Career Development

Practical strategies and tips curated by the best coaches in the world to help you build your career and accomplish your goals.


May 11, 2024

An Expert’s Guide to Resumes: Five Tips to Make You Stand Out

One of our couches reveals his best advice on improving your resume, cultivated by years of experience running a resume review organization.

March 25, 2024

How to Nail “Tell Me About a Time…” Interview Questions

One of the most common types of behavioral interview questions is, "Tell me about a time..." Here's how to answer these, from an expert coach with years of experience helping applicants nail their interviews.

March 13, 2024

Chief of Staff: What It Is, Responsibilities, and Career Path Overview

Chief of Staff roles have gotten increasingly popular. Here's what it is and what you should expect, from a former Chief of Staff to the CEO of a unicorn.

March 13, 2024

How to Transition from Academia to the Technology Industry

Making the jump from academic to tech is a big one, but not as big as you might think with these expert tips from someone who navigated it themselves, and has helped others do so as well.

March 12, 2024

Why an MBA is the Best Time to Start a Business

A Kellogg MBA and Shark Tank entrepreneur gives his reasons for why business school is the best time to start a company, from funding to mentorship opportunities and more.

January 10, 2024

The Top 30 Coaches on Leland: 2023 Edition

When you’re trying to reach your goals, it can make a world of a difference to have people in your corner. Please join us in congratulating and celebrating the top 30 Leland coaches of 2023.

January 10, 2024

How to Negotiate Your Salary – With Example Emails

Master the art of salary negotiation with our comprehensive guide on techniques and strategies, including sample emails for every stage of the process. Boost your earning potential today.

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May 11, 2024

An Expert’s Guide to Resumes: Five Tips to Make You Stand Out

One of our couches reveals his best advice on improving your resume, cultivated by years of experience running a resume review organization.

April 11, 2024

10 Career Development Questions to Ask Your Boss

Looking to advance your career? Start by asking your boss these 10 career development questions.

March 25, 2024

How to Nail “Tell Me About a Time…” Interview Questions

One of the most common types of behavioral interview questions is, "Tell me about a time..." Here's how to answer these, from an expert coach with years of experience helping applicants nail their interviews.

March 13, 2024

Is Consumer Services a Good Career Path? Weighing the Pros and Cons in a Rapidly Growing Industry

Discover the potential of a career in consumer services with our comprehensive guide. Learn about skills required, the different options of career paths, what has led to the industry's growth, how to decide if it's the right path for you, and more.

March 13, 2024

Chief of Staff: What It Is, Responsibilities, and Career Path Overview

Chief of Staff roles have gotten increasingly popular. Here's what it is and what you should expect, from a former Chief of Staff to the CEO of a unicorn.

March 13, 2024

How to Transition from Academia to the Technology Industry

Making the jump from academic to tech is a big one, but not as big as you might think with these expert tips from someone who navigated it themselves, and has helped others do so as well.

March 12, 2024

Six Tips for Balancing Mental Health in a Corporate Job

To celebrate Mental Health Awareness Month, we asked some of our experts how they stay balanced in the midst of challenging jobs. Here are their responses.

March 12, 2024

Why an MBA is the Best Time to Start a Business

A Kellogg MBA and Shark Tank entrepreneur gives his reasons for why business school is the best time to start a company, from funding to mentorship opportunities and more.

March 12, 2024

How to Build Your Career Outside of the US

There are a lot of things to consider when trying to move abroad. It’s an incredible opportunity for growth, but it can be a difficult adjustment. Here's how to make that jump, from someone who's done it.

March 12, 2024

To Be a Jack of All Trades or Master of One?

The case for becoming an expert vs. a generalist, written by a Stanford GSB MBA and McKinsey & Co. Consultant. Plus, how to pick an area of focus, how to build expertise, and more.

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