• 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?
  • Networking Emails Designed to Get Responses
    The art of networking is a skill professionals today need to embrace, but making the first move can be intimidating. Before you reach out to contact someone you’re hoping to network with, you'll want to carefully consider how to do it. Here are some networking email templates we’ve created to fit...
  • The Holidays Can Be Stressful: How to Clear Your Mind at Work
    For many in business, stress arrives as an uninvited guest during the weeks between Thanksgiving and the New Year. With competing demands of home and office, the holidays are actually the most stressful time of year for many reasons. One key to overcome stress and gain control is good preparation...
  • How to Land a Job by Networking
    At times, searching for a job can seem harder than peaking Everest. Writing an exceptionally articulate cover letter, polishing your resume so that it demonstrates that you are the most outstanding employee in existence, and hoping when you click “submit” your resume actually reaches a human bein...
  • What Does the Return to In-Person Work Mean If You Will Continue Remote?
    Remote work is made even trickier when some colleagues go back to the office while you remain at home. Read on for some things to keep in mind about what this process means for everyone.
  • When employees talk, good managers listen and act
    When managers care, they have an easier time creating an environment of trust and mutual respect that helps employees feel safe to innovate and take ownership. Read on to learn more!
  • Signs Your New Company Is Fully Committed to Remote Work
    Plenty of companies are advertising for “remote workers” right now. But how do you know that the employer you choose is truly committed to its remote employees and not just using the setup as a temporary fix?
  • What to Expect on Your Return to In-person Work
    It’s time to dig the blazers out of your closet and head back to the office. What should you expect from your employer and your coworkers in the new hybrid office environment?
  • How to Nail Your Next Virtual Interview
    Video interviews have officially become the new normal. While many basic tenants remain the same as in-person interviews, there are a few unique aspects to consider.
  • Decoding Job Posting Lingo
    Looking through job postings can be grueling enough without coming across unfamiliar lingo that knocks you off course. Here is a helpful guide to get you back on track.
  • Back to Work: Position Your Unique Skills Learned as a Stay-at-Home Parent
    Your time as a SAHM or SAHD isn't a loss career-wise. In fact, your skills and experiences as a parent, volunteer, or freelancer can open new doors as long as you craft your resume strategically.
  • Who Provides Your Counterbalance?
    Our differences position us to be successful. Having individuals that can help with a tendency to be single-minded and solitary when working is a plus. We need colleagues to provide that counterbalance.
  • Career Opportunities at Large Life Science Organizations Before, During, and After COVID-19
    How much damage has the pandemic done to D.C.’s life science profession? Let’s look at large life science organizations in the D.C. region before, during and after COVID-19.
  • Mastering the Art of "Manage Up"
    Everyone in the workplace is a manager of relationships—and the most important relationship you have at work is with your boss. This means you must learn the art of "managing up." Read on to learn more!
  • What Should You Expect When Your First "Real" Job Is at a Startup?
    You have held down your fair share of menial jobs, but now your days of shelving books or slinging hash are over. You have landed your first “real” job. Better yet, it’s at a startup....now what?
  • Show employee appreciation, especially now
    None of us expected this pandemic. It has forced businesses and organizations of all kinds to think and adapt quickly. It has spurred us to innovate, iterate, and create.
  • Skills to Sharpen While Working Remotely
    That incredible training seminar in Las Vegas probably isn't happening, and the chance to learn from professional mentors face to face may be limited. But all is not lost. Read on to learn more.....
  • How to Respond to a Job Rejection Email
    No one ever wants to receive the dreaded "Thanks, but no thanks" email from a prospective employer, especially if it's a highly coveted job or is the result of an experience that included several rounds of phone calls and interviews.
  • What You Should Know When It’s Suggested You Apply for Another Job at a Company You Applied To
    You've thoroughly prepared for the interview, down to rehearsing with a friend. You have a list of informed questions you’re ready to ask. But then comes the plot twist: Maybe you should apply for another job at the company, the interviewer suggests. How should you proceed in this unusual situati...
  • What to Do When You've Been Passed Over for a Promotion
    We all want validation that we’re doing well at our jobs, and oftentimes this takes the form of a promotion. After all, what says “You’re doing great!” better than an increase in responsibility and pay? But what do you do if you’re passed over for a promotion? It may seem impossible to move on fr...