News for Professionals: Career Advice and Ideas

Author: Convene Editors       

We get it, you’re busy. So, the Convene editors have curated the latest tips and trends in the world of work for you. Take a look at what caught our eye this past week.

Whose Words Carry More Weight at Work?

A recent Cornell University study found that overweight men were seen as more persuasive than their male peers. But that same thinking did not extend to overweight women. Read more at HuffPost.

The Results Are in

Nearly half of all workers — 47 percent — say that the 2020 presidential election has had an impact on their ability to get work done. Read about the survey at CNBC.

Is the Future of Work out of the Office?

Research is growing that remote workers are productive — and happy — Ars Technica reports as it looks at what that means for the future of work.

Getting Over That Interview Hurdle

Don’t let the dreaded ‘Tell me about yourself’ question stall an interview. Forbes shares the way you should answer.