Articles by Lindsay Tigar
12 female best friends who started their own companies
Before you secure the dot.com, print business cards and pour your energy into a budding business, take a page from these female best friends who have already navigated the hurdles.
7 productivity hacks for when you don’t sleep a wink
There’s nothing more taxing — or overwhelming — than attempting to get through your workday when you’re exhausted. Before your boss catches you napping in your cubicle, read these tips on how to maintain steam at the office, no sleep required.
10 female executives on how you can empower younger employees
As a woman, to not only rise to a leadership position but to exceed in influencing younger generations of trailblazers, it’s important to approach the workplace and your career through the lens of female powerhouses who have already carved their own paths.
5 ways to improve your relationship with your boss
It’s in your best interest to invest in your relationship with your manager. Career experts give their best advice on how to foster this all-too-important connection.
Effective icebreakers for networking
One of the most effective and impactful ways to exceed in your career — regardless of industry, skill set or function — is to create lasting bonds with like-minded individuals. This makes networking one of those necessary evils that should fall high on your list of career-building priorities.
10 things happy professionals do before 10 a.m.
Contentment isn’t a destination, but a process — and if you’re smart, a priority for both your professional and personal life. How do you carve in time to be happy?
How to handle those open-ended interview questions
How to prep for, and expertly handle, long-winded, open-ended interview questions in a way that lets your true value shine through.
5 timeless words of career advice from former presidents
Before becoming the leaders of the free world, nearly every president had to work his way up the corporate ladder, learning plenty of lessons along the way.
Secrets of success from people who love, love, LOVE their jobs
For those who have struggled to nail down their passion and motivations, ‘falling in love’ with work can seem as impossible as snagging Prince Charming. Luckily, these talented professionals have landed in a career they adore and have shared their tips for success, right in time for Valentine’s Day.
Month-by-month guide to setting goals for the rest of ’18
A new year offers a clean slate to refocus, redefine and recreate your life. By breaking down goals by month, the smaller steps become achievable.
What to do when the company drinking culture is ruining your health
Like most vices, consuming alcohol in moderation is a healthy approach, but your office's drinking culture has you feeling less than stellar, you might struggle with how to fit in.
Recruiters reveal the qualities that are an instant ‘no’
Here’s a smack of cold, hard truth to the face for you: If you wake up every single day, cringing at the thought of going to work … something has to give.
What to do when your new boss is younger than you
A guide to how to keep your cool, manage your expectations and excel in your position when your boss is younger than you are.
How to talk your employer into letting you work remotely
To get your boss to let you work remotely, follow this advice from remote employees who managed to do it themselves.
These are the specific conversations you need to have with your boss every month of the year
Being in constant communication with your boss, the person who will help you meet your professional goals, should always be a priority.
3 ways to tell if your relationship is ruining your career
Giving your best both at work and in love is a tough task for most people, and it's a big reason why work/life balance continues to be a pressing topic for many professionals. Is your relationship hurting your career?
How to answer 5 of the toughest interview questions
Try and craft your own response to these super-hard and super-tricky interview questions, and use these sample responses from real professionals who managed to nail them as inspiration.
8 lessons you’ll learn if you quit your job to travel
Eight digital nomads share what they learned from quitting their jobs to travel the globe — and how it might be a possibility for you, too.
6 company-wide health challenges for 2018
Improving your overall quality of life, happiness, and health is never a bad idea — regardless of what date on the calendar jumpstarts your inclination.
5 ways to beat the winter blues in your office
Many people suffer from seasonal depression, especially where days become shorter and temperatures drop below freezing. Here's how to beat the winter blues.
These are the 4 new rules of OOO
In the new realm of working, where most assignments can be completed remotely and many are expected to check-in on vacation, have the rules of OOOs changed?
How to handle a hangover at work
Hungover at work and want to put your best foot forward without face-planting? Let these pros teach you a trick or two about how to get better quickly.
7 indispensable soft skills to develop for 2018
Much like you would continue your education, continuously improving your soft skills, like communication and body language, is essential to success, too.
6 quirky gifts to inspire greatness in the new year
Small, seemingly insignificant paperweights, notebooks, and other kitschy holiday gifts can actually make a difference when you need a pick-me-up.
The 6 most dangerous sleeping habits for professionals
When a poor night’s sleep — thanks to a last-minute deadline! — becomes less random and more frequent, your performance may start to suffer.