Posts By Jessie Kwak

Saying Sayonara: 5 Ways to Leave Your Job With Grace

Maybe Steve Ressler’s discussion about how long you should stay in one position got you thinking. (Catherine Andrews sums the main points up nicely here.) Maybe you’ve been daydreaming about moving on for the past year – or maybe you already have another offer on the table. However you’ve gotten to this point, you knowRead… Read more »

5 Ways to Develop Those Elusive “Soft Skills”

Your job requires a certain level of technical proficiencies and knowledge – “hard skills” that you’ve learned in school and on-the-job trainings. But how do you develop those harder to define “soft skills” like charisma, active listening, communication skills, time management, and optimism? Soft skills complement your hard skills, and are just as crucial anRead… Read more »

How to Get the Most Out of Your Internship

Internships are time-honored ways to get your foot in the door at an organization you’d love to work for – but you’re only going to get out of it what you put in. Whether you’re a student doing an internship for credit, or a professional who’s exploring a different career option, here are some concreteRead… Read more »

The Three Pillars of Getting More Stuff Done

Can these pillars help you do more at work? We think so. These days, it seems like everyone’s swamped. Work responsibilities keep piling on (particularly during hiring freezes and department restructuring), and family life and personal projects demand constant attention. Sound familiar? You’re jumping from task to task all day, and you can barely findRead… Read more »