Carlota Zimmerman Bustle / Carlota Zimmerman 11 Little Things You’re Doing Every Day That Can Attract More Negativity Into Your Life April 11, 2017

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I’m pretty sure no one’s ever sat up in bed and promised themselves to have a negative day. “Hey self, let’s make today super negative” is just not something people think. And yet, so many of us engage in little habits that attract more negativity, this way of thinking might as well be a morning mantra. (more…)

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Carlota Zimmerman NBC News / Carlota Zimmerman Want to Be Your Own Boss? Here’s What You Need to Know March 28, 2017

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Many of us who are self-employed look back on our 9 to 5 cubicle days and wonder: How did I ever do that? Not because we didn’t enjoy our full-time careers, but because it’s just so different now: We make our own schedules, build our own clientele, choose our workspace and are 100 percent responsible for our financial growth. Everything we do — and every decision we make — is self-directed. We are the boss. (more…)

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Carlota Zimmerman Flex Jobs / Carlota Zimmerman How to Get a Raise in 2017 March 27, 2017

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Asking for a raise is one thing–getting it is another. In fact, a variety of factors go into whether or not one successfully secures a pay bump. How and when you ask, the type of research you do beforehand, and your follow-up all make a huge difference in whether or not you get a raise. (more…)

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Carlota Zimmerman Moneyish / Carlota Zimmerman The Secret to using your side hustle to get ahead at work March 14, 2017

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Mark Zuckerberg attributes a lot of his success to his hobbies.

You don’t need Harvard. You need a side hustle.

Harvard-educated Mark Zuckerberg attributes some of his success to his side projects. “I probably learned more coding from random side projects than the courses that I took in college,” he says in town hall meeting at North Carolina Agricultural and Technical State University that was broadcast via Facebook Live. (more…)

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Carlota Zimmerman New York Post / Carlota Zimmerman Being an introvert in the office may not be a bad thing after all March 13, 2017

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Getting noticed, speaking up, being visible. Sounds like a winning knockout punch to land the corner office, right? (more…)

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Carlota Zimmerman More Money / Carlota Zimmerman How To Stay In Touch After The Job Interview Is Over March 9, 2017

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You can breathe now–the hardest part is over. You’ve landed an interview with the company of your dreams and you’ve given it your all with the job recruiter or manager who interviewed you. And now, you wait to hear if you’ve moved on in the hiring process or not. But your anxiety levels are rising on the daily and you’re checking your inbox and voicemail every ten minutes, hoping for any kind of response. (more…)

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Carlota Zimmerman Financial Advisor / Carlota Zimmerman Want To Avoid Losing Your Job To Ageism? Just Raise Your Hand March 9, 2017

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If you and your clients want to avoid losing your jobs to ageism, raise your hands at work. (more…)

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Carlota Zimmerman Good Call / Carlota Zimmerman Common Job Search Blunders – and How to Avoid Them February 22, 2017

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Successfully navigating the job search process can often seem, in and of itself, like a full-time job. An open position may garner dozens, hundreds, or even thousands of responses, requiring applicants to be more competitive while also staying abreast of requirements and preferences. (more…)

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Carlota Zimmerman CNBC / Carlota Zimmerman 6 things you should never say to your boss February 10, 2017

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Whether you’re preparing for an annual performance review, contract negotiation or salary discussion, there’s no time like the present to make sure you know how to communicate professionally. (more…)

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Carlota Zimmerman New York Post / Carlota Zimmerman Get ready to see a lot more skin at the office February 6, 2017

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Fifteen years ago, Carlota Zimmerman lived in baggy trousers and oversize men’s shirts — which she wore even to her TV news jobs in Washington, DC, and New York. But when she launched a new career as a life coach in 2008, she knew she had to get over her fear of dresses and heels. (more…)

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Carlota Zimmerman The Network Journal / Carlota Zimmerman Before Walking Into That Job Interview, Do These 7 Things January 3, 2017

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There is no doubt. Job interviews are nerve wracking. But if you take a few minutes before walking into the interview to do these things, you could come out a winner. (more…)

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Carlota Zimmerman The Network Journal / Carlota Zimmerman How to Get That Knockout Job Referral December 13, 2016

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A good job referral can make or break a job opportunity, but asking for one can be a bit tricky, so TNJ.com asked a few experts for some advice. Here’s what they said: (more…)

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