Ahead of the Curve

Finding Fulfillment: 5 Ways to Redefine Success

Wednesday, June 18th

By Anne Brister

According to the late Maya Angelou, “Success is liking yourself, liking what you do, and liking how you do it.” It’s easy to get caught up in the pursuit of success, and all too often we make the mistake of equating success with wealth and notoriety.

In our fast-paced, competitive society, we often lose sight of what really makes people happy... more

How to Use LinkedIn to Get Your Next Job

Thursday, May 15th

By Anne Brister

With more than 300 million people on LinkedIn, chances are you have a profile and at least a few connections. It’s also likely that the hiring manager for your dream job is utilizing the popular social network to find applicable candidates.

In fact, a 2013 study by the... more

To Degree or Not to Degree, That is the Question

Monday, April 14th

By Anne Brister

Today’s job market is extremely competitive. While unemployment may be shrinking, there are still fewer jobs than applicants, leaving many hoping that their degree(s) will be enough to help them break through the clutter and land the position.

Those without degrees (or without the right degree) – particularly military veterans transitioning into civilian life –... more

Military Spouses: Overcoming Unique Barriers to Employment

Tuesday, March 18th

By: Anne Brister

With women like Sheryl Sandberg making a splash with her groundbreaking book Lean In for businesswomen and men who want to contribute to a more equitable society, it’s sometimes surprising to learn about the disparities that... more

How to Successfully Change Your Career

Tuesday, February 18th

By Anne Brister

The prospect of change is overwhelming to say the least. Many of us spend our lives avoiding change and transitions, fearing the unknown. But change is essential to growth and development, and is a vital part of everyone’s life – and career.

If you resolved to find a new career in the New Year, now is the time to start thinking about how to get started. There are... more