Half of U.S. Employees Didn’t Use PTO in 2022: How Employers Can Encourage PTO and Avoid Burnout

In 2022, a new trend emerged in which nearly half of all full-time U.S. employees abstained from using all their earned PTO. We talk a lot about burnout and the importance of rest, so why are people avoiding taking time …

By Rob Porter - Firsthand
We help applicants, students, job-seekers and professionals like you find the right career path using the power of firsthand experiences.
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Qualified Applicants Only: Don’t Be Intimidated By A Job Description

According to a recent survey shared in the Wall St Journal, job seekers spent an average of only 49.7 seconds reading a job description before dismissing a position as a poor fit. If job seeker feels that they don’t have …

By Ivy Exec
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The Best EMEA and APAC Consulting Firms to Work For in 2023

We at Vault-Firsthand are pleased to announce our annual Rankings of the Best Consulting Firms to Work For in EMEA and Asia-Pacific. The Consulting Rankings highlight the best firms in these regions across more than 40 categories and include the …

By Kaitlin McManus - Firsthand
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Getting Back Into Corporate After a Failed Business

There are many benefits to running your own business. You have the flexibility of setting your own hours and making your own decisions. But of course, there are many drawbacks, too, including feeling responsible if your business fails.

If you …

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3 Remarkable Services College Alumni Can Access Through Career Services

Career counselors are an invaluable resource for guidance as you prepare to enter the workforce. As a college student, you have likely stopped in to pick up a few tips for your first college job interview or to grab an …

By Val Matta - CareerShift
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Leadership Upskilling in a Zoom Economy

Bonnie Hagemann
The world of work has changed—most likely for good—and if you’re a leader, you have to change with it. This…

The Surprising Upside of Procrastination

Macmillan Publishers
We often groan about procrastination as though it’s a problem we have to fix. But what if procrastinating offers some…

Project Manager Burnout: Recognizing, Disrupting, and Reversing

Ruth Pearce
As more and more people reevaluate their life balance (often misleadingly referred to as work-life balance), the issue of burnout…

Build Your Creative Capacity as a Leader

Natalie Nixon
Did you know that you can apply your soft skills as a creative to be a better leader? In today’s…

Resilience as a Path to Happiness at Work

Among the many consequences of the global pandemic was the physical and psychological toll it took on many of us.…

Managing Projects with Microsoft 365

Christine Matheney
As a project manager, you likely know the importance of being able to stay on top of every last thing—and…

Developing Assertive Leadership

Being an assertive leader unlocks the ability to express yourself freely while improving the function of your team. In this…

Creating a Program Strategy

Claudine Peet
Programs benefit from a vision statement, but vision statements are commonly mistaken for mission statements. This course provides information on…

Working with High-Conflict People as a Manager

Marlene Chism
View Marlene’s LinkedIn Newsletter Managers need to work with all types of people, even those considered to be difficult or…

Be More Productive: Take Small Steps, Have Big Goals

Big Think
Want to be more productive? Researchers tell us it’s the small stuff that leads to big changes over time. Learn…

Workplace Visualization

Gemba Academy
Explore workplace visualization: a critical aspect of lean management. Learn how to bring the concept of visuality to the workplace…

Graphic Facilitation for Productive Team Meetings

Nevada Lane
Explore how to use graphic facilitation to make your team meetings more engaging, memorable, and effective. Graphic facilitators use large,…

Learning SAP SD (Sales and Distribution)

Justin Valley
SAP Sales and Distribution (SD)—a key module in SAP ERP— stores customer and product data for selling, shipping, and billing.…

Time Management Tips: Following Through

Dave Crenshaw
Failing to follow through on commitments can put you behind at work and tarnish your reputation. In this installment of…

What Is Scrum?

Kelley O'Connell
Get a simple answer to a common project management question: What is scrum? This course provides a short, fast-paced introduction…

Collaborating on Video Projects with

Nick Harauz
If you’re involved in post-production, you’ll know how valuable time is. Review and collaboration are essential parts of the process…

Making Better Decisions by Thinking in Bets

Pete Mockaitis | How to Be Awesome at Your Job
Learn to make better, more informed decisions in an unpredictable world. In this course, adapted from the popular podcast How…

Introducing the PMBOK® Guide—Seventh Edition

Cyndi Snyder Dionisio
Every four to five years, the PMBOK® Guide is updated to reflect fresh perspectives and approaches. The PMBOK® Guide –…

Communication within Teams

Daisy Lovelace
Communication is an integral part of strong teamwork. In this course, Duke University professor Dr. Daisy Lovelace walks you through…

Essentials of Team Collaboration

Dana Brownlee
The best teams don’t wait for someone to tell them what to do. Instead, they work together to set themselves…

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