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5 tips to help introverted leaders speak up and voice their opinions in meetings

Do you sit in your leadership team meetings observing and reflecting as introverts do? Only speaking when you have something valuable to contribute? Not just speaking for speaking sake. Do people question why you are even there because they think you don't have much to say?Unfortunately, the way that many leadership team meetings are held, doesn't play to the introverted leader's strengths. ...




4 Facts About Internships for Online Bachelor's Students

Prospective online undergrads should consider whether a program allows students to intern near home, experts say.
For many college students, internships are an opportunity to translate what they learn in class into real-world experience.That's what prompted Ashley Armstrong, who earned her bachelor's degree online in 2016 from Colorado State University—Global Campus, to intern for credit – at a nonprofit that provides long-term care services – alongside her classes. ...




How to Make Professional Food Choices at Business Events

Make sure you don't get caught with egg on your face.
This situation happens all the time to every professional, even if they are not in a client-facing role: You have to meet a colleague, your boss or a prospective customer for a meal. On the surface, it may not seem like a big deal. ...




How to Effectively Train Millennials in the Workplace

A new generation of learners requires a new approach to workplace training. Here are the six elements needed to professionally develop your Millennial employees.
 
According to Bersin by Deloitte, a leading research and advisory services firm, talent development is the second biggest challenge facing HR executives at organizations today. ...




Millennials are shaking up the workplace

“I see no hope for the future of our people if they are dependent on the frivolous youth of today, for certainly all youth are reckless beyond words. When I was a boy, we were taught to be discrete and respectful of elders, but the present youth are exceedingly wise and impatient of restraint. ...




Women need to look out for each other in automated workplaces

Automation will create job opportunities and losses, particularly in tech. There is a risk women will be hit hardest
 
 
A few months ago I was in LA on my way to a meeting. Having realised that everyone there has a side project, I got chatting to my Uber driver about what he does when he isn’t working for the car-sharing app. ...




Vanessa Newman Is Making Queer Blackness Visible In The Start-Up Space

In celebration of Black History Month, NYLON is running a spotlight series called UNAPOLOGETIC. Every day, we’ll celebrate different aspects of black culture through profiles, interviews, roundtables, reviews, videos, and op-eds. #Blacklivesmatter and we hold that truth to be self-evident. ...




The Essential Elements Of A Productive Workspace

Manifest the year of your dreams by going inward. Renew You 2017 is a month of mindfulness during which we’ll share content that guides you to create a deeply rooted intention for the new year. We’ll help you navigate inevitable obstacles with the latest science on habits, motivation, ritual, and more and equip you with tried-and-true techniques to outsmart even the toughest inner critic. ...




Office Crush? 7 Tips for an Appropriate Work Romance

Have you ever thought about dating a co-worker? While most companies advise strongly against office romances, sometimes true love still blooms in the workplace.
 
So what do you do if you think you've met your soulmate at work? It's tricky, but if you can communicate honestly with your partner and your employer and maintain boundaries in the office, you might be able to make it work — just don't take that as permission to use the office as your own personal casual dating pool. ...




4 Communications Skills to Highlight on Your Résumé

Here's something résumé readers see all the time: "Excellent Communications Skills."
 
And here's something job seekers never see in a position description: "Mediocre Communications Skills Required."
 
It's hard to imagine any job that doesn't require you to communicate well! Yet, it is far better to utilize résumé space by demonstrating your communications capacities rather than simply claiming to have them. ...