20 Brutal Truths All 20-Somethings Need to Hear

Being in your 20s, especially during a time when Millennials seem to be a hot topic of discussion, is tough.It’s this weird limbo stage when you are considered an adult, but you really aren’t fluent in adult language or responsibilities yet. You need help filing your taxes. You don’t really understand how your 401(k) works. You want[…]

Career path from programming to sales

Constant change, challenge and unrivalled compensation opportunities make sales a particularly attractive career option.But if you’re a software developer, engineer or other technical professional, sales may seem unfamiliar or even intimidating. Fortunately, this career path is well traveled.Download the May digital magazineCover story: How analytics transforms IoT data into business intelligenceREAD NOWLearn from those who[…]

10 tips for CIOs looking for a seat on the board 

CIOs who strive to be board members must be able to communicate with senior executives and rapidly analyze balance sheets, 10-K filings and other financial documents. But there is much more to serving on a board than showing up for meetings and discussing corporate strategies. Board membership requires CIOs to build rapports with senior managers,[…]

Average Tenure Among Chief Marketing Officers Slips 

The average tenure for chief marketing officers working for the biggest brands in the U.S. fell for the first time in a decade, according to new research from executive search firm Spencer Stuart.According to the firm’s annual study of CMOs from 100 of the top U.S. ad spenders, the average tenure for marketing chiefs fell[…]

10 Signs You’re More Successful Than You Think You Are

Here’s the funny thing about success–no one can agree what the word means. The definition of the good life varies from person to person, as one individual prioritizes career glory while another values a nurturing home life.That means there’s no way to be successful without first deciding what you mean by the term. But it[…]

A top recruiter on what anyone can see after 30 seconds with your resume

I don’t look through stacks of resumes anymore. I hate paper. I do everything online.There has been for many decades, a mysterious Wizard of Oz-type viewpoint of the recruiting world that I think is somewhat misappropriated. People seem to be truly fascinated by what goes on behind the curtain, when in reality, recruiters aren’t running[…]


The Power of Mentorship!

Call it fate, coincidence, or luck, but two weeks ago I came across a business that connected deeply with my sense of alumni and mentorship. This article (https://www.themuse.com/advice/6-insider-job-search-facts-thatll-make-you-rethink-how-youre-applying) drew my attention to the author, Adam Saven (on Twitter @asaven41690) and his business CampusKudos (http://CampusKudos.com). Perhaps it was timing (having just received the Rochester Institute of[…]