7 Tools to Become a Better Boss and Leader

7 Tools to Become a Better Boss and Leader

So, what does it take to be a leader? Are they born or are they made? There are many experts that argue both sides. Overall I feel that in order to be a successful boss you must have certain behaviors or tools in your skills set. Here are the top 7 tools I feel that...

Staying Positive While Searching For That Dream Job

Staying Positive While Searching For That Dream Job

Don’t let the media and the news put you down. No matter how bad they say it is companies are always looking to hire the best available staff. If you have the right skills and passion, there will be a job waiting for right around the corner. You just need to remain...

4 Things Most People Don’t Know About AmeriCorps

4 Things Most People Don’t Know About AmeriCorps

“AmeriCorps—what’s that?” “Do you mean the Peace Corps?” “I hear it’s a bad deal because you don’t make any money.” These are just a few of the questions and comments I received from well-intentioned friends and family members when I decided to complete an 11-month...

Three Successful Strategies for Career Advancement in Government

Three Successful Strategies for Career Advancement in Government

Career advancement is a relative term.  For some, it means climbing the organizational ladder until there is nowhere else to climb or you reach the highest rung relative to your area of expertise.  For others, it means moving up the salary scale even if it means...

What To Do When You Hate Your Job

What To Do When You Hate Your Job

Many people get stuck in jobs that they don’t like, yet they do nothing about it. They complain, moan and make excuses for their current situations, but they refuse to be proactive and make a change. Maybe you enrolled into law school because of pressure from your...

Keeping Your Job Search Alive

Keeping Your Job Search Alive

You found a posting for THE perfect job.  After painstakingly completing your online resume and creating the most eloquent KSA responses ever, you wait.  Why apply for anything else?  Why even look; No other job will be as good as this one.  The problem is that job...

“Paranormal Work” – Conquering Your Career Fears

“Paranormal Work” – Conquering Your Career Fears

When you saw the title paranormal work, what were you thinking? Ghosts at work? Actually, it has nothing to do with ghosts, but rather conquering fear and taking risks in your career. It is amazing that we as humans put ourselves in situations to be scared, such as...

Government Dream Job: Foreign Service Officer

Government Dream Job: Foreign Service Officer

When most of us hear the word diplomat, we think of a secretive, high-profile individual who cruises around with special plates on his car, immune to the traffic laws that plague normal citizens. We also typically think of someone with decades of experience under her...

The Learning Curve: How Internships Can Revive A New Generation

The Learning Curve: How Internships Can Revive A New Generation

In August of 2002, I was somewhat unsure of the direction I was going to take my career, and my life.  I had recently graduated from the University of New Hampshire with my MPA.  I had also just completed my work study program with the Social Security Administration. ...

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