• Is Escaping Your Current Job Worth a Pay Cut?
    It might defy conventional wisdom, but sometimes, taking a pay cut is the right choice. Here are five instances when a salary decrease might be worth it.
  • 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.
  • When to Take That Career Step Backward
    Stepping back in your career—whether in terms of salary or title—can be scary, but sometimes it makes sense. Here are seven times when you might want to say "yes" to a career step backward.
  • 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...
  • How to Attract Female Job Candidates
    How to make your company attractive to female job seekers.
  • 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...
  • Signs It’s Time to Change Industries
    No industry is perfect. Even those who seem to have a particularly cool job have days when they would rather do pretty much anything else. Read on for signs that it may be time switch.
  • 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...
  • 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.
  • The Importance of Finding The Right Talent
    Companies who invest in talent acquisition strategies end up winning in today's business world. Learn why.
  • 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.
  • Finding New Direction When Feeling Lost in Your Career
    If your current job just isn’t cutting it, it may be time to look elsewhere. But take baby steps before leaving one dissatisfying job for another. Read on to see how!
  • 5 Steps to Take When You Feel Like Your Company Doesn't Have Your Back
    If you were in trouble, would your coworkers, boss, or company push you under the bus, try to rescue you, or jump in front of the bus themselves?While you can’t always know for sure, you may have a sense your company doesn’t have your back long before anything goes wrong. So what should you do ab...
  • Top Part-Time Job Options During the Pandemic
    Every fall, hundreds of thousands of Americans apply for part-time and temporary work. Some do it to boost their income, others to pay down debt, or enjoy an extra-festive holiday season.
  • Why do employees quit? It’s about more than pay
    Why do people quit? Employees want to feel valued and appreciated. Here are some common reasons why employees leave and what it takes to prevent it:
  • Inflation-Based Salary Trends and Considerations
    Anyone who has been to the grocery store or filled up their gas tank knows your paycheck does not go as far as it used to. How are employers reacting to the collision between the Great Resignation and the highest inflation rates in 40 years?
  • Pros and Cons of Hiring a Career Coach
    When the daily grind gets to be too much, you sometimes find yourself needing a nudge to change your routine. So how do you know when you can change your career path all on your own and when you need a little outside help?
  • How to Ensure Your Job Application Actually Gets Looked At
    You've heard robots are taking over the world, but the truth is, they've already taken over the world—at least, the world of job seekers. Recruiters rely on applicant tracking systems (ATS) to sift through the hundreds of resumes they receive for each job posting. That might sound depressing, but...
  • How to Spot a Bad Boss During the Interview Process
    To ensure a good match between you and the job you're applying for, you also need to be on the lookout for one more thing: signs of a bad supervisor. Keep your eyes open for the following red flags to spot a bad boss during the interview process.
  • Make New Hires Your New Year’s Resolution
    Few tasks are as time- and energy-consuming as the recruiting process. According to a 2017 study by the Society of Human Resource Management, each new hire costs your company $4,425 on average—and the recruiting process typically takes 42 days to complete. Given the reality of tight budgets and t...