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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…

It's not too late to get a fresh start on better work habits and a more strategic approach to advancement. With the holiday hoopla behind us, it's common to feel an energy drop looking at the year ahead. You may feel worried about tackling everything on…

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…

Like bad relationships, bad habits (looking at you late night fridge runs), and bad hair days, there are some work habits you should leave in 2015. The sometimes small, sometimes large, decisions you make day-to-day that aren’t beneficial to making big moves in the new…