• The Right Way to Ask for Overtime Pay
    Paying overtime can be cheaper than adding an employee who would be eligible for benefits. For other businesses, overtime pay is carefully rationed lest it become a budget-busting expense. So how to ask for overtime pay when your employer falls into the latter category? Here are six strategies to...
  • 6 Things To Consider Before Taking A Pay Cut At A New Job
    Most people looking for a new job hope for a higher salary. Sometimes, though, a job offer comes with a pay cut. But that pay cut doesn’t have to be a deal breaker. Here are questions to answer before agreeing to a lower paycheck.
  • How To Give A Little Extra At Work And Watch It Pay Off
    The New Year can be one of the best times to be motivated to give more than 100 percent—to eating healthy, working out, pursuing goals and, yes, even your job. There is no better time to take a step back and reset, having (hopefully) been recharged and refreshed following the holidays. As with an...
  • The Best-Paying Certifications for IT Professionals
    If you're looking to boost your paycheck, earning IT certifications is a great way to demonstrate your knowledge and expertise to employers.
  • Listening To Your Employees Pays Off
    As obvious as it should be, the best way to engage employees is to listen to them.
  • Best Jobs with No College Education
    When discussing job opportunities, our culture focuses on the bachelor’s degree. We have gathered five of the best jobs that require no college education. Click to see what they are....
  • How to Attract Female Job Candidates
    How to make your company attractive to female job seekers.
  • Here’s What Appreciation Really Means
    When it comes to feeling appreciated at work, what matters most to employees? If you answered “pay,” think again.
  • 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.
  • Etiquette for a Lunch Interview
    Of all the different types of interviews, the lunch interview is one of the most nerve-wracking. Mixing a professional interview with food can feel like a recipe for disaster. You can do it though—take a deep breath, and keep some things in mind.
  • How to Combat Pushback On Salary
    For most people there’s no aspect of a job more important than salary. It’s a big reason why potential candidates don’t accept offers, and it often determines whether a person is willing to leave a current position—which is why it’s never a good idea to lowball an offer. So what do you do about e...
  • 5 Hot Jobs in D.C. that Can Mean Hiring Headaches
    Healthcare, services, managers and tech. And, of course, lawyers. There are many ways to evaluate what’s hot and what’s not in the D.C. job market. No matter how you slice and dice the numbers, though, those five categories are infernos. Here’s why.
  • How to Ensure you were Given an Appropriate Offer
    While the job offer will certainly provide a nice boost of confidence, it might not be right for you. It’s crucial to garner the skills necessary to evaluate job offers. How can you tell if an offer is right for you? Let’s find out.
  • What's Going Through A Candidate's Mind During The Interview Process? You Might Be Surprised.
    What goes on in a candidate’s mind during a job interview? We asked applicants their thoughts and have provided the inside scoop for you.
  • How to Create an Intentional Workplace Culture
    In the workplace, unleashing potential does not require a dramatic increase to pay, perks, or benefits. And it’s not about hiring and developing superstars.
  • How to Respond to An Unusually Low (Or High) Job Offer
    Your third job interview is winding down, and your future boss finally makes a financial offer. But the salary is much lower than you expected. Or (good problem to have) the salary is much higher than you ever dreamed. What you do next can make a huge difference in your long-term finances. Here a...
  • What Do You Do When You Find out a Coworker is Making More Money than You Are?
    Maybe you caught a glimpse of a pay stub as you chatted with a cubicle mate, or perhaps a stray document forgotten at a copier caught your eye. You’ve found out an unpleasant truth: a coworker is making more money than you are. What should you do with this information?
  • How To Ensure You’re Offering A Competitive Salary
    Offering a competitive salary is a keystone recruitment tactic. Competitive salaries entice top talent, improve engagement, demonstrate you care, and increase retention. It’s only one consideration in how to craft a positive work environment, but it’s an important one. How do you ensure you’re of...
  • Does Gender Bias Still Exist in Today's Workplace?
    Learn how gender bias exist in the 21st century.
  • Is Early Retirement an Option for You?
    We’ve all asked ourselves the question. Maybe it came after a grueling month at work or after seeing your globetrotting friend’s posts or after counting the wishes on your ever-expanding bucket list.