• 5 Tips for Confronting a Coworker (Before You Go to Your Boss)
    Running into conflict at work is not unusual. Considering the fact about 56 percent of full-time workers say they spend more time with their "work family" than they do with their own families, it stands to reason colleagues are bound to get on each other's nerves at some point or another. How sho...
  • 8 Ways To Make The Job Search More Fun
    Searching for a job is stressful. You put yourself out there to be judged by strangers, you deal with the sting of rejection, and unless you’re working, you’ll find your funds rapidly diminishing. It’s a rough time, and as a result, many people become depressed and begin living unhealthily. Don’t...
  • What to Do If a Job Offer Falls Through
    It doesn’t happen often, but it does happen. A company offers you a job, but before you can start your first day, the offer falls through. Whatever the reasons (if any), you have to start your job search all over again. Here’s what to do.
  • Should You Be Offering Your Employees Summer Fridays?
    If you haven’t heard, summer Fridays are a popular trend where companies give their employees some or all Fridays off all summer. This allows everyone to get a jump-start on the weekend and enjoy life in the sun with friends and family. But are summer Fridays really beneficial to companies or jus...
  • What to Do When You’re Bored At Work (Other Than Eating)
    At some point, we've all been bored at work. Maybe the busy season is over or you're the unlucky soul alone in the office between Christmas and New Year's. No matter the reason, at some point you're going to find yourself with some extra time to fill. Here are a few ideas to keep you out of troub...
  • How To Get Hired On The Hill
    For those who aspire to do great things, working on Capitol Hill is an appealing idea. But the first great thing you have to do is to actually get hired. Whether you're looking for an internship, an entry-level position, or something a little higher up, getting that proverbial foot in the door ca...
  • The Importance of Recruiting Your Employees
    Looking for the perfect candidate? They may be closer than you think!
  • How does your workplace encourage employee well-being?
    Employee well-being covers the overall mental, physical, emotional, and financial health of employees. Top Workplaces leaders understand well-being initiatives support a people-centric culture. 
  • Here’s The Best Way To Respond To Quiet Quitters
    For organizations, quiet quitting means reduced employee engagement. Gallup estimates that quiet quitters make up at least half of the U.S. workforce. In other words, one out of every two employees is doing the bare minimum to get by, unwilling to go the extra mile for the organization.
  • Lessons in Leadership from the Jewish Deli
    Leadership is about opening your eyes beyond your appetite, beyond the needs of a tiny group and considering the challenge that a larger percentage of the patrons are facing.
  • D.C.’s Government/Defense Contracting and COVID: What Career Opportunities Remain at Mid-Sized Businesses?
    Many mid-sized federal and defense contracting companies in the DMV are B2B (business to business), with the U.S. federal government being their primary customer. Let’s see how these companies performed before and during the pandemic
  • D.C.’s Healthcare Industry and COVID-19: What Career Opportunities Remain at Hospitals and Large Businesses?
    Here is a look at the state of big healthcare businesses in D.C. before and during the pandemic, as well as predictions about how the sector will look as COVID-19 fades.
  • 3 Ways to Show You're Right for a Job When You Don't have Exact Experience
    As low employment rates continue to hover around 3.5 percent, the current tight job market has made it far easier for candidates to get their foot in the doors of companies that ordinarily wouldn't give them a second look due to their lack of specific experience.
  • How Often Is It OK To Contact A Recruiter During Your Job Search?
    You've put yourself back on the job market and have decided to work with a recruiter to help you land your dream job. After all the preliminaries are done, you might be wondering—how often is it OK to contact your recruiter during the job search or application process?
  • What Are Tuition Reimbursement Programs? And Should You Offer Them?
    Aside from the financial exchange, though, does helping employees with education costs help the company? The answer appears to be “yes.” Here’s why.
  • How To Deal With A Talent Shortage
    Filling open positions during a talent shortage is a trying experience, one made more difficult by the fact that it’s difficult to predict when a shortage will hit. Here’s how to deal with a talent shortage—hopefully before you find yourself suffering one.
  • Everybody Is Going Back To School—Should You?
    School supplies in the aisles, back-to-school specials, college campuses buzzing with activity … ah, another summer is almost in the books, and nostalgic feelings of simpler school days come flooding back. If you find yourself in a transitionary period of life right now, you may even be contempla...
  • Why You Should Start Working on Your New Year’s Career Resolutions Now
    When it comes to New Year’s Resolutions, if procrastination is one habit you’re trying to break, there’s no time like the present to start cobbling together a career improvement list. Why start early? Find out.
  • Inter-Office Polls: When to Ask the Group and When to Go Solo
    Employees want to be asked for their opinions, but asking for feedback at the wrong time or without a plan for how to use it can be a recipe for disaster. Learn how to strategically incorporate employee input in your decision-making.
  • 2020 Star Nurses Weekly Spotlight - Chapter 1
    As a part of the recognition of the 2020 Star Nurses finalists we will spotlight nurses through the end of summer. Check back each week for more spotlights from our 92 Star Nurses.