If you haven’t had the opportunity to attend college—or you’ve been, but not finished your degree—the employment situation can seem pretty hopeless. It feels like attending a university is the gateway to professional success. So if you’re not a college grad, what can you do to find work?
There are hundreds of networking groups in Central Indiana. I know because we track them here at IndyAtWork. And that’s why I am begging you, please don’t start your own.
Are you having a discussion by email? Quit it! Typing out your thoughts is among the worst way to engage in a conversation. The best way is to have an actual, face-to-face conversation.
One of the most underutilized spaces in modern office buildings is the lobby. I’m writing this post while sitting in a building in north Indianapolis where there is a huge area of chairs, tables, benches. It’s comfortable and quiet. So why is it here?
Times have changed in Indianapolis from the days of the steno pool, where a large room was filled with employees proficient in shorthand, ready at the asking to take dictation from the boss. We don’t need to be that close to our supervisor anymore to be productive. Remote working is mainstream. And isn’t that great? […]
Whether you’re an executive or you’re a temp, consider keeping a business journal. It’s a little bit like a diary for your daily workplace activities. Why on earth would you want to write down what you’re doing on the job? About a zillion reasons!