Karen Schneider

Karen Schneider

Writer, mentor, & blogger

I specialize in career and personal development topics, and have been featured as an expert on other platforms for my advice.

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Harvard Business Review

HBR Guide to Dealing with Conflict

Based on my interview with Amy Gallo (HBR editor) for "What To Do When Your Coworker Goes Over Your Head," a portion is included in this updated version of the book, available for release on April 4, 2017.

Harvard Business Review

What to Do When Your Coworker Goes Over Your Head

I am featured in this piece by HBR editor Amy Gallo on how I handled and rectified the situation when a coworker bypassed me and went to my manager.

Harvard Business Review

How to Earn Your Manager's Respect

I am featured in an interview with Rebecca Knight, detailing how I worked to earn my manager's respect.

New York Post

What to do when helping your struggling co-worker is ruining your career | New York ...

I am featured in an interview with author & career expert Vicki Salemi, and discuss how I managed a tricky situation with a colleague.

Business Insider

3 Traps New Managers Fall Into (That You Can Easily Avoid)

My article from The Muse, syndicated on Business Insider.

themuse.com

3 Traps New Managers Fall Into (That You Can Easily Avoid)

I found myself absolutely fumbling when it came to being a manager. But through a combination of my desire to succeed (and let’s be honest, fear of failing), advice from mentors, and generally just maturing into my role, I was luckily able to course-correct. Here's what I did:

careercontessa.com

Hey Millennials, Here's The Ultimate Guide to Managing People

We've put together a handy all-inclusive guide on managing people as a millennial leader (or as a first-time boss).

fairygodboss.com

Do You Suffer From Imposter Syndrome? Don't Let It Ruin Your Career

Impostor Syndrome feeds on your deepest fears, and hears your doubts that you tuck away from others. If you don't know the signs, it can negatively impact your professional and personal life.

careercontessa.com

How to Effectively Communicate at Work (Even If You Hate Your Coworker's Opinion)

Progress is not possible unless we value others—and respect their viewpoints.

Amazon

Habits and Attitudes: Lance A. Casazza: 9780996677653: Amazon.com: Books

I am one of 52 professionals profiled for my advice on habits & attitudes that have brought me success in my life & career.

fairygodboss.com

5 Tips For Managing Coworkers Who Are Older Than You | Fairygodboss

No sweat — age is nothing but a number, right? Usually, but not always. Here are tips to navigate this potentially tricky situation.

careercontessa.com

How to Stay Positive in a Toxic Work Environment

We tend to assume that the hardest part of the job is doing the position itself. But then one morning, you wake up dreading going into the office...because of your coworkers.

careercontessa.com

SO YOU GOT FIRED. NOW WHAT? HERE'S WHAT TO DO WHEN YOU REALLY, REALLY NEED A JOB | Career Contessa

We're not saying we can alleviate that initial pit in your stomach. But we can help you kick ass immediately after.

careercontessa.com

5 WAYS VOLUNTEERING CAN HELP YOU GET A JOB

Career Contessa | Honest Conversations About Work &...

careercontessa.com

How I Quadrupled My Salary in 4 Years | Career Contessa

How I Quadrupled My Salary in 4 Years | Career Cont...