• How to Answer “Why Should We Choose You over Someone Else?”
    One day you’ll face a recruiter asking, “Why should we choose you over someone else?” Here’s how to prepare the best answer to this question.
  • Decoding Job Posting Lingo
    Looking through job postings can be grueling enough without coming across unfamiliar lingo that knocks you off course. Here is a helpful guide to get you back on track.
  • Does Your Major Really Matter when Looking for a Job?
    Where are you going to college? What are you going to major in? What kind of job are you going to get with that major? Will you make enough money to support yourself with that degree?
  • How to Continue Your Education While On the Job
    Tips to take control of your personal development.
  • 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.
  • 5 Hacks For Weeding Out Unqualified Candidates
    Depending on the job market and your industry, it's not unreasonable for a single open position to attract upward of 100 candidates, especially if you advertise the position on one of the big job-search websites, where "applying" is as easy as clicking a button. But how can a hiring manager cope ...
  • Tips for Landing a Job in Cyber Security
    As a tech worker, you probably already know there are many directions you can go. Are you looking for a change?
  • 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.
  • Starting a Job Search after Your Industry Has Been Devastated by COVID-19
    In what feels almost overnight, the coronavirus pandemic has devastated many industries. What do you do when one day you have a job and the next, it's gone?
  • 5 Reasons Why Washington, DC is the Best Place to Gain Work Experience
    Washington, D.C. is the best place to gain work experience. Here are 5 reasons why.
  • Optimize Your Job Search When Your Current Job Title Isn't an Industry Standard
    In theory, job titles should be designed as a succinct description of what you do in your role. However, the reality is, most job titles are too broad or don't accurately describe a person's normal workday tasks. When your job title isn't an industry standard, you'll want to optimize your search....
  • Which of these qualities does your manager demonstrate?
    Today, companies place a greater emphasis on interpersonal skills, such as listening, being flexible, and inviting open communication. Read on to learn more!
  • Transitioning to a New Career When You're Over 55
    As a 55+ worker, the workplace dynamic was different when you started your career. It was common for people to retire after a career with one employer in one industry. Since then the game has changed.
  • What Are the Top Trending Interview Techniques?
    Traditional interview styles have their uses. But these interviews have their drawbacks. To overcome these drawbacks, industrious companies have adopted new tools and techniques. Here are the top five and how you can best prepare for them.
  • How to Answer: What Is Your Greatest Weakness?
    Some interview questions seem custom-made to trip you up. They interrupt your flow, feel invasive, or don’t speak toward your skills and abilities. Some of these questions are illegal, but this isn’t one of those. “What is your greatest weakness?” is just…awkward. Here's how best to answer,
  • 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.
  • 10 Must-Ask Interview Questions
    Creating a set of must-ask interview questions is never easy. In 45 minutes, you have to get to know a candidate well enough to determine if she can perform a complex job, fit your company’s culture, and not flake out after you’ve spent all that time training her. We’ve compiled a list of the 10 ...
  • How to Address Being Passed Over for a Promotion
    You thought you were golden. You had put in the time, received sterling reviews, and took on a growing list of responsibilities. You have been passed over for that promotion.....Now what??
  • Should You Have Your College Activities And Coursework On Your Resume?
    Should you have your college activities and coursework on your resume? Your initial impulse may be an unequivocal, “Yes!” You spent an incalculable amount of time and energy—not to mention a very calculable amount of money—studying your major. Your answer should actually lean more toward, “Someti...
  • How to Find Career Stretch Roles and Promotion Opportunities
    To get a promotion, you need to prove you can perform beyond your current job. That’s the purpose of stretch roles— projects and tasks that build your skills and get the attention of your boss and your boss’s boss. Here’s how to find them.