Don We Now Our Gay Apparel: The Dos and Don’ts To Dressing For That Holiday Office Party

  As December steams steadily towards the holidays, we are once again faced with that age-old question: What should we wear to the holiday office party? Choosing a professional-but-not-dowdy look is hard enough during the workweek – add festive to the equation and outfitting yourself suddenly seems impossible. However, festivity and professionalism do not have to be mutually exclusive. Somewhere...

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Feeling Powerless? Time To Use Some Magic.

People love the idea of magic. The Hobbit, a fantasy novel published in 1937, has never been out of print. When the first Harry Potter book hit the bookstores in 1997, it quickly became a worldwide phenomenon. But it’s not just characters in books filled with witches and wizards who have magical powers.  While you might not qualify for admittance...

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Hunt and Gather Your Way To A Career Change

Are you thinking about making a change in career? Does it involve going back to school? Aimee Flynn, the Director of Career Services at The Art Institute of Raleigh-Durham, gives us some guidance about how to approach the switch. Step 1: Hunt and Gather. As with any new endeavor, it’s important  to start with what I call “the Hunting and...

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What Do You Want To Do In 10 Years? How To Maximize Development Opportunities In Your Company

  What is development? Simply put – it’s professional growth. For anyone beginning a career with a company, large or small, the sooner you realize you are the best champion of your own professional growth, the better. No company, supervisor, human resources employee or mentor will top what you can do for your own career. Make managing your own career...

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