Why Complaining Is Killing Your Reputation at Work

by Shelbynscott 15. July 2014 11:31
We all have greivances with our workplace. But when does voicing your opinion become complaining. And when does complaining start to affect others' view of you? Don't let your reputation suffer because of what you say. Be mindful of your complaints and your workplace will thank you. See what Forbes thinks of your complaints and how you can fix it. Read more here.


Career Advice | Office Politics | Quick Look

10 Ways to Stay Motivated in Your Job Search

by Shelbynscott 10. July 2014 10:26
Looking for a new job? Don't be discouraged! It's a long road, so stay motivated! Here are 10 ways you can keep focused on your goals and get the job you deserve.


Career Advice | Quick Look

What to Do When You Don't Trust Your Leader

by Shelbynscott 8. July 2014 13:31
Are you stuck under an incompetent leader? Maybe they're just downright untrustworthy. Take action before this starts affecting your work. This article will give you advice on how to take action and when. Check it out here.


Career Advice | Leadership | Quick Look

The Unheralded Path to Success: Be Invisible

by Shelbynscott 1. July 2014 10:42
Do you ever feel like you go unnoticed at work? Maybe being invisible isn't so bad. Working hard and doing your job effectively will get you recognition. See why NPR's Marketplace calls it the "unheralded path to success" and listen here.


Career Advice | jobs | Quick Look

The Confidence Gap

by admin 1. May 2014 10:41
"In studies, men overestimate their abilities and performance, and women underestimate both. Their performances do not differ in quality." Can a difference in attidude get you further in life? The Atlantic takes an in depth look about the role that gender plays in confidence and why it may be getting in the way of climbing to the top despite equal confidence- take a look!


Career Advice | Quick Look | Women at Work

Dear Jane: I'm Stuck Doing First-Year Work

by admin 13. June 2013 15:47
Dear Jane,

The firm isn’t hiring the same number of new attorneys anymore, so it seems like I’m stuck doing the junior-level tasks. There is no one to whom I can delegate. How do I get an opportunity to develop some more skills?

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Dear Jane: Face-Time Faux Pas

by admin 30. May 2013 06:00
Dear Jane, I walked into a team meeting yesterday, and the partner on the matter sarcastically asked, “Do you still work here?” I was taken aback and did not respond, but the comment is eating at me. My hours are good, and everyone loves my work, so it must be based on my lack of “face time” in the office. What should I do? Signed, I’m Not As Productive Working in the Office [More]

Dear Jane: Help! My Billable Work Has Dried Up

by 352admin 28. February 2013 13:50
Dear Jane, I’ve normally hit the 1,800 minimum set for associates but never billed much more than that. Over the last six months, the billable work in my specialty has completely dried up. Consequently, I have about 250 hours so far this fiscal year. What should I do? Signed, Trying to Look Busy [More]


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Dear Jane: I'm Worried About Getting Laid Off

by 352admin 28. February 2013 13:42
Dear Jane, My firm just let some attorneys go. Rumors are flying and anxiety is high. What should I be doing? Signed, Laying Low [More]


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Dear Jane: On the Importance of Feedback

by 352admin 28. February 2013 13:40
Dear Jane, I just finished my first assignment for a partner with whom I never worked. I think it went well. Signed, Glad to Have That Over With [More]


Career Advice | Dear Jane

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