Category Archives: Corporate Researchers

Market research makes the list of top 10 most underrated jobs

Hey researchers, think your job is underrated? Well now you’ve got proof! Many highly sought-after, fast-paced careers are overrated, according to a new CareerCast report on the top 10 most overrated and underrated jobs. Advertising account executives, senior corporate executives … Continue reading

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Steps effective leaders take when handling disappointment

Editor’s note: Alesia Latson is a speaker, trainer, coach and founder of Latson Leadership Group, Boston, Mass. Disappointment is inevitable for leaders. At times your people will disappoint you, and there will also be instances where you disappoint others. So … Continue reading

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7 negotiating mistakes everyone can avoid

Editor’s note: Eldonna Lewis-Fernandez is the CEO of Dynamic Vision International and author of “Think like a Negotiator.” While even the word “negotiation” can evoke fear, stress and anxiety for many, the intent is quite simple: to discuss and ultimately … Continue reading

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5 ways to enhance your relationships while working remotely

Editor’s note: Kara Goldin is founder/CEO of Hint Inc., a producer of unsweetened flavored waters. This is an edited version of a post that originally appeared here under the title “5 steps to being a rockstar while working remotely.” More … Continue reading

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Research says: Research is a career worth pursuing!

At Quirk’s, we’ve heard enough from our readers to know that, despite all the exciting changes happening in the industry (e.g., mobile research, storytelling, neuromarketing, big data, etc.), it isn’t always sunshine and roses. It’s a lot of hard work … Continue reading

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8 reasons why opportunity never knocks on your door


You’re a hard worker. You stay late at the office and never complain. You’re your boss’ go-to person on big projects and you never let her down. You’re always taking on extra responsibility even when your plate is spilling over. … Continue reading

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Top 10 tips for repairing your credibility

Has your credibility rating taken a hit lately? If you’re honest, you might have to admit to a slip-up or two. Perhaps you were late more times than you would like to admit, you missed several deadlines or you told … Continue reading

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Effective employee feedback is neither a sandwich nor a seagull

Editor’s note: Kevin Higgins is the CEO of Fusion Learning Inc., a New York sales training company. He is also the author of Engage Me: Strategies From The Sales Effectiveness Source. Managers recognize that their teams need feedback to improve … Continue reading

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5 tips for managing dueling staffers

Editor’s note: Barbara Jaurequi is a licensed marriage and family therapist, a nationally certified master addiction counselor and author of A.C.E.S. – Adult-Child Entitlement Syndrome. Child psychiatrist David Levy introduced the term “sibling rivalry” in 1941. Self-explanatory in its terminology, … Continue reading

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How to understand and adapt to different communication styles

Editor’s note: Ted Gorski is a Professional Certified Coach and president of Get Your Edge LLC, a Bedford, N.H., coaching and training firm. In today’s corporate world, leaders need excellent communication skills. Many are being asked to do more with … Continue reading

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