You aced the interview, calmly rode out the nerve-wrecking wait for the offer, and then breezed through the negotiation process to land that new job. And finally, it’s here – the first day.

Perhaps it’s your first gig out of college or the job at your dream employer that you’ve been working hard toward for the last 10 years. Either way, it’s important to be sure you set the right tone and make the right impression from Day One. And here at ...

Corporate Quickie: How to Be a Rock Star Corporate Homie

Tired of being overlooked for that promotion or ignored in meetings? It’s likely that your functioning as a Regular Homie rather than a Rock Star Homie is what’s keeping you from advancing in the workplace. Whether you are new on the scene or a career vet, here are some things you can do to standout at the office:

1.      Be consistently good with your word and deed.

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The boss/employee relationship is perhaps the most important in the workplace, so it makes sense to invest time and effort into getting it right. The connection you share with your boss will never be perfect, but there are steps you can take to continuously improve it.



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Any venture away from home can be exciting, even when it’s travel for work. And while leisure travel and business travel share similarities, it’s important to remember that the latter is a means to an end that could result in advancements for your company. How you prese...


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Homies, it’s no secret that one of the best ways to stand out on the job is being an employee known for getting things done – and doing them well. But unless you’re a born taskmaster, staying on task throughout the work day can be a challenge. Over-socializing with co-workers, ...


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So it’s a new week and your weekly report is due to your boss in an hour. Unfortunately, you haven’t so much as typed one word much less a full document. Ugh. Why does this happen? Why is it that you leave important tasks on the back burner until absolute last minute?


Homies, being productive in the 21st century requires some digital assistance. For today’s Corporate Quickie, here’s a list of some apps that you can download to help you save time and work more efficiently.

– Put your to-do list on your phone with this app that allows you to set time, location, and recurring reminders to help you s...