• How to Let a Company Know It's Your Top Choice Without Sounding Too Eager
    Waiting to hear back about a potential job offer can be brutal, especially when the job seems like the perfect fit. But how do you let a company know it’s your top choice without sliding down the slippery slope of sounding, well, desperate? Read on for some subtle ways to indicate that, for you, ...
  • Should You Take that First Job Offer or Wait for Something Better?
    You’ve been waiting to hear back from several different employers. And of course, the first offer you get is from the one you were least excited about. So, what do you do when you’re expecting an offer from Company Dream Job but, in the meantime, you get a call from Company Pretty Good asking you...
  • 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...
  • Position Yourself as a Great Candidate Not Just for the Job You Are Applying For
    We've all been there: waiting for the phone to ring with the job offer you expect. But then the phone rings, and you're told thanks, but no thanks. Here's how to still position yourself for the next position at that company.
  • When Should You Rat on Your Coworker?
    Reporting the misconduct or poor work-related performance of a coworker to your superior has probably crossed your mind at some point during your career. Unless the circumstances make the choice obvious, knowing when to rat on your coworker can feel exceedingly difficult to discern. Here are some...
  • First Impressions - What Matters
    Our brains are wired to make snap judgments within seconds of seeing or hearing someone for the first time, and changing those judgments can be nearly impossible. Find out how to make the best first Impression below
  • How Do Employers Win At Finding, Keeping Talent?
    When it comes to attracting and retaining top talent, “finder’s keepers” is the name of the game. First, you need to find the right talent. Then you need to keep them.
  • 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.
  •  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.
  • Stop Overthinking Your Job Search
    Whether it’s by choice or necessity, you’re looking for a new job. In a time of flux, it can be all too easy to bog yourself down with the details. After all, details seem doable while the rest can feel overwhelming. But now is the time to focus on the big picture. How does one go about doing tha...
  • The Effects of a Bad Hiring Decision
    Bad hires can have detrimental effects, including increased turnover, lost productivity, brand damage and risk of legal woes. Read more.
  • Take Your Career To The Next Level With Enhanced Finance Knowledge
    Not everyone needs to be a financial guru, especially if that is not one’s particular skillset. But, if you really want to grow in your career as a manager or professional working in a non-financial role, then it is imperative to enhance your knowledge of finance.
  • What to Ask Your Boss When Your Company has Layoffs
    There is probably nothing scarier to a group of professionals than hearing rumors of impending layoffs. Read on for some questions you should ask if you suddenly find yourself working for a company in the midst of some very unsettling changes.
  • What to Do When Your Values Don't Align With Your Company's
    Working for a company that has the same values you do, or at least respects your right to hold different values, can be a very big deal. How would you describe the company’s culture and values?
  • Doing A Reference Check? Here Are Seven Questions You Should Ask
    References can help you develop a more accurate picture of a candidate’s abilities, personality, and work ethic. Thing is, even the most honest job seeker may unconsciously stretch the truth to make themselves more desirable. To get you started, here are seven questions you should ask during any ...
  • 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.
  • You've Been 'Ghosted' By A Hiring Manager. Now What?
    You've found the perfect job, but suddenly, communication stops. You wonder what you could have possibly done wrong when things were going so well. Have you been ghosted by the hiring manager? Find out.
  • What to Do When Your New Job Isn’t What You Expected
    You did a little happy dance when you found out you were hired, and imagined a bright future full of fun challenges, great coworkers, and plenty of advancement opportunities—just like you were promised! And then reality hit. Your first weeks are filled with signs that everything isn’t what you’d ...
  • How to Gracefully Get Out of Meetings
    Does your calendar make you cringe? Have your beach daydreams been replaced by fantasies of staying at your desk and getting stuff done? First, take heart in the fact that you're not alone. American workers participate in at least 36 million meetings each day (and some consider that estimate low)...
  • Tips to Utilize Social Media in Your Job Search/Career
    Whether you’re searching for a new job or simply looking to get ahead in your current career, social media can be an invaluable resource. Set yourself up for success with these helpful tips for utilizing social media in your job search/career.