Quitting time: 5 signs it's time to leave your job

Posted by Amanda Augustine

April 07, 2014 @ 02:53 PM

Before you resign, make sure you're leaving for the right reasons.

Skippy_Peace_GoodbyeQuitting is never easy. And while the unemployment rate is holding steady, the thought of quitting can be frightening with many still facing a tough job market out there. There will always be high and low points in your job, but how do you know when the bad aspects outweigh the good?

Here are some signs that will help you decide when it’s time to look elsewhere for work.

Topics: Ask Amanda, Job Search, Career Management

5 ways to succeed as a new boss

Posted by Amanda Augustine

March 13, 2013 @ 05:10 PM

I’ve been promoted! Now what?

Pope FrancisEarlier today, cardinals of the Roman Catholic Church elected Cardinal Jorge Bergoglio of Argentina as the 266th pope. Whether you’re a new pontiff to an organization of more than 1.2 billion followers, or a business professional for a mid-sized company, taking on a new leadership role within your group is no easy task.

Even though you may be working in the same place, your role, responsibilities, and professional relationships are bound to change. Here are 5 tips to help you succeed in your new leadership role.  

Topics: Ask Amanda, Career Management