• 5 Timeless Skills to Build/Have on Your Resume
    Are you reentering the workforce, looking to make a career change, or perhaps simply wanting to refine your resume just in case an exciting new opportunity presents itself in the future?
  • How to Know When to Go to a New Job or Stay Put
    You’ve hit a wall. Your work is no longer challenging or rewarding. You feel an urge to grow but your career has grown stale. So, how do you know when it’s time to go or to stay put? Here are five questions to help you answer that.
  • What to Include in Your Resignation Letter
    Whether for personal reasons or professional advancement, you’ve decided to leave your job. You sat down with your supervisor, had a one-on-one chat, and proffered your notice.
  • How to Dig Yourself Out of a Career Rut
    The old Dolly Parton song "9 to 5" is the working person's anthem for good reason: It's a sassy rendition of what it feels like to be in a career rut. But no matter how many "cups of ambition" you have, if you feel like you're "barely getting by," with "all takin' and no givin'," you're not going...
  • Best Practices for Getting a Job at Your Old Company
    Often when you resign a position, you can't imagine ever wanting to return to your employer. But a growing number of employees (known as "boomerang employees") are finding new opportunities at old employers, and hiring managers are increasingly open to rehiring former employees. If a boomerang po...
  • 5 Industries that Will Let You Work from Home
    The reality is, working from home doesn’t have to be something you just dream about. There are more remote/telecommuting jobs now than ever before, and opportunities are available in just about every field of work you can think of. So, whether you’re searching for your first job or looking to cha...
  • 5 Things to Consider When Going Back to Work Full Time
    Any job search is demanding, but it’s extra stressful when going back to work after an extended absence. . You may be out of practice, but the skills and work ethic you’ve developed over the years remain intact. You simply need to remind yourself of this fact and find a way to promote your value ...
  • How to Answer: "How Do You Like to Be Managed?"
    Nothing is certain but death and taxes, according to Benjamin Franklin—but if he'd been around in the 21st century, he might have added the interview question "How do you like to be managed" to his list. After all, you’re almost guaranteed to be asked this question at some point during the interv...
  • How to Answer: "What Are You Passionate About?"
    The last thing you expect during a job interview is for the hiring manager to ask you a personal question like, “What are you passionate about?” Here's how you can best prepare for it.
  • How to Respond to An Unusually Low (Or High) Job Offer
    Your third job interview is winding down, and your future boss finally makes a financial offer. But the salary is much lower than you expected. Or (good problem to have) the salary is much higher than you ever dreamed. What you do next can make a huge difference in your long-term finances. Here a...
  • 10 Surefire Ways to Turn Your Internship into a Job Offer
    Internships are the ideal way for students to gain professional experience and "try on" different work environments—but they're also an excellent way for employers to test out potential hires. If you want to turn your internship into a full-time position, follow these 10 tips.
  • 7 Incredible Lessons From Career Role Models
    Mentors at work have wisdom on matters large and small to offer those willing to listen. Here are seven incredible lessons from career role models.
  • The Fastest Way To Clean Up Your Inbox
    When email was first introduced, it was a timesaver, but it’s gotten a bit unruly since then. With communication so cheap and easy, people now send emails for every note, memo, question, comment, pitch, or thank you. Pair that with multiparty chains and an expectation for immediate reply, and it’...
  • Pros and Cons of a 9-to-5 Lifestyle
    Trying to figure out if you should go traditional or strike out on your own? Here are the pros and cons of the 9-to-5 lifestyle to help you decide.
  • How to Not Bring Work Home With You
    Work consumes a significant part of the day, and it can be difficult to completely disengage. There’s always one more task to complete or issue left unresolved. Need help leaving work at work? Consider the following tips.
  • What To Do When You Have No Idea How To Tackle A New Assignment
    Your manager calls you into her office to discuss a new initiative—and its importance to the company. Thing is, you have no idea how to tackle the project. None. Find out how you’ll be able to tackle any new task even if you begin with no idea how.
  • The Worst Hiring Mistakes We’ve Seen
    Lately, it feels like the only thing more difficult than hiring quality applicants is keeping quality employees. If you’re starting to notice a pattern of mis-hires, it’s time to revamp your interviewing practices to bring on more successful candidates. To help, we’re recounting the five worst hi...
  • How Can I Work on My Presentation Skills?
    It doesn't matter whether you love the spotlight or break into a cold sweat at the mere mention of public speaking—we can all improve our presentation skills. Holding an audience's attention to convey a message is an acquired talent—especially when (as is often the case in business) your subject ...
  • Can I Excel at My Job, Enjoy a Social Life, and Get Enough Sleep?
    “Can I excel at my job, enjoy a social life, and get enough sleep?” We’ve all asked ourselves some version of this question, and our answers typically fall somewhere between a self-defeating no and derisive laughter at our own foolishness. But it doesn’t have to be this way. It is possible to exc...
  • Red Flags to Look Out For During a Job Interview
    When you’re desperate to leave a bad job or land any job at all, there’s a temptation to take the first offer you get. But accepting the wrong position can prevent you from landing a much better one. Fortunately, signs of a bad job often reveal themselves during the interview. Here are red flags ...