Articles by Margaret Quigley

Margaret Quigley

Maggie Quigley studied journalism at the Newhouse School of Communications in Syracuse, NY. In 2014, she moved to Munich. Since then, she's worked in PR and marketing for firms like MSLGROUP Germany and SynerTrade GmbH. Maggie is currently working at Experteer, Europe's premiere career and recruiting service for senior talent. As the Communication and Content Manager, Maggie creates content, manages the social media accounts, translates, and oversees English texts for the Experteer platform, for the US, UK, and COM markets.

can your employer go through your phone
Murky Waters

Sean Spicer Wants To Paw Through His Employee’s Phones – Could Your Boss Do The Same?

Sensitive information has been leaking from all over the White House, and Sean Spicer is pissed. These unauthorized leaks are sometimes laughable, like February’s bathrobe scandal, or more serious, like the recent allegations of the Trump administration’s ties to Russia. As a result, Spicer, President Trump’s press secretary, is cracking down on staff channeling information to…

advantages of nepotism
Who You Know

Nepotism Is Underrated

Nepotism has a bad rap. We’ve all been here: your company has a job opening… and you personally know someone with the right skill set. Do you take a chance and put the two together?  Why not?! This is the new company culture, where who you know really does matter. And if there has ever been a…

hostile work environment

5 Signs You’re Entering a Hostile Work Environment

From the moment you walked into that new office, you felt it – something is off. Low morale, strained communication, a general air of malaise… The atmosphere of a workplace is a huge factor in the success of its employees. Hopefully you’re able to identify whether this new position is a good fit – for your experience, for your personality, for your working style – before you accept an offer. Look for these indicators that you’re entering a hostile work environment and avoid sentencing yourself to several years of discontent at a new company.

idea theft
Intellectual plagiarism?

Combating Idea Theft in the Office

One of your employees seems to be a real jack-of-all-trades. This special colleague always has the best ideas, which he presents beautifully in meetings and conversations – but somehow, you can’t shake the feeling that this colleague’s achievements aren’t his own. If you suspect that your employee isn’t who they seem to be, take a…

setting your intentions for 2017
Make it your year.

Setting Your Intentions for 2017

“This is the year I’ll change my life. I’ll upgrade my career. I’ll get the raise I deserve. I’ll push for that promotion. This is it!” You’ve thought it. You’ve dreamt about it. You wanted it. Now it’s time to act – learn how to set intentions in 3 simple steps, and make 2017 your year! The life…

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