There’s certainly a lot to learn from Olympic athletes about the benefits of applying yourself toward a goal and finding a supportive coach. But there are more subtle and surprising lessons emerging at this year’s Olympics that can also help you be more successful in your career.
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Here are three types of demoralizing workplaces, and what you can do to survive.
Through GovFem, we’re hoping to provide resources and advice to help our female GovLoopers working in government. Unfortunately, that won’t happen overnight. In the meantime, check out my top ten book suggestions for women looking to get ahead in their career: Ask for It: How Women Can Use the Power of Negotiation toRead… Read more »
The benefit to the team grows exponentially when all members of the team (i.e., not just managers) can effectively manage laterally.
The first few weeks of any job are stressful. You have to learn new ways of doing things, adapt to office culture, and establish a new network. These challenges are exacerbated when it’s your first full time job. I talked to former GovLoop Marketing Fellow, Natasha Dabrowski, about her experiences with her first few weeks.
Have you noticed you are consistently being passed for that coveted promotion? Here are five things you might be doing wrong.
To gain that attention, you need to put your best digital foot forward by showcasing the attributes that make you stand out as a professional. And to do this, you need to go beyond LinkedIn best practices.
One of my favorite professional development books is “Mistakes I Made at Work” by Jessica Bacal. It’s a compilation of 25 essays from influential women who admittedly made a few early detours on their road to success. I love the book because it not only offers some real advice for your early career, but itRead… Read more »
Let me propose a lower impact method to develop a valuable professional network and advance your career – join an industry association.
Here are some of the lessons I learned on my path into federal employment — and some of these lessons likely transcend career fields.