• What Does It Mean When You Find Out Your Job Is Considered "Non-essential"?
    When the announcement came that all non-essential employees would either be working from home, or just waiting at home for coronavirus to abate, a lot of people had to face the truth....Click to read the truth
  • 3 Better Ways to Say “I Don’t Have Time for This Right Now”
    Work can be hectic. That’s usually when a coworker walks to your desk with a sheepish smile and asks, “Do you have a minute?” You want to say, “I don’t have time for this right now,” but that word choice can feel rude. Still, you’re overloaded and must navigate the request. Here are three ways to...
  • How to Respectfully “Break Up” with a Recruiter
    In any relationship, ghosting someone when you want to “break up” is considered rude and cowardly. Relationships with recruiters are no exception. If you’ve decided the recruiter you’ve been working with, or the job they are advocating for, is not a good fit, you need to come clean. Here are som...
  • 5 Pieces of Career Advice You Shouldn’t Listen To
    Job hunting and career building are hard enough on their own—even without the well-meaning but sometimes ill-informed advice of others. Some words of wisdom are actually counterproductive and set you up for burnout or job dissatisfaction; other advice is simply outmoded in today's workplace. With...
  • 10 Productive Things to Do Between Meetings
    It may seem like you dedicate a lot of time in your work day to meetings. It's important to stay productive between meetings you can’t get out of. Whether you have twenty minutes, or just five, here are ten things you can do between meetings.
  • New Pandemic Job Paradigm: Why It's OK to Take a Job You're Overqualified For
    As unemployment continues to climb during the COVID-19 pandemic, consider applying for a job you’re overqualified for.
  • 5 Good Habits You Should Take On at Work
    We all want to excel at our jobs, but our modern environment makes it difficult to form good work habits. With so much going on, workdays can feel like a mad dash from start to finish, leaving little room for self-reflection or time to contemplate what can be done differently to improve. With thi...
  • Team Building Exercises That Work
    Team-building exercises tend to invoke one of two reactions: high fives or low groans. So how do you get the whole team on board and bypass the dreaded eye rolls? Here are some team-building exercises that not only work, but are also bound to please even the most vocal critics.
  • Best Practices for Staying In Touch With Former Coworkers
    You’ve left your job behind, but you’d like stay connected with your former coworkers. They might be willing to be a reference for your next job. They can help you build and maintain your professional network. You may even end up working together again—at their next company or maybe at a new vent...
  • Is your workplace taking these steps toward improvement?
    The best workplaces always look to improve. It’s a journey, not a destination. Even top-ranked companies will find things to work on in a process of continuous improvement.
  • Employees respond to challenges of COVID-19
    What impact has the COVID-19 lockdown had on workplace culture and employee engagement? Read on to find out...
  • 6 Better Ways to Respond When You're Thinking: That's Not Part of My Job Description
    When your manager asks you to do something that seems to be beyond your usual responsibilities, you may want to tell her you can’t do it, but no matter the request, never respond with the phrase, “That’s not in my job description.”
  • Are You In A Job That’s Wasting Your Time?
    Time is a valuable commodity—especially your time. The last thing you want to do is put years of hard work into a job, only to discover you should have been laying groundwork for your future elsewhere. Are you wondering if you’re in a role that’s wasting your time? Ask yourself these questions.
  • What To Do If You’re Afraid to Say “No” At Work
    Saying “no” to your boss can be an intimidating prospect, especially if your boss is known for surrounding himself with “yes men.” At the same time, you don’t want to feel like people are taking advantage of you. So how do you stand up for yourself without putting your job on the line or labeling...
  • Managing the Performance Appraisal: Are They Achieving Desired Results?
    The performance appraisal can be a valuable tool for helping both the company and the employee grow. Here’s how to get there.
  • Can Instagram Land You a Job?
    Social media has significantly changed the recruiting world. While it’s OK to post fun photos that don’t relate to your career, remember, in some industries, especially creative fields and the visual arts, Instagram is an ideal platform to present your work. Sometimes, it can even land you a job....
  • Can My Appearance Impact Me Getting the Job?
    So while beauty may be only skin-deep, good looks can equal a good job. Here’s how.
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    Working in pediatrics can allow you to save not just a life, but a lifetime
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  • The Key to Being a Good Networker is Being a Decent Human Being
    Most people loathe networking. Prior interactions contribute to viewing networking as a shell game where the person reaching out always wins and your well-being is largely ignored.
  • Making the Switch from Startup to Corporate Mid-Career
    You'll find plenty of advice online about transitioning from a corporate job to a startup gig. Read on for the secret to successfully transitioning back!!!!