[caption id="attachment_7519" align="alignleft" width="225"] Cropped portrait of an attractive young businesswoman working at her desk in the office[/caption] Dear DW, I am 30 but look younger. I work in a large firm and colleagues ask me how old I am, or assume I am an intern. Worse,...

Minimizing distractions takes discipline and handy tools and tips A 2017 study by the staffing firm OfficeTeam revealed that the average deskbound (or laptop-bound) professional wastes an average of 56 minutes a day using her mobile devices for nonwork activities. That’s in addition to another...

Slowly, but surely, corporate boards are diversifying Since 2004, the Alliance for Board Diversity (ABD) has been working to diversify corporate boards. Diverse boards enhance shareholder value, according to the ABD reports. In 2017, in collaboration with Deloitte, ABD released the Missing Pieces Report, a census of 492...

[caption id="attachment_7377" align="alignleft" width="300"] Shot of a young woman taking a break during a demanding day at work[/caption] Letting go is hard. But once you learn how, your career will reap the benefits. It’s a natural tendency to want to do everything ourselves. However, in the workplace (and...

Dear DW, My boss and some coworkers often use language in the workplace I find offensive. How do I best manage the situation without bringing about a backlash? Signed, I’m Really Not a Prude Dear Not a Prude, Coarse language in the workplace can be challenging to address. Someone may...

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...

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