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Improve your chances for professional success with advice, tips and strategies from industry experts on everything from networking to salary negotiations to surviving a layoff.

Career Coach

Career Coach: Shaping your future

As we bend to pressures of the moment, the gap between our aspirations and the reality of our present situation widens. It may seem easier to simply cope, but with coping we forfeit the future.

Career Coach: Introverts and leadership roles

Advice for a leader who receives positive performance reviews but is often told to “come out of her shell” more.

Career Coach: Spirituality at work

For some individuals, the increased time spent at work has made them reevaluate what they are doing and question whether it is serving a higher purpose.

Career Coach: 10 business books for your summer reading

Throw one of these books into your beach tote at the suggestion of the experts at the University of Maryland’s Robert H. Smith School of Business.

Career Coach: Staying mindful at work

Stressed? Overworked? We are all in search of an answer, and one that has been gaining in popularity is the practice of mindfulness.

How to Network Like a Pro

Making professional connections is just as important—if not more so—than just having a perfect resume. Discover proven ways to build the relationships that will help strengthen your career.

Negotiate Salary

Often, the trickiest part of a job application: discussing compensation. Finally master the art and craft of salary negotiations in a way that’s tactful, respectful, and designed to get you money you deserve.

How To Negotiate Salary

The road to negotiating salary is filled with doubts, but if you’re able to secure the salary you want, you may be a more efficient worker.

Give me more money

For more than two decades author and career expert Ronald L. Krannich offers

Salary Negotiation for Women

Mark Anthony

How To Land That Government Job

Learn how to make clear sense of the application process and how to pinpoint what federal hiring managers are looking for.

How to Deal With a LayOff

Unfortunately, no job is guaranteed forever. Gain solid strategies for coping with a sudden layoff, deciding what your next steps are and rebuilding your professional life to be better than ever.

How To Stand Out From the Competition

Chances are, you’re not the only person applying for a particular job. Start distinguishing yourself from everyone else with helpful strategies for showing employers why you’re the best fit for their job.

How To Build A Winning Resume and Cover Letter

A perfect resume and Cover Letter are the foundation of any great career.Make the best possible first impression with tips on engaging your readers, marketing your skills and ensuring you land that valuable first interview