Job Seekers

Spring Cleaning Tips for Your Resume

Spring has sprung, and that probably means you’ve spent time cleaning out your closet and watching the Marie Kondo series on Netflix while you determine what sparks joy. But does your resume spark joy? When was the last time you spruced it up? You can spring clean your resume and now is a great time to make that happen. Here are some tips to get you started. Replace your objective. Many people still have an [...]

Here Are 4 Tips For Owning Up to Mistakes at Work

Everyone makes mistakes. But what happens when that mistake is at work and so egregious that you’re concerned about what happens next? Before you panic, you should consider the ways you can make amends before the problem gets out of hand. Here are four tips for owning up to your mistakes at work before it’s too late.   Take Responsibility Far too often, we feel the need to pass the buck when we’ve made a [...]

How to Regain Your Work-Life Balance

No one is quite sure how work and life seemed to bleed into one another in our culture. It may have been the advent of the BlackBerry, the predecessor to today’s smartphone. Suddenly, employers were able to contact their team members at all hours of the day and night. And for a while, we bought it. It was just the way things were done. Today, we’re rebelling against that notion once again. We want to [...]

The Fastest Way to Find a New Job in 2019

A new year is always full of hopes and promises. And for many people, a resolution to find a new job is at the top of the list. You may have experienced a period of unemployment or maybe you feel unfulfilled in your current position. Whatever the reason, the faster you can build momentum, the easier it will be to find a new position in 2019. Here are some tips to help you get started [...]

Body Language Hacks for Your Next Interview

Your interview is your chance to make the best face-to-face impression. You’ve already given the hiring manager a snapshot of your background and experience with your resume, but now you need to impress them with your personality, communication and personal interaction skills. Have you thought much about your body language? Here are some ways to make sure your body language is making the right impression when you meet with the hiring manager. Maintain appropriate eye [...]

4 Benefits of Temp Work

Almost everyone has considered doing temp work from time to time, but is it really worth it? What can it provide you in terms of flexibility or other benefits? In fact, more people are opting for contingent work, and many companies are using temporary staff to fill critical roles in their organizations. If you’re thinking about temping, here are some benefits to keep in mind. Keeps You Active in the Workforce Anyone who tries to [...]

Try This 1-Minute Trick to Walk into an Interview Confident

With movies like the Avengers franchise and Wonder Woman breaking out of genre entertainment and into the mainstream, all of us watch these superheroes onscreen and think about a fantasy world where we would all have their confidence. And it’s quite possible to have the same hero-level confidence without putting on a super suit. There is a one-minute trick, called a power pose, that can help build your confidence before walking into your next interview. [...]

How to Address Being Fired From a Previous Job in an Interview

At the time it happens, being fired can feel like the end of your career. But it doesn’t have to be. After a period of self-pity, which is perfectly acceptable, it’s time to pick yourself up and dust yourself off. By recovering from these mistakes and moving on, you can grow as a professional and possibly find an even better position for your long-term goals and aspirations. But to find that next job, you need [...]

How to Build a Resume When You Don’t Have a Lot of Experience

For job seekers just out of school or for those who might be transitioning from one career type to another, resumes can seem impossible. How do you convey your interest in the job and your ability to handle the duties when you don’t have a lot of experience? There is a lot of advice for resume writing online, and not all of it is perfect. Use the following five tips to build a resume without [...]

Top 5 Tips for Handling Frustrations at Work

Have you ever felt super frustrated at work? Maybe you’re having problems with a co-worker or a manager. Maybe you feel stuck in a rut with the job you’re doing every day. Before you just quit, there are some things you can do to get yourself motivated and excited about the work you’re doing again. Here are just a few things that can help you handle frustration at work more effectively. Find something to be [...]