Unsure about your next career move? Conducting a “mini-360” to get feedback from friends and colleagues who know you well can help.
Author Archive | Rebecca Zucker
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.
Exit interviews are a chance to provide helpful feedback to the organization, so that it can learn and continuously improve for employees.
Many of us think about work outside of the office. Here are strategies for how to stop thinking about work in the middle of the night.
The job-search process is fraught with ups and downs. Here are a few strategies to manage the emotional rollercoaster of the job search.
Our work lives have become increasingly demanding, presenting us with challenges at a near-relentless pace. It’s easy to feel constantly overwhelmed.
We get defensive because we don’t feel safe. Yet, the last thing we want to do is to respond defensively when we’re receiving negative feedback. Here’s how to stop being a defensive employee.
Increasing numbers of older employees in the workforce has surfaced age discrimination. Here are 5 ways to respond to ageisim in a job interview.