Career Advice


How Do You Develop Executive Presence?

How Do You Develop Executive Presence?

Tips and personal stories from executives at Novartis Pharmaceuticals Corporation, Wells Fargo, Comcast and TD Bank.

Career Advice: Four Veterans on How to be Successful

Career Advice: Four Veterans on How to be Successful

Four veterans working at BASF offer advice on work-life balance, relocating, women veterans, translating military skills onto civilian résumés and more.

Monsanto’s D&I VP: How I Got Management to Notice Me

Monsanto’s D&I VP: How I Got Management to Notice Me

What qualities helped Melissa Harper become a high potential and move up rapidly in her corporate career? Her early mentors taught her three things – do your homework, build relationships, and come up with innovative solutions.

Accenture’s Michelle Gadsden-Williams: Be the Architect of Your Career Journey

Accenture’s Michelle Gadsden-Williams: Be the Architect of Your Career Journey

Gadsden-Williams offers important advice for all women in navigating their careers.

Career Advice for High Potential Women

Career Advice for High Potential Women

Women executives from Johnson & Johnson, Novartis Pharmaceuticals Corporation and Marriott give career advice from mentoring to work/life balance to women working to ensure they are paid the same as their male counterparts.

Bringing Your Authentic Self to Work

U.S. Bank’s Greg Cunningham gives advice on bringing your authentic self to work, aligning your values with your company, owning your good and bad attributes and being courageous.

Overcoming Microaggressions, Crushing Your Goals and Being Successful, Dianne Greene

Overcoming Microaggressions, Crushing Your Goals and Being Successful

Dianne Greene, Division Vice President and General Manager at ADP, talks about how she overcame microaggressions at another company early on in her career by focusing on what mattered to her and the business most.

Kia-Painter-webinar

How to Ask for a Raise

From our Best Practices sister site, hear Kia Painter-Holland, Executive Director of Organizational Effectiveness & Employee Experience at Cox Communications, offer her thoughts on asking for a raise.

Lateral Move

Changing Jobs Within Your Company Could be a Good Move

If you generally like your workplace and colleagues, taking a new job at your company can have several advantages.

Working mothers

How to Apply Your New Mom Skills When You Go Back to Work

The thought of returning to work may feel overwhelming, but you’re now an expert multi-tasker.

Motherhood Penalty

How to Avoid the ‘Motherhood Penalty’ and Recoup Income

Women face a “motherhood penalty” of 4 percent of income for each child they have, and 10 percent for high-earning moms.

Tina Fey

Tina Fey Shares Her Success as a Working Mom with David Letterman

It's about how people you love just wear you out and irritate you and sit in your chair and make you lose sleep.

Lissiah Hundley

Cox’s Lissiah Hundley Talks About Addressing Unconscious Bias

Lissiah Hundley, Diversity & Inclusion Strategist, Cox Enterprises

Telephone Interviews A Guide to Success

Telephone Interviews: A Guide to Success

Employers can use phone interviews to eliminate underrepresented candidates before they even set foot in the door. But being adequately prepared can help you get past any biases.

Job Interview

The Job Search: Managing Interview Questions

Researching the company you want to work for is imperative, but if you want to hit a home run in your next interview, you need to be prepared for the other questions you’re likely to face.

Luke Visconti

Luke Visconti, CEO: Executive Presence: A How-To Guide

You must project competency and engender trust, and you can never appear to be a lightweight. You can have a sense of humor and light moments, but you have to have the gravitas of a leader.

Executive Presence: A How-To Guide

You must project competency and engender trust, and you can never appear to be a lightweight. You can have a sense of humor, but you must have the gravitas of a leader.

Resume Tips

Common Résumé Mistakes to Avoid

Small errors can keep you from getting a big job. What are some of the most common mistakes people make on their resumes and what can you do to avoid them?

Raymond Arroyo

The One Thing You Need to Find the Perfect Job

It takes significant effort to land the job that’s right for you. But there is an essential attribute that supports and augments all these efforts.

Choosing Natural Hair Styles Still a Career Concern for Black Women

Choosing Natural Hair Styles Still a Career Concern for Black Women

Black women are embracing natural hair like never before, but acceptance by corporate America is still a significant concern for those climbing the ladder.

9 Things NEVER to Say to White Colleagues

9 Things NEVER to Say to White Colleagues

We keep hearing what straight, able-bodied white people shouldn't say to others, but what shouldn't you say to them? What are the best ways to work with white allies?