Climbing the Ladder

Why Your Small Business’s Name is Important

Why Your Small Business’s Name is Important

Even if you’re the very best at what you do, without a solid brand strategy your business faces a significant disadvantage. The competition will eat you alive if you can’t find that one thing that separates you from…

What to Ask Before You Take a New Job

What to Ask Before You Take a New Job

When you interview for a new position, much of the conversation focuses on you and how you’d fill the given role and meet the expected qualifications. As a result, you spend a lot of time selling yourself and your…

Why Working Mothers Should Stop Apologizing

Why Working Mothers Should Stop Apologizing

A few months after I gave birth to my second child, a senior (and childless) executive I admired pulled me aside at work. You’re doing a great job, she assured. “But,” she added, and looked me…

How to Get Along With Annoying Coworkers

How to Get Along With Annoying Coworkers

Unless you’ve worked alone your entire career or you’re extremely tolerant, you’ve probably had your share of annoying coworkers — the busybody who peppers you with intrusive questions, the slacker who does no work but somehow takes all…

Ways Your Bad Boss Is Hurting You

Ways Your Bad Boss Is Hurting You

If you’ve ever had a bad boss, you’re not alone (just read through comments from other DailyWorth readers to see how common this is). Awful treatment from higher-ups doesn’t just make the workday…

How to Be Proactive in Your Career

How to Be Proactive in Your Career

Since they first entered the workforce, women have traditionally walked a fine line between family life and the business world. Over the last several decades, determined and hardworking women have overcome barriers to rise up and shatter glass ceilings in…

12 Things to Negotiate Instead of Salary

12 Things to Negotiate Instead of Salary

Whether you’re starting a new job or negotiating a raise, you’re not always going to get the salary you want. If your employer won’t come up to your magic number, try negotiating some alternatives…

Here’s How to Recover From a Work Crisis

Here’s How to Recover From a Work Crisis

Once a year, an organization I work with holds a daylong retreat to focus on strategic planning and big-picture goals. I marked the date on my calendar: November 10 at 9am. But that morning, I pulled up to the…

Your Guide To A Successful Job Search

Your Guide To A Successful Job Search

While job searching in my early 20’s (last century!), I applied to five jobs. One of those five became a great job that helped jump start my career. In my most recent career transition, I applied to over 250…