Corps Team Blog

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  • Second Time's a Charm?

    Corps Team Second Time

    Entrepreneurial considerations for the mature professional

  • A Good Woman is Hard to Find (especially for your leadership roles!)

    Attracting Females to Leadership Roles

    Women dominate the workforce in sheer numbers, education and business performance. Still, just 22 companies in the Fortune 500 are run by women. Why aren't there more females in leadership roles?

  • 3 Tips for Managing On-site and Off-site Employees


    Managing on-site and off-site employees? Use Corps Team's tips to keep your dispersed workforce functioning as a cohesive unit.

  • Yes, You Can Be the Mother and Professional You Want to Be


    Having a child is a milestone, and other aspects of your life should work with it, not hinder or work against it.

  • Common Mistakes You're Making While Working from Home


    There are some common mistakes that people make when working from home, and you'll want to do your best to avoid them - or you may find that you lose the privilege.

  • Your First Day of Flexible Work


    Now that you've secured a position with a flexible staffing business, it's time to try out this exciting new work option. But how do you make the most out of your first few days?

  • 4 Tips for Changing Your Career to Something You Love


    Changing careers is a daunting task, especially since many employers are looking to find experienced professionals. However, if you're committed to the idea and are willing to put in the work, it doesn't have to be painful.

  • Set Boundaries When Working from Home


    Successful telecommuting requires employees to stay focused, so that working from home will be the positive experience it should be.

  • Mom Corps’ Best Articles of 2014


    Head into 2015 with Mom Corps' best advice of 2014!

  • Designing Your Home Office for Productivity


    With more people telecommuting at least part of their work week and employers offering flexible staffing schedules, those who want to work at home have to plan beyond employment hours and job duties. If you're one of these workers, you'll need a workspace at home that allows you to be as productive as you are at your company's headquarters.

  • Facts You Might Not Know About Women Entrepreneurs


    More and more women are taking the plunge and starting their own business. Women will create over half of the 9.72 million new small business jobs expected to be created by 2018.

  • How to Network on Social Media


    You have your social media profiles completed, you’ve picked your most professional picture and you’re posting interesting content. But how do you reach out and network online?

  • Getting the Most Out of a Four Day Week


    Weeks with a three-day weekend ahead tend to be both exciting and overwhelming. It’s nice to look forward to a little break from the daily grind, but how are you supposed to get everything done? Here are 5 ways to stay productive during a short week.

  • It's time to take care of YOU!


    For years, we've heard from our candidates that they are looking for the solution to this work/life mess but just don't know how to make it work. We decided that we needed to not just find the jobs for our "moms" but we needed to give them what they need to make this whole work thing work!

  • Progress Report: Where the World’s Women Stand in Leadership and Business


    Sheryl Sandberg’s book, “Lean In” has recently stirred an interesting debate on whether or not women are working to raise the bar to their best abilities in the leadership realm. The general consensus is yes, there has been progress, but not to the level of acceptance.

  • Learning to Take Small Steps: Tips for Creating Change in Your Career

    Julie Shifman

    To help you accomplish your goals, the first step is to make a list of all the steps you need to accomplish in the next month. What I call a “small steps” list. Then, each month redo the list, crossing off what has been accomplished and adding new steps. If you get overwhelmed with the monthly list, scale back to a week.

  • 7 Questions Adults Should Ask When Considering an Educational Investment

    Matt Youngquist

    So before pulling the trigger on a spendy educational investment, ask yourself whether you'd have the self-discipline to enhance your marketable skills via books, blogs, distance learning programs, open-source coursework, or other potential self-study options. If you feel you really need the rigor and accountability that comes with classroom learning, more power to you. But at least weigh your alternatives -- and ponder whether there might be a faster, cheaper route available for acquiring the knowledge in question!

  • Informational Interviews: The Most Under-Utilized Tool for Job Searching


    The informational interview is a critical piece to your job search, but too few people actually know its purpose or protocol. Informational interviews unfortunately are very underutilized. There are several things you need to know to correctly use these kinds of interviews as a tool for your job search

  • How to Sell Yourself During a Job Interview


    Here are some of the basics to selling your brand whether it’s at a networking event or a job interview, or even an informational interview.

  • Fail Up To Get What You Want Out of Life: Tips from Life and Career Coach, Pratt Bennet


    Just as the Olympics can inspire children to push past initial failures toward higher levels on the court, track, or gym floor, they can inspire the rest of us to do it in our own pursuit of career bliss and work-life alignment.

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