Posts for Category: Career Blog

Tim Toterhi, CHRO

(Toe-Ter-Rye)

Tim has over 20 years of management experience in the Americas, Europe, and Asia. He’s been quoted in publications such as Fast Company, Forbes, Fox Business News, and the HuffPost as well as profiled in the book, Magnificent Leadership.

How to Say No at Work

Being customer focused is a strength, but strengths can be overused. Sometimes in our quest to be of service we forget that saying Yes can actually be a disservice. If you feel you’re undervalued or being taken advantage of an endless stream of requests, try these...

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How to Ace a Second Interview

While first interviews are often used to validate the experiences and skills listed on a resume, the second round is all about a deeper dive. Specifically, hiring managers want to learn more about “how you do what you do”.  If you want to ace the second round, be sure...

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Back-up Career Plans

In 1970 American folk musician, Stephen Stills advised listeners to “Love the one you’re with”.  The zen-like concept centered around being present and appreciative of what you have instead of lamenting what you’ve lost. The sentiment was well received and rocketed...

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Can You Advance as a Non-Manager?

Empire building is a popular way to scale the corporate ladder, but it’s not the only means of advancement. Independent contributors can demonstrate their importance to an organization in a variety of ways such as specialized subject matter expertise, customer...

Quitting Without a New Job

When a boss, co-worker, or customer adds the straw that feels like the last, it’s tempting to consider quitting. It might even be fun ­– fantasizing about the big storm out. And in the right economy, assuming you have low expenses and in demand skills, it might even...

How to Say No to a Video Call

Virtual work is awash in perks, but even the staunchest advocate of the model would concede a distinct downside – the endless stream of video meetings. Proponents note, rightly so, that the visual aspect helps clarify communication, encourage participation, and enable...

How to Thrive in the Work-From-Home World

Like many, I’ve thrived in the virtual work world. The increased flexibility, focus time, and financial perks associated with ditching the commute far outweighed the loss of face time and water-cooler gossip. Of course, I’m an introvert. My people adore quiet. And...

How to Ask for a Raise

Asking for a raise can be an awkward affair. Fear of the conversation and possible denial prevent many deserving employees from making the inquiry. Calm the concerns and increase your chances by employing the following best practices. Do Your Research Before asking...

How to Find Meaning At Work

Some people live to work. They consider their jobs to be professions and their professions to be vocations. If your occupation is truly a calling, your days are likely flush with purpose. For others, the search for meaning, even satisfaction, can be a struggle.  Where...

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