#CareerBookChat is a Twitter chat where we talk about all those career books we’ve been meaning to read. We all have The List—career-related books written by our favorite speakers, mentioned by a friend, or recommended to us at a networking event—but we never have the… Read More
You’ve probably asked all of your friends, and none of them have asked for a raise. You Google for some advice, but it’s all anecdotes. So how do you ask for a raise? Here’s your guide. (gifs included!)
The LinkedIn summary is about more than a short list of your skills and expertise. It’s your work-life story. And like any story, it needs to be compelling and cohesive. Sharing your work-life story Mapping out your career Map out your career so your work history tells one… Read More
After a week of binge reading blog posts on productivity and working smart, I began to brainstorm what a productive and smart work week would look for me. I decided to give each day one simple overall theme. I started with the #1 piece of advice I found on every blog I read: always tackle the big and ugly stuff first.
On Saturday I’ll host a Skillcrush Master Class on how I built my first portfolio website. Although my portfolio is still a work in progress, I’m thrilled to talk to current Skillcrush classmates on the 8 steps I went through to build my site and the… Read More
There are a lot of programs out there that teach you to code, and most I tried were too boring, too basic, or too much like a lecture hall class. And then one day I visited the Skillcrush site and it was like falling in love.… Read More
To the politicians and pundits out there slinging the phrase “job killer” at every chance, I ask you, do you know what a job killer really looks like? A real job killer is… Low quality education that leaves our nation with thousands of high income… Read More