• 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 ...
  • Recruiters Share the Number 1 Aspect They're Looking For in Candidates They're Hiring
    Job candidates come in all shapes and sizes, and most recruiters aren't looking to hire cookie-cutter employees. However, there are certain standout qualities that seem to be universally preferred. Lucky for you, several prominent recruiters in the D.C. area have revealed the top assets they are ...
  • 10 Phrases to Avoid During Salary Negotiation
    Whenever and for whatever reason, at some point you will need to negotiate your salary.
  • What Hiring Managers Wish You Knew before You Applied
    Hiring managers want you to know certain things before you apply. Learn them.
  • What to Do on Your Last Day at a Job
    Your last day on the job is likely to be a hectic one and—for better or worse—it's probably going to be one full of emotions. Here's how to navigate your last day on the job with ease.
  • 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?
  • What Type of Company Culture Is Right for You?
    Corporate culture is as important of a consideration as compensation, commute time, and potential for growth. But how do you decide what type of company culture is right for you? Read on to see how!!!
  • How to Answer: “What is Your Dream Job?”
    What is the best way to answer, “What’s your Dream Job?” While you don’t want to set the bar too high, setting the bar too low can make it sound like you don’t have goals and aspirations. So how do you find that middle ground between “I want it all” and “anything will do?”
  • 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...
  • How to Answer: “Tell Me About Yourself”
    It seems like such a simple question, but “tell me about yourself” is notorious for wrecking many interviewees’ chances to make positive first impressions. Turns out there’s a simple formula, and we’ve got you covered.
  • 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...
  • Negotiate Your Dream Offer with These 6 Tips
    Your success in obtaining the job of your dreams will be realized in large part by showing that you and your employer are indeed joined at the hip in a journey toward mutual success. Your pitch is essentially “help me help you.” Toward that end, negotiate your dream offer with 6 these tips in mind.
  • The Right Questions to Ask When Getting to Know Your Coworkers
    Chances are if you're starting a new job you probably want to make a good impression on your new coworkers. Here are some questions you can ask them right off the bat.
  • 5 Things You Need To Know Before Accepting A Job Offer
    You’ve probably had to investigate hundreds of potential opportunities, send out dozens of resumes, beat out a hundred other qualified applicants, and impress during several nerve-racking interviews to get this job offer. But before you accept, you have to ensure the new position will support you...
  • 5 Conversation Starters for Your Next Networking Event
    Some people enjoy networking. Really! But for others, networking falls into the category of necessary evil. You might dread the experience, but once you arrive, it’s not that bad—and it has the potential to bring great rewards. Like anything else, networking is a skill you can develop with practi...
  • How to Ensure you were Given an Appropriate Offer
    While the job offer will certainly provide a nice boost of confidence, it might not be right for you. It’s crucial to garner the skills necessary to evaluate job offers. How can you tell if an offer is right for you? Let’s find out.
  • Pros and Cons of Exaggerating on a Resume
    How do you make your resume stand out? These days, jobs are competitive, and you may be tempted to exaggerate on your resume. There are pros and cons to exaggerating on your resume though. Read more:
  • Stop Overthinking Your Job Search
    Whether it’s by choice or necessity, you’re looking for a new job. In a time of flux, it can be all too easy to bog yourself down with the details. After all, details seem doable while the rest can feel overwhelming. But now is the time to focus on the big picture. How does one go about doing tha...
  • Dating Show Advice That’s Applicable to Your Job Search
    There are some lessons from dating shows that we would be wise to deploy in our pursuit of work. Here are a few that fit whether you are competing in the pursuit of work, or love!
  • 5 Reasons Why Candidates Aren’t Accepting Your Job Offer
    After several rounds of interviews with potential hires, you've finally found an ideal candidate who expresses an interest in the position. You get excited thinking about nailing down the final details in your next conversation to seal the deal. Instead, you're shocked to find your offer is polit...