• Best Practices for Getting a Job at Your Old Company
    Often when you resign a position, you can't imagine ever wanting to return to your employer. But a growing number of employees (known as "boomerang employees") are finding new opportunities at old employers, and hiring managers are increasingly open to rehiring former employees. If a boomerang po...
  • Unlearn Habits From Your Old Job Before You Learn A New Job
    Often, professionals — particularly seasoned ones — will reject the benefit of a first day and operate in a new job as if it were their previous job. You may feel inclined to replicate old habits and expertise from one job to the next, but this behavior can shorten your tenure. Here’s why.
  • 3 Traps to Avoid When You Start a New Job
    It’s hard to be new on the job. Avoid the following three traps to increase your chances of being successful in your new role.
  • 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...
  • 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.
  • 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, ...
  • Benefits of Returning to a Former Company
    Sometimes you leave a job for greener pastures and realize you actually had it pretty good before—and sometimes your former employer comes calling with a new opportunity.
  • 5 Ways to Diversify Your Skills While Staying in the Same Job
    Preparing for tomorrow’s job today means diversifying your skills, but when your current job revolves around the same old responsibilities, we often find ourselves leaning on what we already know. It can be tricky to find the time to learn new skills while juggling life’s demands, but it is possi...
  • 5 Myths About Switching Jobs or Careers
    The time has come, and you’re ready to make a major change in your career. Now you’ll have the pleasure of hearing everyone’s thoughts about how you should go about it—or whether you should attempt it at all. Read on for five opinions you’re likely to encounter—and why you shouldn’t listen.
  • This Valentine’s Day, Fall in Love with Your Job Again
    Ah, Valentine’s Day, a time of love and romance, a time of roses and champagne. And the perfect time to fall in love with your job all over again. Here’s how.
  • When Is It Appropriate to Tell People About Your New Job?
    Receiving a job offer is the best. Your job search has come to an end, and those feelings of stress and depression have been washed away by a rush of pride now that someone has recognized your value as an employee. You’re pumped to start a brand-new chapter in your life, and you can’t wait to tel...
  • Should You Quit Your Job Before Reeling in a New Job?
    Should You Quit Your Job Before Landing a New Job? This is a tricky decision that many employees face. Read our take.
  • 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.
  • 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...
  • 5 Pieces of Career Advice You Shouldn’t Listen To
    Job hunting and career building are hard enough on their own—even without the well-meaning but sometimes ill-informed advice of others. Some words of wisdom are actually counterproductive and set you up for burnout or job dissatisfaction; other advice is simply outmoded in today's workplace. With...
  • 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.
  • 5 Things You Need to Know Before You Accept an Offer for a Rotational Program
    If there is one thing we’ve noticed in the job market lately, it’s that the desire to constantly learn and polish skill sets is at an all-time high. An effective and often successful approach to this idea has been found in job rotational programs. So what should you consider before you accept (or...
  • 8 Reasons You Shouldn't Leave Your Job
    "Take This Job and Shove It" is a great country song, but it's terrible career advice. We all have bad days when it's tempting to run out the door, but before you give notice, stop and think. Here are eight solid reasons why you shouldn't leave your job.
  • 5 New Rules to Apply to Your Job Search
    Here are five new rules you need to follow to make your job search successful in 2019 and beyond.
  • Tips for Transitioning to a New Team
    Whether your new position is entry-level or C-suite, you're joining an existing work team, filled with unknown dynamics and challenges that probably weren't mentioned during the interview process. Try the following tips to ensure your transition to a new work team goes as smoothly as possible.