UncategorizedWhat Do Product Managers Do?
Think of building a website like building a house. There are the engineers, who are akin to construction workers, actually putting the nuts and bolts of the structure together. The site’s designers are like decorators, making sure the house looks and feels put together and polished. And, the marketing team are the real estate agents, [...] Read more»0
LifestyleStep Away from the Jammies: Our Making the Most of Your Time After Work
Some days, I get home from work and have the urge to swaddle myself in a Snuggie and watch Modern Family on Hulu. Correction: most days I have this urge (I also own the boxed set of Modern Family). Though I can’t get enough of Phil Dunphy’s unending failure to be a cool dad, I [...] Read more»5
Career AdviceSalary: TBD
Negotiation expert Jim Hopkinson gives us a serious primer on how to handle the “Desired Salary:____” question– whether you’re applying at a massive multinational corporation or a totally unknown startup. Fill in the blank. When it’s time to negotiate salary, I feel ____________________. What answer came to mind– nervous? Unprepared? Empowered? Nauseous? People go through [...] Read more»1
Career AdviceStop Callin’, Stop Callin’: Maintaining Personal Boundaries in an Always-On Corporate Culture
Part 1 of a 3-part series on maintaining a healthy distance from work: How to set boundaries between your work and personal life Disconnect. There’s plenty of evidence to support the fact that recent advances in communication technology have increased workplace productivity, allowed employees flexible work schedules, and made it possible to communicate instantly with [...] Read more»1
Career AdviceGoodbye “Work-Life Balance,” Hello “Work-Life” Integration!
Many of today’s films make it look impossible to juggle family, love, and work. In the end, the main character (usually female) usually sacrifices work to spend more time with the people she loves. The new, disappointing Sarah Jessica Parker flick, “I Don’t Know How She Does It” follows a career mother as she tries [...] Read more»4
Career AdvicePosition or Location: Which is More Important when Job Searching?
If you’re one of the millions of Americans looking for a job right now, you know how difficult it is to stay level-headed with so many hurdles to jump and factors to consider. Whether you just graduated and are looking for your first job after college or you’ve been in the field for several years [...] Read more»1
Career AdviceResume 102: How to Write Action Statements
Are you struggling with your resume? Is it hard to remember what you have accomplished? Here are five basic types of accomplishment statements to get you started: 1. You increased revenue. Examples: Designed a retailer display that increased product placements and resulted in 8% annual sales growth. Worked with our wholesale distributors to identify under [...] Read more»0