• 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 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...
  • 5 Steps to Take When You Feel Like Your Company Doesn't Have Your Back
    If you were in trouble, would your coworkers, boss, or company push you under the bus, try to rescue you, or jump in front of the bus themselves?While you can’t always know for sure, you may have a sense your company doesn’t have your back long before anything goes wrong. So what should you do ab...
  • 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...
  • 7 Better Questions You Can Be Asking at the End of Your Interview
    By now, you know you’re not only expected but encouraged to ask questions at the end of an interview. What should you ask to set you apart from the pack? Read on for seven questions that will help you leave your interview feeling like a champ.
  • How to Respond When a Coworker Throws You Under the Bus
    You've just been thrown under the bus. What should you do when a coworker makes you the scapegoat? What's the smartest way to respond? Find out.
  • 8 Things You Need to Know When Your Contract Has a Probationary Period
    Your new job has a probationary period.  At the end of that period, you’ll either have a job or be told it isn’t working out. Overall, you want to know how success is measured. Knowledge is power. Here’s what you need to know.
  • How To Cure A Case Of Impostor Syndrome Ahead Of Your Job Interview
    It’s only a few hours before you meet with a potential employer. Suddenly, you experience a sinking feeling in your stomach. You tell yourself that you aren’t good enough for this job, your past achievements are a byproduct of luck, and you suspect that you will be exposed as a fraud at any momen...