Just about every job interview includes the question: “What is your greatest weakness?” Here’s how to approach it. Be honest Dr. Kim Ruyle, president of Inventive Talent Consulting in Melbourne, Florida, recommends responding like this: “Let me tell you about specific constructive feedback I’ve received from...

Holidays are the perfect time to bring into your household that new gadget you’ve been ogling all year. You can buy it for your spouse, partner, or child—or find an excuse to buy it for yourself (“The family really needs it!”). Here are five can’t-miss...

[caption id="attachment_7174" align="alignleft" width="300"] Office worker relaxes and meditates in the lotus position. Businesswoman meditating. Vector handdrawn creative illustration.[/caption] We all want to get more done. But the solution doesn’t always require spending more time plugging away. Instead, try these tips and tricks for working smarter—and...

Dear DW, I’ve been asked by someone I supervised a few years ago for a reference. She did only an adequate job, but I like her and wish her the best. What should I say? Signed, Feeling Awkward Dear Feeling Awkward, You might consider talking with your former direct...

The Goldman Sachs CDO on the positives of ambiguity, returning to the workforce, and intersectionality Anilu Vazquez-Ubarri, who grew up in Puerto Rico and came to the United States to study at Princeton, has long been integral in promoting diversity at the financial firm Goldman Sachs. Today she...

Who are the “hidden figures” in your organization? In spite of the growing diversity of the United States, people of color oftentimes have been portrayed negatively by the media and the entertainment industry. These negative stereotypes have an impact on how people of color are perceived...

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