• 5 Things You Should Never Put In Writing At Work
    The workday can feel so long…and your email inbox or Slack channel can seem like such a private haven—a secret clubhouse where you can share jokes and kvetch with your work spouse. But don't let a false sense of security lull you into making a career-derailing mistake. There are certain things yo...
  • 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 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.
  • 8 Reasons You Shouldn't Leave Your Job
    "Take This Job and Shove It" is a great country song, but it's terrible career advice. We all have bad days when it's tempting to run out the door, but before you give notice, stop and think. Here are eight solid reasons why you shouldn't leave your job.
  • The Importance of Following up on Verbal Offers in Writing
    Congratulations, you got a job offer! The hiring manager called and gave you the terms over the phone, and you accepted. But you're not done yet. The next step is to get that offer in writing. Here's why.
  • The Recruitment Process Timeline: What to Expect
    The recruitment process has a timeline. Here's what to expect.
  • 5 Things to Do When You're Waiting to Hear Back from a Hiring Manager
    You've just finished an interview for a job you're hoping to get. Now it's time to play the waiting game. While you're waiting, put your time to productive use. Here are five proactive things you can do.
  • Top 10 Places To Live If You Work In NW DC
    Working in NW DC? Need a place to live? Here are the top 10 places to live if you work in NW DC.
  • Laid Off? Here's How to Tell Your Network.
    The day you're laid off from a job is always going to rank as one of the worst of your career—but ultimately the experience can open new doors for you. To get back on your feet, it's critical to employ a strong strategy for spreading the news about your new employment situation. You have to be yo...
  • 5 Hacks For Weeding Out Unqualified Candidates
    Depending on the job market and your industry, it's not unreasonable for a single open position to attract upward of 100 candidates, especially if you advertise the position on one of the big job-search websites, where "applying" is as easy as clicking a button. But how can a hiring manager cope ...
  • 5 Important Prescreening Questions
    Candidate screening gives you the opportunity to see how applicants present themselves on the phone, as well as set expectations for the position. Here are five important questions to ask every candidate you prescreen.
  • Position Eliminated? Here Are Some Actions to Take
    It's gentler than a firing, yet stings more than a layoff. So what do you do if your position is eliminated? No matter how hopeless it might seem at first, you do have options.
  • What We Learned About The Job Market In 2018
    Believe it or not, 2019 is just around the corner. Before we welcome in a new year, let’s take a moment to look back at what we learned about the job market in 2018 and make some predictions about which trends will continue in the coming months.
  • Why You Should Think Twice before Accepting an Offer with a Competing Company
    Sometimes you should think twice before accepting an offer with a competing company. Experts say hopping to another job that isn’t right either could lead to career suicide.
  • When, Why, and How to Change Your Career Path
    You’re counting down the hours until 5 p.m., calling in sick, and living for the weekends. Before you take the drastic step of quitting your job or the even more drastic step of switching careers, take a step back. What needs to change: your job, your career—or something else?
  • Employment Outlook for 2019 College Graduates
    If you'll be a member of the Class of 2019, you're in luck when it comes to the job search. The outlook for 2019 college graduates is bright. According to a survey conducted by the National Association of Colleges, employers plan to hire 16.6 percent more new grads this year than they did in 2018...
  • Top 8 Places To Live If You Work In SE DC
    The Southeast quadrant of Washington, DC, is a busy place. Working in SE DC? Here are the top 8 places you should live.
  • Can I Talk About My Side Gig In A Full-Time Job Interview?
    If you've got a side hustle, you're not alone. Side gigs are great for extra cash and can provide a necessary creative outlet, but they can also get tricky when you're job hunting. Should you broach the topic when applying for a full-time job? It depends.
  • What to Expect from the Job Market as the Fall Approaches
    With an expected "second wave" of COVID-19 cases anticipated during the fall and winter flu season, the jobs available and the process to to finding them will be impacted.
  • Should I Dumb Down My Resume When Applying to Jobs I’m Overqualified For?
    Your resume is sterling. You’ve got degrees to spare, a solid work history, and an attractive list of certificates and awards. Any company would be lucky to have you. So why hasn’t anyone called you back?