Tra La, It’s May! 5 Tips for Becoming a Better Public Speaker

When I was a sophomore in high school, I had my first and only lead role in my high school’s musical. That year, it was “Camelot.” I was Guenevere.  There’s a song in the play that begins, “Tra la, it’s May! The lusty month of May!” Every year, on the first of May, I text […]

How to Confidently Make the Transition From College Life to Work Life

The transition from college life to work life is never easy, but I’m hearing from so many young graduates that this year is especially challenging. The class of 2022 has been through so much disruption, disappointment and uncertainty — and was robbed of nearly two years of face time with professors, internships and networking opportunities. […]

How to Become an Indispensable Employee with Bruce Tulgan

At the beginning of July 2020, there were approximately 17.8 million people unemployed in the United States. In the face of sweeping layoffs and shutdowns, the economy feels wild and unpredictable. When managers are forced to make tough decisions, you don’t want to be the one finding a pink slip on your (virtual) desk. The […]

My Internship Was Canceled Because of Coronavirus. Now, What Do I Do?

Recently, I’ve given advice to college graduates looking for jobs in one of the most stressful and unprecedented economies in history. That’s not an exaggeration.  But graduates aren’t the only young people dealing with the fallout of the pandemic. Many college freshmen, sophomores and juniors have had plans canceled as well. Many of you were […]

3 Practical Tips for Overcoming Productivity FOMO during the Coronavirus Downturn

When it comes to working from home, I’ve noticed that the number one enemy of productivity is social media. I hear this from college interns. I hear it from direct managers. I’m not immune either – you should see me scroll through Twitter during the Oscars season. Americans spend an average of 2.35 hours every […]