Tag: Career Center

What I’ve Learned from 6 Months of Simplifying

Originally published by Lindsey Pollak 24 May 2016 At this point, most of us have heard of Marie Kondo and her best-selling manifesto, The Life-Changing Magic of Tidying Up. She suggests decluttering by asking yourself […]

Let’s Talk Politics! (Office Politics, That Is)

Originally published by Lindsey Pollak 29 April The phrase “office politics” makes some people queasy. Maybe that’s because we tend to associate “politics” with people who are looking out for No. 1. Those who will […]

Women’s Leadership Forum Recap

We just wrapped up another highly successful and sold out IAEE’s Women’s Leadership Forum on Tuesday, 26 April. “This year’s attendance reflects the overwhelming interest in programming addressing topics specific to female professionals,” said 2016 […]

Poor Communication Skills Are Killing Your Authority

Originally published by Lindsey Pollak 26 April Remember the “house phone,” that apparatus we now call a “landline?” Every Gen Xer recalls the torment of the long cord that was just a little too short […]

References 101: The Secret to Winning the Job

Originally published by Lindsey Pollack 22 April 2016 Are your ears burning? I know why: An HR person or recruiter is calling your references. Maybe you applied for a new job, or maybe someone’s got […]

The Rise of Fancy Friday: Why Experiences at Work Matter

Originally published March 29, 2016 by Lindsey Pollak In today’s “pictures or it didn’t happen” world, millennials are all about experiences. In fact, three-quarters of young people would choose to spend their money on an […]

How to Recover from a Major Work Fail

Originally published by Lindsey Pollack 25 March 2016 It happens to everyone. Without fail. The #workfail. In a recent post on soft skills, I shared why it’s so important to own up to a mistake […]

Your Favorite Productivity Trick Is Actually Slowing You Down

Originally Published by Lindsey Pollack, 18 March 2016 I bet I know what you’re doing right now. You’re reading this post, singing along to the “Hamilton” soundtrack and composing a text on your phone. If […]

WHY DAY ONE MATTERS

Originally posted March 4, 2016 By Lindsey Pollak As companies look to the spring hiring season, many leaders are focused on how to attract the best and brightest millennials. If you’re planning to bring on new hires, it’s […]

5 Must-Know Tips for Working with Your Friends

Originally written by Lindsey Pollak 26 February 2016 We often think about workplace relationships in terms of buzzword-y concepts like “mentor” or “networking.” But most of us realize our work squad should also include workplace […]