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Sponsors add value to your career in a deeper way than mentors. Here’s how to find the right person. By Sheryl Nance-Nash Women, especially women of color, face challenges when trying to successfully navigate the world of work alone. There’s nothing like having a mentor, but that’s...

Now that you’re working with your teams remotely, project management tools are more important than ever. Each takes a different approach, so here are some of the key differences to help you choose the best one for you. Trello: Trello uses the Kanban Method, which lets...

Now that you’re working from home 95 percent of the time, the corner of your family room may no longer meet your office needs. Instead, follow these tips to set up a virtual home office that keeps you productive—and gives off the right impression. Splurge on...

While recruitment strategies are important for identifying top-notch talent, overlooking the superstars who are already in your organization can be costly. LinkedIn’s Global Talent Trends 2020 report found that a robust internal recruitment strategy can reduce employee turnover, which in turn can save companies money. In...

[caption id="attachment_9482" align="alignnone" width="600"] Shot of a stressed out businesswoman surrounded by colleagues needing help[/caption] Dear DW, Now that I’m working from home, I find that I’m always expected to be “open for business.” How can I appropriately set limits with my colleagues who want to meet...

Stand Out from the Pack The average recruiter spends just 7.4 seconds eyeballing a résumé, says career website TheLadders.com. Here’s how to make sure yours gets a second look. Keep it simple. Fifteen years ago, you didn’t have to worry about how your résumé would look if it...

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