• The Pros and Cons of Contract Work
    Contractors, contingent jobs, gig workers, on-demand employees. Whatever you call it, the number of non-employee workers is growing. No matter the reason, there are pros and cons to working as a contractor. In fact, some points are advantages and disadvantages at the same time. Learn why.
  • How to Negotiate the Contract You Want before Starting a New Job
    By the time I get to the last round of interviews for a job I am usually so exhausted and convinced that they want someone else that negotiating a contract is not even on my radar. I can remember saying, “Yes,” before my last employer even finished her sentence about what my salary would be. I di...
  • 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.
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  • 5 Reasons Why Washington, DC is the Best Place to Gain Work Experience
    Washington, D.C. is the best place to gain work experience. Here are 5 reasons why.
  • What to Do If a Job Offer Falls Through
    It doesn’t happen often, but it does happen. A company offers you a job, but before you can start your first day, the offer falls through. Whatever the reasons (if any), you have to start your job search all over again. Here’s what to do.
  • 6 Perks You Don’t Want to Miss Negotiating in Your Job Offer
    While your salary is certainly important, it isn’t the only thing you should consider when negotiating your job offer. In fact, sometimes the benefits you can build into your employment contract can have more value than the monetary amount of your paycheck. Even if you’re being offered an extraor...
  • The Rules of Engagement of Hiring from Suppliers or Partner Companies
    There are some basic rules of engagement which should be heeded when hiring from a partner company or trusted supplier. Proceed with caution, and remember these critical rules of engagement:
  • Five Strategies To Attract Top D.C. Talent
    Finding top talent in the Washington region can be challenging. That being the case, you'll want to get the right hires the first time. Learn how.
  • Tips for Applying for a Job During a Recession
    If you are one of the millions of Americans who finds themselves suddenly out of work, the following tips can help you land your next job during the coronavirus-induced recession.
  • Tips for Landing a Job in Cyber Security
    As a tech worker, you probably already know there are many directions you can go. Are you looking for a change?
  • 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.
  • The Right Way to Give Your Two Weeks Notice
    There’s a right way to give your two weeks notice. Find it, and you’ll enjoy professional relationships to build on for years to come. Unfortunately, the pitfalls strewed across the path to a proper resignation are numerous, and stumbling can damage your chances for that stellar reference.
  • Why Washington, D.C. Is a Great Job Market For Veterans
    Since it usually doesn't top the list of "best" cities for veterans to live, it may seem as if Washington D.C. is not a great place for veterans to retire. That being said, when it comes to jobs, the city ranks much better. Learn why.
  • Great employers stand out in the crowd
    Creating a workplace culture where employees feel engaged, appreciated, and fulfilled is really hard. Read on to discover how...
  • Key Steps Before Returning To Office Life
    Employee feedback plays a vital role in any return-to-work plan. The first thing leaders need to do – before any transition plan is communicated to the staff – is to gather employee feedback via a short, targeted survey.
  • 9 Things We Learned about 2019 Employment Trends
    From ground-breaking laws to a statistical tide that’s turning toward workers, 2019 has seen significant changes in the job market. Here are nine employment trends we believe are important, with many just now gathering steam as we head into 2020.
  • Top Industries in D.C. Hiring Right Now
    Washington, D.C. is a region booming with career opportunities. Here's a look at the top industries in DC hiring right now.
  • 5 Things to Know When You Search for Jobs in DC
    Washington, D.C., is a dynamic area to work in with plenty of opportunities. According to a spring 2015 survey conducted, Washington placed tenth in its top 25 cities for jobs. At that time there were 116,770 job openings in the District.
  • What Are the Benefits of Having a Workplace Mentor?
    A good mentor will be able to assist you in both your personal and professional development—essentially, helping you realize your full potential. Here are some of the benefits of having a workplace mentor.