• What I Learned from a Childhood of Being Picked Last
    Popularity or charisma often beats ability. Being the most skilled person or the best leader of others does not ensure that you will be selected early for a team or picked to be captain. Read on to learn more!
  • Should You Go through the Interview Process for a Job You Decide You Don’t Want?
    Maybe you applied for a new job on a whim and have just been contacted to schedule an initial phone screening, or perhaps you’ve already gone through the first round of interviews and have been asked to come back for a second meeting.
  • How to Overcome Age Discrimination in the Workplace
    Whether you’re gearing up to interview for your dream job, or simply want to keep climbing the corporate ladder at your current company, you may soon find landing a new position or promotion becomes increasingly difficult as you get older.
  • What to Include in Your Resignation Letter
    Whether for personal reasons or professional advancement, you’ve decided to leave your job. You sat down with your supervisor, had a one-on-one chat, and proffered your notice.
  • How Soon Is Too Soon to Leave a New Job?
    You were excited to start your new job. You approached the challenges with enthusiasm, anticipated its career potential, and looked forward to meeting new people. Now you’re a couple months in and…you hate it. Whatever the case, you’re constantly asking, “How soon is too soon to leave a new job?”...
  • Why You Shouldn’t Feel Guilty About Leaving Your Current Job
    The decision to leave your current job should be a positive one. Whether you’re heading to a new company, going back to school, or starting a family, you’ve chosen to expand your life experience and grow. It’s a time for reflection and a little bit of patting yourself on the back for your can-do ...
  • How to Turn Down a Job Offer You Already Accepted
    After a long and trying search, you were finally offered a job, which you eagerly accepted. But then things changed. Maybe another company called with a better offer, or you decided to go grad school, or your partner accepted a dream job in another state. Whatever the case, you’re going to have t...
  • How to Navigate Interviews When You’re Moving to a Different City or State
    You want to get a job in a different city or state, and you’re not quite sure how to go about navigating the interview process. While in many ways the out-of-town job hunt mirrors the local search, there are definitely curves in the road that need to be navigated differently. But don’t worry; we’...
  • What to Do When Your Boss is Leaving
    In today's job market, job-hopping is a common event. A 2017 survey by Namely suggests people remain at a job for, on average, less than two years. That being the case, people are used to the idea of coworkers coming and going, but what if the person departing is the boss? What do you do?
  • Why Exit Interviews Are So Important
    Things move quickly once an employee gives notice: The departing employee starts to mentally check out but needs to finish up projects. The manager scurries about making action plans for being short-staffed. And HR both needs to tie up loose ends with the departing employee and start looking for ...
  • 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...
  • 5 Things to Be Thankful For at Your Job Every Day
    Sometimes we get so caught up in what’s going wrong at work, we forget to be thankful for what’s good about our jobs. Ironically, reflecting on what we have to be grateful for can relieve some of the stress that makes us focus on the negativity in the first place. While every person’s experience ...
  • How Much Do You Really Need to Afford Inflation?
    With inflation in the U. S. recently soaring to the highest levels seen since November of 1981, it’s fair to say you’ll probably be needing to make some adjustments to your budget and beyond.
  • 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…
  • Creating a Realistic “Wants” List
    What you want from your job will change throughout the course of your career (and may have been affected by the pandemic). Follow these tips to take your internal temperature before making a big career move.
  • How to Thrive in a Company When Your COVID Perspective Doesn’t Match Your Company’s Stance
    Your view on COVID is different than your employer’s. What do you do?
  • Seven strategies to deal with workplace burnout
    Even among the strongest workplace cultures, employees are struggling with burnout. It is such a contagious issue that it can sneak up in unexpected ways, no matter your prevention strategy. 
  • Fourteen reasons to invest in employee training and development
    Does your workplace put enough into training and development? Done right, it eliminates skill gaps, teaches workers modern technologies, and helps employees become product experts. Read on to learn more!
  • 4 Ways to Find More Relevant Jobs for Your Skills
    You have an enviable set of job skills…but no job prospects in sight that can make use of them. Read on for ways to fine more relevant jobs for your unique talents.
  • How the World of Work Has Changed in The 21st Century
    If you are an elder Millennial or older, you might remember what it was like to work in a pre-smartphone, pre-Facebook world. Take a trip down memory lane, when emails were cutting-edge, and people still wore business suits.