Tag Archives: career advice

Networking During a Pandemic

“FRESH IDEAS FROM THE BLACKLIGHT” SBC’s Weekly Newsletter for Professionals Even if the pandemic hasn’t put your job in jeopardy, growing your professional network is still a vital activity right now. But what’s the best …

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Tips for Virtual Negotiations

“Fresh Ideas from the Blacklight” SBC’s Weekly Newsletter for Professionals For some people, face-to-face negotiations were already tough enough. With no end to the pandemic in sight, it seems negotiating over Zoom may become the …

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4 Tips to Stand Out While Working Remotely

“Fresh Ideas From the Blacklight” SBC’s Weekly Newsletter for Professionals You know the saying, “Out of sight, out of mind”? If you’re currently working remotely, do not let that happen to you. These are scary …

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How to Address Career Gaps

“Fresh ideas from the Blacklight” SBC’s Weekly Newsletter for Professionals Have you had to hit the pause button on your career due to health issues or care for a child or ailing family member? Absences …

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How to Cope When Work Blows

“Fresh ideas from the Blacklight” SBC’s Weekly Newsletter for Professionals In an ideal universe, we’d all have awesome, fulfilling careers with a ridiculous salary and benefits package. Alas, on this planet, not every job nourishes …

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Why ‘Find Your Passion’ is Bogus Career Advice

Not that long ago, most workers were like Fred Flintstone. When the bugle blew at the end of a shift, you punched out and called it a day. Work wasn’t supposed to be meaningful or …

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