• Here's What to Expect When the Company You Work for Gets Bought
    The company you work for has changed hands like an Olympic torch. Only you never signed up for this race. Here’s some inside info that will help you face the challenges that lay ahead with confidence.
  • Good Strategies for Delivering Bad News
    Delivering bad news is a lot like delivering mail. You need to sort it out before you pass it around. The last thing you want to do is blurt out “we’re laying off a third of the staff” without first doing the proper preparation and planning. Sharing a difficult announcement is a delicate task, an...
  • Night Before The Interview Checklist
    For even the most extroverted among us, interviews can be nerve-racking. Fortunately, you can take steps to significantly reduce the risk that those problems will emerge. Want to give future you a leg up? Here is your night-before an interview checklist.
  • The Right Way To Say Goodbye To Your Job
    While leaving your role may be difficult, it is a necessary act that requires as much thought and consideration as it took to apply for the job. And if the end of your role is navigated successfully, it will lay the groundwork for a positive beginning elsewhere.
  • Are You In A Job That’s Wasting Your Time?
    Time is a valuable commodity—especially your time. The last thing you want to do is put years of hard work into a job, only to discover you should have been laying groundwork for your future elsewhere. Are you wondering if you’re in a role that’s wasting your time? Ask yourself these questions.
  • 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.
  • Slow Summer at the Office? Here's How to Get Ahead.
    A slow summer at the office doesn't have to be a yawn. With some careful planning, you can survive—and even thrive—during the dog days of summer. Here's how to get ahead at the office when your colleagues are at the beach.
  • D.C.’s Healthcare Industry and COVID-19: What Career Opportunities Remain at Hospitals and Large Businesses?
    Here is a look at the state of big healthcare businesses in D.C. before and during the pandemic, as well as predictions about how the sector will look as COVID-19 fades.
  • What You Need to Know When Covering for Someone on Maternity/Paternity Leave
    Discussions of parental leave almost always focus on the employee who's taking the leave and the employer. The elephant in the room is, of course, everyone else
  • What to Do If You’ve Been Treated Unfairly During a Job Interview
    Some job interviews go well, and others fall flat. Sometimes it's because the job isn't a good fit, or your nerves took over when you were talking. But in other cases, an interview may go awry for a very different reason: the interviewer treated you unfairly. If this is the case, do you have any ...
  • 10 Phrases to Avoid During Salary Negotiation
    Whenever and for whatever reason, at some point you will need to negotiate your salary.
  • What to Do When Your Phone Interview is Late. Or You Miss It.
    You’ve been anxiously awaiting your phone interview with a potential employer. But the phone isn’t ringing. All this speculation is unnecessary on both ends. Whether you’re the one waiting on the call, or it was you who missed the it, certain protocols apply. Here’s what to do in either case.
  • The Worst Networking Mistakes We've Seen
    Like any relationship, business networks need cultivation and care. Here are some of the worst networking mistakes we’ve seen and tips for avoiding them.
  • Why Lateral Moves are Important to Your Career Growth
    Learn how lateral moves can be beneficial to your career when done strategically
  • How Coronavirus Will Change Your Next Job Hunt
    The Bureau of Labor Statistics reported the United States lost 701,000 jobs in March, raising the unemployment rate from 3.5 to 4.4 percent.
  • Make Your Job Search Your Top New Year’s Resolution
    When it comes to New Year’s Resolutions, “get a new job” is among the most popular. Of course, resolutions are made to be broken—at least it seems that way. But changing jobs is the resolution you need to keep for you to keep pace in an increasingly fluid working world.
  • 10 (More) Must Ask Interview Questions
    Knowing what to ask during an interview isn’t always easy, so we created a set of 10 must-ask interview questions to help recruiters assess an interviewee’s approach to decision making, working habits, and cultural fit. But 10 questions don’t leave a lot of room, so with that in mind, we created ...
  • 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.
  • How to Be Assertive at Work without Being a Jerk
    Whether you’re a newly promoted boss, a project leader for the first time or just want to stand up for yourself with your own coworkers and boss—being assertive on the job can be tricky. You don’t want to find yourself in the next book about jerks in the workplace, but you don’t want to become th...
  • The Importance of Recruiting Your Employees
    Looking for the perfect candidate? They may be closer than you think!