——————————————————————— Throughout my career as a business journalist and career coach, I’m regularly asked what separates top performers from the rest of the pack. It’s a great question. What I’ve consistently observed over the years is that elite performers who’ve experienced long-term success, have a go-getter mentality. SEE ALSO: Here’s What To Do If You […]

——————————————————————— Today, and everyday, countless people awake to go to a job they hate. A job that makes them sick to their stomach to think about. A job where they count the hours until it’s time to leave. And then, they’re up and at it again the next day. (Study finds professionals dissatisfied with their […]

One of the best decisions a young professional can make is to be come the CEO of their cubicle. This can mean the difference between striving and thriving in your career. When I began my career as an executive assistant with children’s television network Nickelodeon, I hated my small cubicle. Here I was working for […]

——————————————————————— It’s a tough job market out there. With the unemployment rate for 16- to 24-year-olds at 16 percent, scores of college educated young professionals are struggling to find work. Here’s the good thing: There’s something very simple you can do to set yourself apart from the competition. It’s called the informational interview. What Is […]