News for Professionals: Career Advice and Ideas

Author: Convene Editors       

From smart career advice to job trends making headlines, Convene editors here bring you a roundup of what not to miss in the career arena.

Why Women Should Just Say ‘No’ to Thankless Tasks

Women are more likely to take on non-promotable tasks at work, such as making coffee or taking notes at a meeting, researchers say. Sound familiar? Read about how — and why — to stop doing that at huffpost.com.

Are Boozy Work Bashes on the Rocks?

The Financial Times reports on why work events are becoming sober experiences.

Getting Noticed on LinkedIn

Inc. shares five steps to create a LinkedIn profile that’s a ‘golden ticket’ to a successful — and crucial — online presence.

Navigating Friendships at Work

Having a friend at work can be a career booster, researchers say, but it’s a relationship that comes with challenges. Here are some ideas on how to manage those challenges, from Forbes.