• Job Opportunities for People Displaced by the Coronavirus Pandemic
    As the COVID-19 pandemic continues to spread, it's had a significant impact on millions of jobs. While we'd previously enjoyed a low unemployment rate and a job seekers' market, things have drastically changed in the last few weeks.
  • Should You Believe the Company Reviews You Read Online?
    Thanks to online reviews, we can receive that information any time and about anything. But should you believe online company reviews when job hunting?
  • How to Stay Current in Your Career Well after College
    Even after you've graduated and landed your dream job, your work isn't done. Many things can happen along the way on your career path. Your company may go out of business, downsize, or your job skills could begin to become obsolete.
  • 5 Tips to Boost Your Job Search in the New Year
    Finding a new job is one of the most popular New Year’s resolutions. It’s up there with eating healthier, losing weight, and saving money. Like those other resolutions, its continual popularity signals how demanding it can be, and December’s best intentions don’t necessarily translate to success....
  • Should You Be Reaching Out to Prospective Candidates on LinkedIn?
    Employers have had to get creative to identify skilled employees. They cannot rely solely on posting job listings to bridge a growing talent gap. Job boards can definitely serve a purpose, but recruiters and hiring managers must sort through hundreds of unqualified candidates in hopes of digging ...
  • Best Practices for Surviving an Open Office Environment
    The open office environment was praised as a godsend for companies and employees alike. Breaking down the office walls was supposed to establish a vibrant work environment that would not only increase productivity and minimize costs, but also improve morale. But for many of us, the open office is...
  • 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...
  • Keep Getting Rejected? 3 Things to Keep in Mind
    Let's not sugarcoat it: Rejection stinks. Nothing is fun about being turned down for a job opportunity. And while circumstances are often beyond your control (they went with an internal candidate, or the position wasn't filled), if you’re consistently coming in second or third during the hiring p...
  • How to Optimize Your Job Posting
    How to optimize a job posting simply hasn’t been top-of-mind for many businesses, mainly because it hasn’t needed to be. Companies that want to make sure they make the cut can use a combination of smart keywords, savvy SEO, and solid writing to optimize job postings, drawing more attention and mo...
  • Groundhog Day! The Mistakes Hiring Managers See Over and Over Again
    It’s Groundhog Day at the job interview. Sigh. Hiring managers see these same mistakes over and over. Avoid them, and you can move past repetitive mistakes and into a job.
  • 7 Ways to Stand Out in the DC Job Market
    Many career opportunities exist in the D.C. market, yet you'll find a lot of competition for some of these jobs. If you want to stand out, you need to make an effort to dazzle hiring managers. Here are seven ways to help you shine
  • How to Prep for a Job Interview
    Despite the good feelings associated with the prospect of actually landing the job, most people suffer some level of anxiety before the interview. Find out how to be prepared as you can possibly be before going in.
  • Why Asking Good Questions on an Interview is Important
    One step applicants sometimes forget is preparing themselves to ask the employer a few questions of their own. Yet, it’s a key part of the interview process to remember. It is almost a given employers will pause towards the end of the meeting and say, "Do you have any questions for me?"