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Introvert vs. Extrovert: Who Makes a Better Leader
Introverts and extroverts form the two ends of the personality spectrum. Most people are somewhere in the middle. While leaders come in all forms, the best ones are those who can adapt their personality traits, especially at work.
4 Ways to Boost Your Value and Get a Pay Raise in 2021
Here are four specific, powerful actions to take to increase your value, advance your career, and earn more money.
This Northwestern Mutual Advisor Wants to Close the Gap for People of Color in the Financial Industry
Learn about Northwestern Mutual Advisor Bilal Afolabi's journey from intern to full-time financial advisor and how he hopes his story can help bridge the gap for people of color in the financial sector.
Highly Successful Companies Founded During a Recession
While economic downturns can spell the end for many a business, particularly small businesses, there are also lots of successful companies that were founded during these same periods and are currently thriving. What's the secret? Check out this infographic to learn more.
How to Change Your Job-Search Approach and Turn Rejections into Offers
Here are four tips for making sure you’re taking the correct approach with your job search—and effectively communicating your skills, knowledge, and experiences.
Job Benefits and Layoffs: What You Need to Know [INFOGRAPHIC]
When you leave your job, what happens with your benefits? Take a look at this infographic, which might answer some questions you have about this confusing topic.
How to Identify the Ideal Management Consulting Firm
The management consulting industry, with its entire gamut of industry specialization and functional capabilities, offers more than meets the eye. Here are the five criteria to consider that uniquely apply to the management consulting industry.
How to Make an ATS-Compatible Resume [INFOGRAPHIC]
Applicant tracking systems are widely used by employers, so how do you make your resume stand out to a machine rather than a human? This infographic shows how to make sure your resume doesn't get lost in the shuffle.