• How to Break into a New Industry with No Connections or Experience
    When you’re trying to move into a new industry, getting your big break can be a tough task. Some job seekers are able to find a loophole based on personal connections. But for those who have no connections or experience in their industry of choice, the challenge can seem insurmountable.
  • Tired Of Your Industry? How To Make The Leap To A New Career
    You’ve come to the realization you're miserable in your job, and you know it's time to move on, but sometimes it's hard to figure out your next step. You want to make the right choice, but how do you know if it's the job itself or if you need to do a career overhaul and change industries? Figurin...
  • Optimize Your Job Search When Your Current Job Title Isn't an Industry Standard
    In theory, job titles should be designed as a succinct description of what you do in your role. However, the reality is, most job titles are too broad or don't accurately describe a person's normal workday tasks. When your job title isn't an industry standard, you'll want to optimize your search....
  • 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.
  • Job Search Your New Year’s Resolution? These Industries Are Hiring In 2019
    Looking to switch careers or return to the job market? Now is the perfect time to make a job search your New Year’s resolution. But before you start, know it won’t be the same old search in 2019.
  • Taking Your Tech Skills to Healthcare
    If you have been working in technology you probably already have heard there is a high demand for IT professionals. As organizations steadily become more digitized, skilled technical employees are needed to fill a variety of roles. Healthcare is one industry looking to add IT talents.
  • 5 Qualities to Look for When Seeking a Work Mentor
    Great mentors have wisdom in abundance. But just because someone knows the ins and outs of your industry, doesn't necessarily mean he or she is the person from whom you can learn the most. So what makes a good mentor?
  • Do Internships Really Matter on Resumes or are They Just a Way to Get Your Foot in the Door?
    Internships have become an unspoken requirement of a college education. How important is it to showcase them on your resume though? Read more.
  • Think You’re Underqualified for the Job? Apply Anyways
    You're looking at a listing for your dream job. You meet most of the qualifications the hiring manager is looking for—but not all of them. Should you bother applying, or will it just be a waste of time? Find out.
  • These Two Have the Steel for Executive Careers in Construction
    Many hardworking people make good careers in construction. A few ascend to the ranks of construction executives. The advice of two people who have achieved considerable success in the industry could help you gauge your potential.
  • Can Instagram Land You a Job?
    Social media has significantly changed the recruiting world. While it’s OK to post fun photos that don’t relate to your career, remember, in some industries, especially creative fields and the visual arts, Instagram is an ideal platform to present your work. Sometimes, it can even land you a job....
  • Employment Outlook for 2019 College Graduates
    If you'll be a member of the Class of 2019, you're in luck when it comes to the job search. The outlook for 2019 college graduates is bright. According to a survey conducted by the National Association of Colleges, employers plan to hire 16.6 percent more new grads this year than they did in 2018...
  • People looking to enter a job field or make a career transition often look to technology. Every industry needs it and, to meet this demand, new tech companies are popping up all the time to fulfill needs or create new solutions. Across the United States, many of the startups currently receiving venture capital funding are rooted in technology.

  • What We Learned About The Job Market In 2018
    Believe it or not, 2019 is just around the corner. Before we welcome in a new year, let’s take a moment to look back at what we learned about the job market in 2018 and make some predictions about which trends will continue in the coming months.
  • Marketable Skills Every Job Seeker Should Have
    Looking for a job is hard work — you have to condense your life’s worth on a piece of paper that the hiring manager may only spend a few minutes scanning (and that’s if you’re lucky). Regardless of which profession you’re trying to break into, however, highlighting these marketable skills that tr...
  • Putting My Graduate Degree to Work: Does It Really Give Me a Competitive Edge?
    Will a graduate degree give you a competitive edge? Find out.
  • This is How Some Corporate Leaders are Using Social Media to their Advantage. Are you?
    While there’s definitely room for caution, there are benefits to corporate leaders who make the leap and establish a social media presence. But for many leaders the question then becomes where to begin and how to get started? Here are some tips to help you take that leap.
  • Should I Look For A New Job Or Go To Graduate School?
    Sometimes we come to a crossroads in our careers and, as a result, we find it's time for a change. Whether you're a seasoned veteran in the workforce or a recent graduate who wants to quickly move beyond entry level, you may be asking yourself if you should look for a new job or go to graduate sc...
  • Steps to Making a Target List for Your Job Search
    Finding your dream job—or even the next stop on the way to your dream job—isn't easy. You can take a scattershot approach, applying for whatever opening you come across, or you can be more thoughtful by using a target list for your next job search. Here's how to do so.
  • 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.