How to Give Your Resume a Makeover for 2019

The New Year ushers in exciting possibilities for reinvention.  Whether you’re a new grad poised to take on your first professional role,...

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25 Interview Questions Everyone Should Be Prepared to Answer

If you’re targeting 2019 as your year for professional reinvention, go full throttle on your prep. Refine your professional narrative by formulating...

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How to Navigate Politics at Work

Is it ever a good idea to talk politics at work-especially now, with the midterms just around the corner?  While the political...

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How to Answer “What Is Your Greatest Weakness?”

We have all gotten the dreaded interview question: “What is your greatest weakness?” It always seems like such a trick pitch. After...

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What Are You Looking for in a Manager?

When you’re on the hunt, you spend plenty of time scouring job posts and thinking of yourself as a commodity: Do I...

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How to Customize a Job to Fit Your Life

Engaged employees use more than the skills their job descriptions detail to get work done.  They take the list of responsibilities that...

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Cultivate Emotional Discipline — It’s Your Secret Weapon at Work

A closing pitcher’s role is commonly recognized as the highest pressure position in professional sports. It takes equal parts physical skill and...

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Don’t Try to Be the “Cool Manager” — Do This Instead

Earning the nod to steer a team is a tremendous honor. It takes time, though, to develop your true identity in the...

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5 Criteria for Hiring a Great Manager

It speaks well of a professional culture when staff at various levels interview incoming leaders. It suggests a spirit of collaboration among...

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Proud Year Round: Celebrating Diversity & LGBTQ+ Pride at Blue Shield of California

Diverse professional cultures have an edge, a multi-dimensional reach.  Companies that cultivate diversity have a gravitational pull that moves internal and external...

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How to Strategically Manage Frustration at Work

Frustration is a tempter, an emotional trickster. It goads us with the false promise that our feelings are worthy of the mounting...

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How to Deal When a Colleague Is Threatened by You

If you find yourself working alongside that colleague who routinely undercuts you in meetings, puts you down in conversations or criticizes your...

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