• How to Find Career Stretch Roles and Promotion Opportunities
    To get a promotion, you need to prove you can perform beyond your current job. That’s the purpose of stretch roles— projects and tasks that build your skills and get the attention of your boss and your boss’s boss. Here’s how to find them.
  • 5 Hot Jobs in D.C. that Can Mean Hiring Headaches
    Healthcare, services, managers and tech. And, of course, lawyers. There are many ways to evaluate what’s hot and what’s not in the D.C. job market. No matter how you slice and dice the numbers, though, those five categories are infernos. Here’s why.
  • 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.
  • Top 5 Careers in the DMV and the Skills Required
    Have you ever thought about which careers are considered the best to have? This list will show you the top five careers in the Washington, D.C./Maryland/Virginia metro area (DMV) and the skills required for each.
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  • How to Explain a Toxic Work Environment During a Job Interview
    Sometimes quitting your job is the best answer. It should be your last resort, but there are times when a workplace is so toxic or detrimental to your health you simply must get out.
  • Master These 5 In-Demand Soft Skills Employers Are Seeking
    Soft skills are in demand, and may matter just as much, if not more than, hard skills. Here are the most in-demand soft skills employers are looking for and why they matter.
  • 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...
  • Make New Hires Your New Year’s Resolution
    Few tasks are as time- and energy-consuming as the recruiting process. According to a 2017 study by the Society of Human Resource Management, each new hire costs your company $4,425 on average—and the recruiting process typically takes 42 days to complete. Given the reality of tight budgets and t...
  • What To Expect When You’re Not Expecting A Raise
    What do you do if your employer has decided to forego companywide raises this year? Despite the economy being relatively healthy compared to recent years, that’s a reality you should brace yourself for. Still, not getting a raise this year doesn’t mean your hands are tied. There are still a few t...
  • What to Do After a Job Rejection
    There's no getting around it: A job rejection stings, even if you've decided the position probably wasn't right for you. No one wants to be second choice. But, like most things in life, there are ways you can make the most of the situation. Here's what to do after a job rejection to keep your dig...
  • The Worst Onboarding Challenges We’ve Seen
    Getting new hires acquainted with their jobs, aka onboarding, presents numerous challenges for both employers and employees. While some find onboarding to be a fairly simple process, others experience complete catastrophes. Most organizations simply cannot afford onboarding horror stories, but un...
  • What Top Recruiters Ask Their Candidates (And What To Look For In Their Answers)
    When top recruiters consider job candidates, they ask open-ended questions intended to bring the best people to the front of the line. Here are the kinds of answers they’re seeking so you can apply them in your hiring decisions.
  • 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.
  • These Two Have the Steel for Executive Careers in Construction
    Many hardworking people make good careers in construction. A few ascend to the ranks of construction executives. The advice of two people who have achieved considerable success in the industry could help you gauge your potential.
  •  How to Build a Talent Strategy from the Inside Out
    It seems rather simple advice to begin any staffing endeavor by filling openings with existing talent before searching externally, but most companies find it hard to embrace.
  • Six ways to improve company culture
    Company culture is a powerful force that can attract top talent, boost retention, and provide the competitive edge needed for exceptional growth.
  • 5 Tips to Prepare for That Employee Review Session
    It’s that time of year again — your opportunity to reflect on your accomplishments over the course of the year and share them with your manager. If only you could remember what you did!
  • The Benefits of Top Workplaces
    The Top Workplaces program identifies organizations that excel at organizational health and employee engagement. The Washington Post, in partnership with Energage, offers a free assessment through a simple, scientifically sound and anonymous employee feedback survey.