How Scrappiness Can Beat Out a Silver Spoon

There’s no question that privilege exists on a continuum. Your race, gender, and socioeconomic background greatly contribute to your career successes and challenges. Regina Hartley is an HR professional who recognizes the advantages of hiring people who’ve overcome adversity–and have the non-traditional career history to prove it. As a truck driver turned business woman, her […]

VIDEO: Do This BEFORE You Network

I know you’re busy, so I’ll cut to the chase. You’ve got to define your brand and value proposition before you network. Why? Well, why don’t new Starbucks locations put up a cardboard sign that says coffee? Why does Proctor and Gamble bother to brand their cereals rather than drop of unmarked boxes at grocery […]