How to create a ‘people first’ work culture

How to create a ‘people first’ work culture

In today’s business world, it is important as an employer to attract a wide-ranging, diverse group of talent. The right perks and employee incentives are often your most valuable assets for attracting and retaining your top talent — but there’s another major...
​3 soft skills you need for a STEM job

​3 soft skills you need for a STEM job

It’s no surprise that soft skills — like your ability to connect with colleagues on an interpersonal level — are important in nearly every industry. In the STEM field, these skills are often an afterthought for highly-technical jobs. Still, they are crucial to getting...
​5 steps to close the ‘back-to-work-after-kids’ gap

​5 steps to close the ‘back-to-work-after-kids’ gap

Juggling the responsibilities of a job and of a family is challenging enough. But an unexpected and additional challenge can come when it’s time to go back to work after taking time off to raise children. Carolyn Thompson, managing principal at the Merito Group, works...
7 ways to kill your career

7 ways to kill your career

There are a lot of reasons why people lose their jobs. The most obvious: absenteeism, poor performance, lying, stealing, and harassment. But what about those hidden reasons? What about reasons that can blindside you at every level of your career while you’re showing...
How to answer the most common job interview question

How to answer the most common job interview question

Question: How do I answer this interview question: “Tell me about yourself”? I struggle with that. How to answer the most common job interview question. #job interviewClick To Tweet Advice from Dana: I think you are in good company. Most people approach...
Straight A’s don’t exist in work-life balance

Straight A’s don’t exist in work-life balance

Today’s workplace — and workforce — emphasizes work-life balance. Company perks like extended parental leave, quarterly off-sites, and paid time off are top priorities for employers and employees alike. Yet living a balanced lifestyle is no simple task. Men and women...