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How Switching Careers Paid Off for This COO

For me, having confidence means making bold, sometimes tough decisions and refraining from second-guessing. Doubt and a tendency to overthink are borne from insecurity and can be detrimental to progress.
I call this doubt “analysis paralysis”—the act of overanalyzing a decision to the point where it hinders any sort of progress. ...
Mar 30

Millennials, Don't Make This Mistake When Applying For A Job

When I was 19 I had my first and only 9-5 job. Despite being in college I convinced this sales recruiter to hire me on during the summer on a 60k a year starting salary, earning myself as their youngest employee.
Each morning I would get up in my business dress and drive an hour in traffic each way, only to sit at my desk for eight hours amongst people that were at least ten years older than me. ...
Mar 21

7 Hacks for a Stress-Free Office Relocation

Moving offices can be complex. Even worse, many people in charge of an office move have never managed one before. And downtime costs small- and medium-sized companies hundreds of dollars per hour. There’s a lot that can go wrong. But with these 7 office removals hacks, you can help ensure your relocation happens on time and on budget. ...
Mar 17

When and How to Hand Out Your Business Card

Use them responsibly.
We've all been there. You're at a professional or social event and have a good conversation with someone. You want to keep in touch, so you offer your business card (if you have one) before parting ways, and the other person does the same. ...
Mar 8

Five Rewards Your Employees Actually Want

Employees arrive at the workplace, complete tasks, take breaks, complete more tasks, and go home. The repetitiveness makes many feel like a number. Bosses seem to never show appreciation for employees' hard work, and if they do, the congratulations are a farce. ...
Feb 27

7 Tips That Help Create A Happy Workplace

It is very easy for CEOs, managers and other business individuals to get caught up in worrying if their company is doing well that they forget about things that can make people want to work for them. If you want to have a successful and long-lasting business, it is essential that you take the steps to make your organization a happy place to work. ...
Feb 24

Should You Come Out in an Interview?

For some, the most daunting part of the interview can be the actual interview. For others, it can be the question of whether to come out in the interview or not. It is true that coming out immediately in the interview can assure maximum honesty between potential worker and potential employee, leading to higher job satisfaction. ...
Feb 17

Romance In The Workplace: The Good, The Bad And The Ugly

Ahh, Monday morning; that annoying time to get up early, schlep into the office and get back to the stresses of the job. Who looks forward to that? An office romance may make Monday mornings easier and more fun. But is adding a bit of excitement to your work life worth the risk?
This article looks beyond the first heady weeks of office romance and gets down the nitty gritty. ...
Feb 14

It’s happening: Major LGBT march on Washington set for DC’s Pride weekend

Drawing inspiration from last weekend’s Women’s March on Washington, a gay activist in New York City has announced plans for the National Pride March, a “mass” LGBT protest at the nation’s capital on June 11.
David Bruinooge, 42, of Brooklyn, N. ...
Feb 10

New Jersey Devils staffer finds support from the team as an out gay man

As the Director of Event Operations for the New Jersey Devils and Prudential Center, my main responsibility is to make sure that the show goes on without a hitch, whether it is the season kickoff event for New Jersey Devils Season Ticket Members or minutes before a performer is scheduled to go onstage in front of 17,000 screaming fans. ...
Feb 1