Achieving goals, or other significant personal or professional objectives, requires playing the long game.
Author Archive | Rebecca Zucker
The future of work points to more asynchronous ways of working, with multiple benefits for both employees and organizations.
Rebecca Zucker spoke with Chester Elton about his and Adrian Gostick’s new book “Anxiety at Work.” Here are 4 things managers can do to help.
Strategies for working across teams starts with managing the “seams” – an organization’s internal borders where different departments meet.
Six strategies to improve a leader’s ability to learn, grow, and more effectively navigate the increasing complexity of our world.
Losing your job doesn’t have to mean losing who you are. Here are six strategies for regaining or redefining your sense of who you are.
Unsure about your next career move? Conducting a “mini-360” to get feedback from friends and colleagues who know you well can help.
It is normal to feel stuck during the career transition or job search process. Here are five strategies you can use to get unstuck.
Sending an email follow up can feel awkward but just because someone hasn’t responded doesn’t mean their answer is “no.”
There are several questions you’ll want to ask a wide range of people to understand a company’s culture. Here are eight you can use to start.
There are several strategies to negotiate compensation that you’ll want to use and actually work. In any case, always negotiate!
Job candidates are often unprepared for salary questions in interviews. Learn how to manage them with ease using five key strategies.
Rebecca Zucker discusses self-compassion with Kristin Neff, author of Self-Compassion: The Proven Power of Being Kind to Yourself.
Rebecca Zucker discusses work overload with Erin Kelly and Phyllis Moen, professors at MIT and University of Minnesota.
Don’t skip your vacation to keep working. Instead, here are suggestions for experiences that will leave you refreshed and re-energized.
How your organization supports medically vulnerable employees needs to be a key part of your reopening plan.
The pandemic has resulted in many people with more emotional and cognitive fatigue than usual and good managers know they need to adjust.
Leaders understand the logic behind a layoff – this is the “thinking” part, but not everyone gets the “feeling” part right. As a leader, you need both.
Career stewardship is something that often gets deprioritized until something makes it more urgent. Now is the time to evaluate and invest in your career.
All eyes are on you when stepping into a new role. Here are key strategies to increase the success of a leadership transition.
It’s worth applying for stretch jobs. But, how do you know if you are applying for the right position and the right amount of stretch?
A temporary work crunch or if working all the time is your version of “normal,” there are some key signs that you are pushing yourself too hard.