• How Job Shadowing Can Contribute to Your Career Growth
    Even if you are 100 percent satisfied with your current position, consider job shadowing as a way to contribute to your career growth. If you are looking over the job fence to see whether the grass is greener, job shadowing is a risk-free way to learn about other career paths.
  • What to Do If You’re Blindsided by an Interview Question
    The interview was going great until it wasn’t. You practiced the customary interview questions, developed a friendly rapport, and nailed every response with poise and humor. Then the hiring manager asked you another question, and it completely blindsided you. Have no idea where to begin? We can h...
  • How to Respond to: "Walk Me Through Your Resume"
    "Walk me through your resume" is a common interview question, yet it also trips up many job candidates. It's not an invitation to tell your life story in chronological order. Instead, it's an opportunity to showcase your presentation styles, ability to synthesize information, and trajectory of pr...
  • Slow Summer at the Office? Here's How to Get Ahead.
    A slow summer at the office doesn't have to be a yawn. With some careful planning, you can survive—and even thrive—during the dog days of summer. Here's how to get ahead at the office when your colleagues are at the beach.
  • Little Known Tricks to Get Your Resume to Stand Out
    Getting your resume to stand out without crossing the lines of professionalism can be a challenging task. You need to include all the basics like summary, experience, and education, but you also need to go above and beyond to make your resume stand out. Here are a few tricks that will get your r...
  • Is It Appropriate To Recruit Former Employees?
    Not long ago, it was rare for hiring managers to see former employees applying for new positions at the company. But today, it’s a common occurrence—so common, in fact, the trend has even been given a catchy name, “boomerang employees.” This has lead many hiring managers to wonder: Is it appropri...
  • 5 Myths About Switching Jobs or Careers
    The time has come, and you’re ready to make a major change in your career. Now you’ll have the pleasure of hearing everyone’s thoughts about how you should go about it—or whether you should attempt it at all. Read on for five opinions you’re likely to encounter—and why you shouldn’t listen.
  • How To Make Your Next Job Come To You
    Imagine being in chill mode when your next job comes to you. It can happen. So what’s the secret sauce? Proactive job seekers position their job-hunting tools to work even when they don’t. The best part? You can adopt their accessible tactics to optimize your own job search efforts.
  • Grow Your Career Without Changing Jobs
    Even if you love your job, there’s always room for progression even if you don’t want to change jobs. Here’s how.
  • What Top Talent Does Differently
    What sets apart top talent from the rest? While the answer depends on role and company, four specific characteristics stand out, regardless of job responsibilities. Learn all four.
  • Why Lateral Moves are Important to Your Career Growth
    Learn how lateral moves can be beneficial to your career when done strategically
  • Are You Seeking a Job or a Career?
    Finding a job focuses on short-term goals (with potential for long-term if the right choices are made), and a career is all about planning and following a specific path. Choices made now affect the direction you'll be taking tomorrow. It all depends on where you want to be.
  • Do Group Projects Limit My Opportunity to Grow Individually?
    Now the group project has rolled back around, this time with stakes a lot higher than your GPA. Your professional reputation is on the line, not to mention promotions.
  • Why the Outlook for Graduates in 2015/16 is so Promising
    2015 is proving to be one of the best year’s ever for graduates seeking employment. According to Challenger, Gray & Christmas Inc. forecast, this year’s crop of graduates is entering the strongest entry-level job market since the period of expansion that preceded the last recession. Companies are...
  • Top Five Ways to Get Noticed by Employers
    Our experts give their top five tips for getting noticed by employers and landing your dream job!
  • Retail Industry and COVID: What is The Jobs Outlook Large Businesses?
    The retail industry plays a significant role in the D.C. area economy. Let us take a look at how the big retail players in the D.C. area have performed before and during the pandemic!!!
  • Future of the Retail Industry: How Retail Workers Can Prepare
    Retail workers experienced a very difficult 2020. As the doors of non-essential retailers shuttered, workers in this sector had no choice but to go home. Let's look at the impact of COVID-19 on this industry!
  • Put the “I” Back into Your Resume
    Your resume is a marketing tool, and what it markets is you. You need to return focus to the “I” that encompasses those skills, qualifications, and experiences.
  • How Coronavirus Will Change Your Next Job Hunt
    The Bureau of Labor Statistics reported the United States lost 701,000 jobs in March, raising the unemployment rate from 3.5 to 4.4 percent.
  • 5 Things to Consider When Going Back to Work Full Time
    Any job search is demanding, but it’s extra stressful when going back to work after an extended absence. . You may be out of practice, but the skills and work ethic you’ve developed over the years remain intact. You simply need to remind yourself of this fact and find a way to promote your value ...