One of the toughest questions interviewers ask is, “Tell me about your weaknesses." The question itself is simple enough, but there’s a fine line job seekers need to walk. You must be able to give a meaningful answer without making yourself appear unqualified for the role. It’s nerve-racking even … [Read more...] about How to Talk About Your Weaknessess in an Interview
Most job seekers believe the process of obtaining a new job is straightforward: you apply, interview, and if you’re lucky, you’ll receive a job offer. If you don’t? Rinse and repeat. In reality, job searching is far more nuanced than playing a game of large numbers. For some professionals, what … [Read more...] about Should You Take That Counteroffer? 5 Questions to Ensure You’re Making the Right Decision
It is natural to be nervous before an interview! You may be wondering what type of questions they will ask you. You may even be feeling stressed about how to prepare and appear confident on interview day. If you are looking for some simple ways to look and feel more confident during your interview, … [Read more...] about Want to Look More Confident and Prepared During Your Interview? Here’s How!
In today’s world, work-life balance is a buzzword that gets used so much it can simply sound like noise. Depending on who you ask, a work-life balance can mean spending more time with family, having a flexible schedule, or simply lightening your workload. The Cambridge dictionary defines work-life … [Read more...] about Three Steps to Regain Your Work-Life Balance
In March 2020, all non-essential businesses were told to close their physical doors and open up digital ones. This meant sending employees to work from home. As the 14-day shelter-in-place order approached week three...then four...then ten....it became clear no one knew how long the work from home … [Read more...] about Is Working From Home Working for You?
Everyone experiences stress differently and has different triggers for it. Sometimes it’s a build-up of little things here and there. Sometimes the littlest stressor can cause the floodgates to open and overflow into your finances, professional productivity, physical health, family, and/or social … [Read more...] about Ask a Recruiter: Making the Most out of Your Mental Health Day
When you are looking for a new role, it’s important to have a resume that properly reflects the skills and professional experiences you bring to prospective employers. However, some companies like to get creative with their job titles. If you have held a position where your job title doesn’t clearly … [Read more...] about What to Do When Your Job Title Doesn’t Reflect Your Responsibilities
Being offered a new job is one of the greatest feelings in the world. Searching for that job, on the other hand...well, no one likes that. Aside from the anxiety of opening yourself up to potential rejection, there’s a lot of information to remember (company research, scrubbing your social, … [Read more...] about Knowing When to Say No: Building Your List of Job Dealbreakers
Last year was an adjustment for our personal and professional lives. Many employees found themselves balancing a new remote work structure with e-learning/childcare, caring for family members with compromised immune systems, mentally adjusting to new social distancing and sanitation routines, etc. … [Read more...] about High Tensions and Close Quarters: Three Tips to Effectively Work From Home With a Partner
Born between 1981 and 1996, it’s safe to say that the majority of Millennials are pretty proficient in #adulting and have some amount of work experience behind them. For as much slack as this generation gets over their love of skinny jeans and ‘90s nostalgia, they are a substantial part of the … [Read more...] about The True Influencers of Today’s Employment Market: Millennials
When we compare 2019 to where we are today, many of us have experienced a drastic change in our work wardrobe, and that’s largely thanks to the shift many businesses made to remote work. With uncertainty surrounding the future of working from home, many employees have lingering questions about the … [Read more...] about Has Business Casual Fallen Out Fashion? Why Your in-Office Dress Code Policy Deserves a Second Look
Employee turnover comes at a very high cost to an organization. A lack of dependable, long-term employees can affect the integrity of institutional knowledge, lower employee morale, and dramatically increase operational costs. If your workforce is suffering from a lack of reliability, the best thing … [Read more...] about You Can Count on These 5 Interview Questions to Find Dependable Professionals
Forgetting an item that you need for your first day of work is easy to do, but if you are starting your first remote job, forgetting something critical for first-day success is even easier. We have put together a checklist of the commonly overlooked aspects of preparing for your first day of working … [Read more...] about Starting a New Remote Job? Check out This Checklist!
2020 has put the workforce through quite the ringer. Many companies have faced many changes that no one could have predicted. Although some changes have been positive, the new normal of working from home or working in an office/home hybrid role has made it more difficult for employers to spot the … [Read more...] about Three Red Flags of Low Remote Employee Morale and Their Solutions
The year 2020 was a year of many challenges. It abruptly created a new normal that everyone had to quickly adapt to. There is no question the year wore people down, physically, mentally, and emotionally. For as much as we want (and desperately need) to view the future through rose-colored glasses, … [Read more...] about The Power of the Pause
It’s no secret how nerve-racking interviews can be, but what if I told you there was a way to ace your next interview using the science of psychology? Well, there is and, it’s not even really that much of a secret! Even though the person sitting across from you in an interview room can seem … [Read more...] about Hack Your Next Interview with these 5 Easy Psychology Tricks
After months of working from home, and a COVID vaccine in production, we can finally see the light at the end of the tunnel. While we are not out of the woods yet, for many remote workers, this means that our time working from home (most likely) will be ending sometime in 2021. It’s time to start … [Read more...] about Returning to the Office? These 6 Tips Can Help You Prepare
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