuse Disruptive Political Energy in the Workplace

February 23rd, 2017

  Despite a long and grueling election year guaranteed to exhaust even the most ardent current events follower, there remains a seemingly inexhaustible force of social energy, particularly in the […]

While Medical Marijuana Becomes More Mainstream…You Might Want to Think Twice About it

January 4th, 2017

Just because your state may have passed Recreation Marijuana laws, it doesn’t mean employers aren’t still conducting regular drug tests for that and other drugs. In most companies that require […]

Finding a Job in Chicago Shouldn’t be Like Finding a Needle in a Haystack

December 27th, 2016

Are you in the market for a new job? The start of 2017 is a good time to work on finding a job in Chicago. If you’re concerned that such a […]

Four Ways to Secretly Interview for a New Position When You Are Currently Employed

November 30th, 2016

Are you unhappy in your current job? If so, you may be considering jump starting your job search. But if you’re working, how can you ensure that your hunt will […]