Categories Archives: Careers

Race to the Top: Is a dual-degree for me?.

Q. I have been working for a few years and I am thinking about going back to school. Should I get a dual degree? A. Most likely, the answer is “no,” but let’s take a step back. You say you have been working for a “few years,” whi ...

Race to the Top: Planning for a Great 2017.

Q. I want to make sure that 2017 is a great year for me at work. How should I get started? A. The beginning of a new year is the perfect time to plan, so good for you – making a commitment to own your career is so important. Start the process by evaluat ...

Race to the Top: The Holiday Job Search.

Q: I’ve decided to look for a new job, but everyone is telling me that this is a bad time of year to start a job search. Should I wait until after the new year? A: Overall, it is harder to find a new job during the holiday season, in large part because ...

Race to the Top: The Political Pop-up.

This fall, this column tackled the topic of politics at work. If you missed it, the short version of the story is that it should be avoided. But, the column noted that even if you try to avoid politics, sometimes, it just finds you, which means you end up ...