The last impression you make on someone is often the impression they will remember most vividly. In the context of the employment world, this means that when you and your employer go your separate ways, it is vital to keep yourself in good standing and avoid burning any unnecessary bridges. Even if … [Read more...] about Why It’s Important to Avoid Burning Bridges Within the Workplace
It is likely that you or someone you know works from home. In the spirit of the season, you may be feeling like spreading joy and adding some (much needed) comfort to add to their workspace. Whether your friend or family member is the quirky colleague, techy teammate, or the peaceful professional … [Read more...] about 10 Great Gift Ideas for People Who Work Remotely -Including You!
Working in the same office space with your colleagues is a breeding ground for collaboration, camaraderie, and shared energy. If you are one of the millions of working professionals who work remotely, you know these effects from working in-office can be hard to achieve at home. The good news is with … [Read more...] about 5 Tips to Keeping Remote Teams Socially Supported
Interviewing is nerve-racking for everyone. The line of questioning can make it feel as though you are in an interrogation chair desperately trying to demonstrate to the interviewer why you are the best candidate for the job. Here a few tips to help you leave the interrogation room behind and turn a … [Read more...] about Taking Your Interview From Interrogation to Conversation
Throughout your career, it is almost certain that you will outgrow your job, find a better opportunity, or experience a personal event that will require you to leave your company. Regardless of the circumstances, leaving a job is never easy. There are many unknowns that add to the anxiety of an … [Read more...] about Ask a Recruiter: What is the Best Way to Resign from my Job?
Have you ever gone into an interview and left feeling like you gave TMI? When an interview is going well, having a high level of confidence can be a bit of a double-edged sword: Confidence can lead to comfort, and comfort can lead to being overly casual in your conversation…and overly casual is … [Read more...] about …How Should I Say This? Navigating Through Tough Interview Topics
The Age Discrimination in Employment Act, commonly known as the ADEA, officially banned employers from discriminating against candidates due to age. Despite this law, some employers may subconsciously pass on candidates due to their perceived age from clues on their resume. With the rise of the … [Read more...] about How to Protect Your Resume From Generation Bias
If you are well-established in your career, are returning to the workforce or just beginning your job search, it can be tough to decide what to include on your resume. For professionals who have an eclectic work history or are further along in their career path, building your resume can be even more … [Read more...] about Ask a Recruiter: How Far Back Should I Go on My Resume?
While some job titles –like Retail Sales Associate – are straight-forward, others are much more unique. Even though some employers may state that the job title doesn’t matter, it may matter more than they realize. A job title is a key element of your professional presentation and can impact your … [Read more...] about Job Titles or Job Experience: Which Matters More?
When entering a new situation like starting at a new school, making new friends or preparing for a job interview, the old adage, “Just be yourself comes to mind”. But how exactly does one “just be yourself,” in an interview? It’s natural for us to want to create an “alter ego” for an interview; a … [Read more...] about Authenticity in the Interview Room
Coming up with concise and articulate ways to respond to questions during an interview can be hard. You don’t want to ramble on by providing too much information or sound boastful about your previous accomplishments. But you also don’t want to have so short of responses employers feel like they are … [Read more...] about The Simple Way to Nail Any Interview Question