Career blog posts

Big interview mistakes are obvious—being late, dressing inappropriately, bad language, and so on. There are plenty of more subtle mistakes that can also keep you from getting the offer. Make sure you aren’t making any of these: Mistake #1 – Failing To Research The Company: Researching the...

No matter how experienced you are professionally, networking events can be overwhelming. You’re thrown into a room with dozens and dozens of people you don’t know, and you have a limited of time to make an impression. While it’s tempting to stand in the corner...

We all have certain fallback phrases we use at work. But some of them can be seriously annoying to co-workers and alarming to managers. Here are eight phrases you might use at work without much thought – but are worth removing from your office vocabulary. 1. "Are...

When you’re trying to leave your current job for bigger and better opportunities, you have to walk a fine line. Unless you have a hugely open relationship with your boss, you’ll need to keep your search under wraps. Until you’re ready to alert your current boss on your...

Part-time work is common nowadays. Of the 20 percent of workers who are part-time, about one in every four of them claims to be working involuntarily. In other words, 25 percent of the part-time workforce is facing some sort of economic situation that requires more...

Some people meticulously write their resume but then treat their cover letter as an afterthought, resulting in a mistake-riddled, dull and underperforming document. It is important to ensure your job search tool kit is fully equipped with high-quality, well-honed marketing messages that are blunder-free. The following...

Job networking offers many benefits – and let’s make it clear upfront that all parties involved should mutually benefit from your networking efforts. When you approach job networking with the right mentality that means you are building relationships that have meaning and that can provide...