• Ace Your Video Interview with These 6 Tips
    Recruiters and hiring managers increasingly rely on video interviews to screen job candidates. If you haven't been interviewed by video yet, it's only a matter of time. Keep these six tips in mind to wow recruiters during video interviews.
  • How to Make Your Part-Time Job a Full-Time Opportunity
    Ask just about anyone how to turn your part-time job into a full-time position and they’ll say something like “work hard,” “stand out,” or “go above and beyond.” Of course, all three of these suggestions are prudent, but they’re also pretty generic. Want some specific advice about how to go from ...
  • How to Explain a Career Shift During a Job Interview
    It’s important you’re prepared to explain your career shift confidently during a job interview. Here are some tips to help ensure that a positive step in your life doesn’t get misconstrued as something negative.
  • Annoying Coworkers? Here’s How to Make Work Bearable.
    Whether it be an overly chatty coworker’s failure to pick up on social cues and stop talking, an inconsiderate peer playing music with the volume way too loud for a professional setting, or an obnoxious business associate pushing the limits of your patience with their bad behavior—the fact remain...
  • How Soon Is Too Soon to Leave a New Job?
    You were excited to start your new job. You approached the challenges with enthusiasm, anticipated its career potential, and looked forward to meeting new people. Now you’re a couple months in and…you hate it. Whatever the case, you’re constantly asking, “How soon is too soon to leave a new job?”...
  • 5 Industries that Will Let You Work from Home
    The reality is, working from home doesn’t have to be something you just dream about. There are more remote/telecommuting jobs now than ever before, and opportunities are available in just about every field of work you can think of. So, whether you’re searching for your first job or looking to cha...
  • Are You Too Good for Your Job?
    We all want to be good at our jobs. It’s fulfilling to master a craft and grow in a career. When you excel, it shows ambition and commitment to the team. Plus, it’s super satisfying. But are you too good for your job?
  • 5 Things to Do When You're Waiting to Hear Back from a Hiring Manager
    You've just finished an interview for a job you're hoping to get. Now it's time to play the waiting game. While you're waiting, put your time to productive use. Here are five proactive things you can do.
  • Looking for Seasonal Work? How to Land a Job for the Holidays.
    For many industries, the holiday season is the busiest, most important time of the year, so employers seek temp staff to see them through. It’s an excellent opportunity to bolster your resume and try something new or earn some extra cash. Here’s what you need to know to prepare for the seasonal j...
  • What Does "Cover Letter Optional" Really Mean?
    There is some debate in the business community about whether cover letters are even necessary anymore. But instead of eliminating them entirely, what you’ll probably find is that more and more companies simply make them “optional.” But…what exactly does that even mean? Before you bang your head a...
  • 5 Scary Work Situations and How to Navigate Them
    When work is going well, you have normal stresses to deal with—deadlines, irksome colleagues, difficult clients. But throughout our career, we all face circumstances that take stress to the next level. When you're faced with one of these, it can be challenging to know where to turn or what to do....
  • 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 Ways to Shorten Your Cover Letter
    There are some basic mistakes to avoid when writing a cover letter, and making it too long is perhaps the most important one. But how do you keep it concise when you have a long and complex work history? Read on for some tips to keep your cover letter short and sweet.
  • What to Do if You Make a Mistake on Your Job Application
    From a typo on a phone number to an incorrect date, mistakes on job applications happen. What to do if it happens to you?
  • 6 Perks You Don’t Want to Miss Negotiating in Your Job Offer
    While your salary is certainly important, it isn’t the only thing you should consider when negotiating your job offer. In fact, sometimes the benefits you can build into your employment contract can have more value than the monetary amount of your paycheck. Even if you’re being offered an extraor...
  • Why “Job Crafting” is the Future for American Workers
    Americans work more hours annually than any of their Western peers. Rather than a 4-day week, world-leading Advisory firm Edgecumbe suggests that Job Crafting may offer an answer to the wellbeing dilemma. Job Crafting describes the process in which workers take proactive steps to redesign and per...
  • How To Get The Training You Need to Grow Your Career
    If you don’t want to be stuck in your current position forever, you’ll need to acquire training both on and off the job. But how do you do that when your schedule is already jam-packed, and your company doesn’t offer the on-the-job training you need? Here are some suggestions to help you get the ...
  • 5 Things to Consider When Going Back to Work Full Time
    Any job search is demanding, but it’s extra stressful when going back to work after an extended absence. . You may be out of practice, but the skills and work ethic you’ve developed over the years remain intact. You simply need to remind yourself of this fact and find a way to promote your value ...
  • Do People Like You at Work?
    Unfortunately, cliques don’t end after high school—and neither does the desire to be liked. So it’s not surprising that even though you go to work to make money (not friends) you probably still care what your colleagues think of you. The problem is, some people may believe they’re more popular th...
  • Crashing after Lunch? How to Get a Second Wind at Work.
    The afternoon slump, the post-lunch dip, the siesta slouch, the teatime nosedive. Whatever you call it, it zaps your energy and your willpower to render your afternoons miserable. What’s wrong with you? Nothing. Although natural, you can mitigate its effects to get a second wind. Here are some ...