4 Secrets To Changing Careers In Your 40s

Are you in your 40s and thinking of changing careers? You’re not alone. And you’re certainly not crazy. In fact, if there’s ever a time you can—and should—reinvent yourself, that time is now. Below are four ways to start your career transition so you can successfully change careers in your 40s. 1. Stop Making Excuses

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Why Performance Reviews Are Important (And Helpful!)

Performance reviews can stir a mixed amount of emotions among professionals. For some, it’s an exciting time to discuss accomplishments and get patted on the back. For others, it’s a nerve-wracking time where shortcomings are discussed, and some employees question their abilities. It’s important, however, to keep emotions in check. Performance reviews are an opportunity

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8 Tips For Disagreeing With Your Boss (The Right Way)

Disagreeing with other people, without taking a body count or courting disaster, is something most people try to avoid. Nevertheless, we recognize we can’t always agree with everything that comes our way—even if it comes from the boss. Many of us think disagreeing with the boss is one of those career-limiting moves to be avoided

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3 Soft Skills All Successful Leaders Need To Have

Soft skills get a bad rap. Yet, more organizations are requiring development on the softer side than ever before. So, what’s the deal? “Companies have moved away from the ‘command and control’ decision-making style,” says Marie Holmstrom, the Charlotte, N.C.-based director of talent management and organization alignment with Towers Watson. “Managing day-to-day decisions takes away

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