• Cracking the Job Code: Landing a Career in the U.S. Government
    Maybe you’ve heard through the grapevine that getting a federal job is too difficult, too competitive and too long of a process. Well, it’s time to put away your Grapes of Wrath, because my new government insider, Corliss Jackson, is about to share her secret recipe for federal job success.
  • What Will the Typical Hiring Process Look Like Moving Forward?
    The business world as we know it is undergoing an intense shift in hiring practices. What can candidates expect the typical hiring process to look like in the future? There are substantial changes to come.
  • A Behind the Scenes Look at the Hiring Process
    As a job candidate, it's easy to get impatient with the hiring process. You know you're a good fit, so what's taking so long? The truth is, hiring managers are dealing with a lot behind the scenes. Although the process varies by industry, size of company and level of position, hiring managers typ...
  • Creating A Resume To Stand Out From The Crowd
    Learn how you can stand out as exceptional among millions!
  • What Are the Best Transferable Work Skills?
    You’ve perused a handful of job postings and noticed certain keywords crop up time and again. It seems every hiring manager wants someone who is detail-oriented, can prioritize tasks, and maintains strong relationships.
  • How to Stay Organized During Your Job Search
    Job hunting, especially during a recession, is a numbers game. This means you'll need to track multiple opportunities. Try these time-tested tips for staying organized during your job search.
  • Are You Better Off Using a Recruiter or Self-Search for Your Next Job?
    Should you use a recruiter or self-search to land your next role? Well, the answer is, it depends on what you are looking for…
  • Should I Dumb Down My Resume When Applying to Jobs I’m Overqualified For?
    Your resume is sterling. You’ve got degrees to spare, a solid work history, and an attractive list of certificates and awards. Any company would be lucky to have you. So why hasn’t anyone called you back?
  • Pros and Cons of Using a Job Board to Apply for a Job
    Years ago, job boards were the hot spot for job applicants to identify and apply for jobs online. After all, they’re easy to use, and anyone can do it from the comforts of home.
  • Graduate during the COVID-19 Pandemic: What Are the Best Steps
    College seniors have been thrown into a surreal situation. First, you’ll be missing traditional commencements and attending virtual graduations, and then you'll be facing the prospect of finding a job in unprecedented times.
  • 7 Unusual Job Search Hacks
    Job searches can be incredibly stressful. Whether we’re burning through savings or pining for something different, our haste to end the search successfully can lead us to make some novice errors, like sending applications where we definitely don’t fit or coming across as mechanical in our interac...
  • Searching for Jobs During a Pandemic: How to Make Yourself Relevant
    Whether you’re a soon-to-be college graduate or a worker laid off because of COVID-19, searching for a job during a pandemic and increasing unemployment was not in your career plan. Here are some steps you can take to make yourself relevant.
  • How to Effectively Network on Social Platforms
    No matter where you are in your career, learning how to effectively network on social media is an important skill to hone. The following tips can help you make sure social media works for you, not against you.
  • 5 Things Recent Grads Need to Know about Entering the Workforce
    Finding a job as a new graduate can sometimes be a scary prospect. You’ve got the whole world ahead of you, how do you gain a foothold? Read on for five things you should know before stepping out into the real world.
  • How to Move on After You Don't Land the Job
    So, you think you have the job in the bag, and then you find out you don’t. Learn how to get back on your feet and moving toward the next remarkable thing.
  • The Benefits of Top Workplaces
    The Top Workplaces program identifies organizations that excel at organizational health and employee engagement. The Washington Post, in partnership with Energage, offers a free assessment through a simple, scientifically sound and anonymous employee feedback survey.
  • Is it Ok To Reapply For a Position You Didn’t Get the First Time?
    Even if there are no second acts in life, sometimes there are chances to reapply for a job you didn’t get the first time. The question is: should you go for it? In most situations, yes, but it depends on the stage at which you fell off the candidate list.
  • How Long Do You Need To Stay At a Job Before Moving On?
    Everyone knows that how you quit your job is important. But not everyone realizes that knowing when to do so is just as—if not more—important. So you’ve decided to move on? Read on for a general guide of quitting times that will reveal to future employers more about you than you might expect.
  • Crafting an Awesome Cover Letter
    Craft a cover letter that will land you your dream job with these tips.
  • Ways You Can Use Facebook In The Recruitment Process
    Facebook isn’t just a platform for political memes and kitten videos. It can also be a valuable tool in the recruitment process. Whether you’re using social media to attract new candidates or get a clearer picture of your current applicants, Facebook has a great deal to offer job recruiters. Her...