• Laid Off versus Fired—Why Does It Matter?
    While it may not feel like there’s much of a distinction to be made between being laid off and getting fired—they both ultimately result in the loss of your job—the fact is, there are considerable differences between the two.
  • How To Explain Getting Fired In All Stages of the Job Search
    It’s time to move on and start over. How do you acknowledge your termination in your application? On your resume? During your job interview? Here’s how to handle every step in the process.
  • Always Putting Out Fires at Work? Here’s a Checklist to Keep You Calm
    In today’s always-on, notification-driven world, it’s all too common to feel like you’ve spent your entire work day dealing with major and minor crises out of your control—and not accomplishing anything that helps you get ahead. Too many days like this will quickly lead to feeling overwhelmed, an...
  • Stop Apologizing in the Office
    Saying sorry is not always the way to go. Here's how we feel about apologizing in the office.
  • How to Pivot When Asked an Uncomfortable Question in an Interview
    Interviews can be awkward enough without having uncomfortable questions thrown into the mix. While there are some interview questions you flat out do not have to answer, what do you do when a query is simply, well, not to your liking?
  • Plan for the future by listening to employees now
    If your building is on fire, go grab a hose. It’s not the time to be drafting new architectural plans to make your business fireproof.
  • Don't Let That Management Title Go to Your Head
    Climbing the corporate ladder is a curious adventure. But once you're a manager, your output is no longer widgets—it's people. Consider the following truths as non-negotiable.
  • 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.
  • How to Advance if Your Job Has a Higher Turnover Rate
    Many workers use their annual performance review as a time to make the case for a promotion. But in companies with a higher turnover rate, the person who performed your review in 2018 may be long gone by the time your 2019 review comes around. If your job has a high turnover rate, calculating per...
  • 7 Red Flags You Shouldn't Ignore When Starting a New Job
    Unfortunately, you sometimes don't figure out your new job isn't the right fit until after you've started it. Here are seven red flags you shouldn't ignore in a new position.
  • How Soon Is Too Soon To Let Someone Go?
    You were so happy when you filled the position with what seemed like the ideal candidate. But after a couple of weeks it has become apparent your new hire is not living up to expectations. What should you do?
  • Accepting a New Boss
    A major subtext of Shattered Glass, the film about a New Republic fabulist who made up or embellished stories, was the magazine staff’s unwillingness to accept a new editor after the firing of a beloved boss.... Don’t be that employee.
  • Surviving a Bad Boss
    Toxic. Bully. Saboteur. Insecure. Narcissistic. Micromanager. Jerk. If any or all of these sound like your boss, welcome to the club no one wants to join. Fellow club members can tell you how to survive a bad boss and win by landing a better gig with a good boss.
  • Job seekers are looking for the perfect match
    Job seekers typically zero in on the basics of pay, benefits, and work-life balance. But wise ones will focus on the most important step of the process. Read on to learn more!
  • Four Tips For Finding the Perfect Job Match
    As a job seeker, it’s easy to zero in on pay, benefits, and even work-life balance. But don’t skip what may be the most important step of the process. Read on to discover more!
  • Nightingale Award Winner - Lisa Dellinger, RN
    Six winners were honored during the inaugural Star Nurses celebration and were named Nightingale Award winners. We are proud to honor them. Congratulations to Lisa Dellinger
  • How Do You Know If You Are in the Right Job Now?
    When the conversation about work and finding a new job comes up it is often with two very different and distinct frames of mind. Read on to learn more....
  • 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 Most Challenging Interview Questions We’ve Seen (And Some of the Best Answers)
    Trying to figure out how to answer challenging interview questions can definitely make your palms sweat. Here is a sampling of some of the toughest questions we’ve seen and some potential answers that may help.
  • What to Do When You're More Qualified Than Your Boss
    Your boss just asked the 10th dumb question of the day and it finally hits you: you’re more qualified than she is. Find why this may not be the case.