• Why You Should Call in Sick When You Are Sick
    You wake up feeling kind of sick: woozy, achy or stuffy. You briefly contemplate calling it in to your employer, but you drag yourself out of bed anyway and start to get ready for work. This is why you should call in sick.
  • Pros and Cons of Unlimited PTO
    Is unlimited personal time off too good to be true? Read our take and learn the pros and cons of unlimited PTO.
  • The Best Way to Ask for a Mental Health Day
    There’s no shame in asking for a mental health day, but how do you go about asking your boss for this much-needed pause? Here are a few tips that will help you get the time you need.
  • 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...
  • Good and Bad Excuses to Leave Work Early
    Swinging a perfect attendance record for work is nearly impossible, and it isn’t something most bosses expect. There will inevitably be some days when you’ll have to leave early with little or no advance notice. But which excuses are acceptable and which will leave your manager frustrated?
  • Are You Getting the Benefits You Deserve?
    Job-seekers tend to focus on salary first and foremost, but your paycheck is only part of the equation. Benefits account for nearly 31 percent of a private-sector employee's compensation package and 37 percent of a public-sector employee's. Are you getting the benefits you deserve?
  • 6 Signs You Need a Personal Health Day ASAP
    Taking a personal health day can help when you're overwhelmed at work. Here are six signs you need a personal health day and some suggestions for how to enjoy it.
  • When, Why, and How to Change Your Career Path
    You’re counting down the hours until 5 p.m., calling in sick, and living for the weekends. Before you take the drastic step of quitting your job or the even more drastic step of switching careers, take a step back. What needs to change: your job, your career—or something else?
  • 7 Things To Never Say During A Job Interview
    Even if you’re sitting at a table drinking coffee together, a job interview is not a friend-to-friend talk. In fact, there are some things you should never say during an interview. Here are seven of them.
  • Thirteen Reasons It's Time to Leave Your Job
    Thinking about leaving your job? Here are thirteen signs its time to leave your job.
  • Email Template for Requesting a Salary Increase or Promotion Conversation
    You’re ready to ask for a promotion and/or a raise. A well-written letter or email could mean thousands of dollars in extra income. Here’s a template to use.
  • Want Happy Employees? Do These 5 Things
    Want happy employees? First, you’ll need to make that a keystone goal, understand change must come from within the work environment, and strive for change every day. Then try these five tactics.
  • 5 Things You Need To Know Before Accepting A Job Offer
    You’ve probably had to investigate hundreds of potential opportunities, send out dozens of resumes, beat out a hundred other qualified applicants, and impress during several nerve-racking interviews to get this job offer. But before you accept, you have to ensure the new position will support you...
  • The Increasing Popularity of Remote Work
    We already know remote work is insanely popular—and for good reason. Employers are able to choose from a wider pool of talent, while employees are finding it an increasingly essential part of striking that ideal work/life balance. Read on to explore these benefits and to find out where we think t...
  • 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 Stop Office Chatter When You Need to Focus
    Office chatter vs. productivity and how to come out on top..
  • 4 Signs It’s Time to Choose a New Career Path
    Deciding on a new career path is a difficult choice to make. You likely spent years learning the skills necessary to enter the career, developing your talents within it, and building your professional network. Now you’re thinking about putting all that aside and starting new. To make it worse, ou...
  • 10 Reasons You're Not Getting That Promotion
    In the last six months, you’ve applied for three different step-up positions in your company but you’re zero-for-three. You feel ready to move up but management clearly thinks otherwise. Here are 10 reasons you’re not getting that promotion and actions you can take.
  • 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...