Category: Career Center

Social Media at Work: Do the Pros Outweigh the Cons?

Originally published by Lindsey Pollak 21 October. Truth: Social media at work is an integral part of many of your employees’ days. According to a Pew research report, employees are using social media at work […]

What Does ‘Authenticity’ Really Mean at Work?

Originally published by Lindsey Pollak 18 October 2016. Being “authentic.” While this has become a buzzword, I think the idea of authenticity transcends trendiness: It’s a trait I admire in others and that I strive […]

Is Your Comfort Zone Holding You Back At Work?

Originally posted by Lindsey Pollak 30 September 2016. As autumn sets in, my social media feed is becoming clogged with #FallLovers waxing eloquently about PSLs (pumpkin spice lattes for the uninitiated), chunky sweaters, boots, football, […]

When “Face Time” is FaceTime: How to Manage Virtual Workers

Originally published by Lindsey Pollack 20 September 2016 No longer just for hipster start-ups, even prominent companies – think IBM, American Express and 3M — now abound with virtual workers. In fact, nearly one-quarter of […]

Pure Gold: Workplace Lessons from the 2016 Olympics

Originally posted by Lindsey Pollak 19 August 2016 The explosive power of gymnast Simone Biles. The incredible determination of swimmers Katie Ledecky and Michael Phelps. The feats we see at the Olympics are the result […]

Mentoring Alternatives: A New Approach to Professional Advice

Originally posted by Lindsey Pollak 19 July 2016 I’ve always been a huge fan of mentors. My own mentors have helped me shape my career. They’ve smoothed my path and taught me countless valuable lessons, […]

Why Do We Study Generations?

Originally posted by Lindsey Pollak 26 July 2016 How can you take 75 million people and say they have anything in common? In other words, how can you take one “generation,” with each person having […]

Mind Your Mobile Manners: Smartphone Etiquette Is Always in Style

Originally posted by Lindsey Pollak 15 July Pot, meet kettle. A new survey out from Bank of America found that less than 20 percent of adults think they are on their mobile phone too much, […]

The Millennial Retention Idea You Need to Borrow Right Now

Originally published by Lindsey Pollack 29 June 2016 Ask any manager what their No. 1 talent issue is, and I can almost guarantee they will offer some variable of “attract and retain millennials.” That’s why […]

What Does Work-Life Balance Mean in 2016?

Originally published by Lindsey Pollak June 21, 2016 Work-life balance (a.k.a. work-life integration, work-life fit, work-life blend) has been a hot workplace topic for, oh, the past three decades or so. But in today’s constantly […]