Resigning from your job can be met with a series of mixed emotions. On one hand you may be excited because you have new and exciting job opportunities that you are moving towards. You may also be nervous about that same new job, or maybe even relieved knowing you are leaving your current job. You may also be sad to leave and unsure of what the future holds. Regardless of what is true for you, there is a right and a wrong way to resign and set the process in motion. Here’s how to do it the right way: resign

There comes a time in everyone’s career where you start to see the dollar signs flashing in your head. Over time you may start performing tasks and find yourself thinking, “this is not worth what I am getting paid.” Or maybe you think to yourself, “I have done a really amazing job in my role for these last six months.” Whatever the case, when the thoughts start percolating and you’re ready to bring it up with your boss, chances are you’ll feel some level of intimidation by the process of asking for more money. When it comes to asking for a raise, there are a few good approaches you can take, and a couple that you should avoid. raise

Ah yes, the dreaded meeting. Whether it is because they run too long, the meeting chairperson takes over and doesn’t let anyone else speak, or you simply feel like the time is spent inefficiently, most of us have a major distaste for meetings. The good news is that it doesn’t need to be this way. Here’s the thing: if you shift your mentality around them, changing your mindset, and no longer viewing them as a dreaded meeting, you may end up realizing that they do matter. And when done right, meetings can have an incredible impact on you as a team player and the company as a whole. Here’s how to change your mind about meetings: meetings

No matter your job description, there will always be the need and opportunity for you to continue to grow your knowledge and skill base. Introducing: Continuing Education. While in some cases this means industry-specific skills and knowledge, such as going to conferences, attending seminars, or completing courses, it also means personal development. Persisting on your own journey to improve your overall skills and abilities to continue to perform at your best at work will pay dividends over even a relatively short period of time. Here are some areas that you can focus on to help you shine on the job! continuing education

Leadership skills are necessary for maneuvering today's corporate landscape. Are you ready to tap into your natural leadership abilities and focus on self-improvement? Are you looking to gain more fulfillment and success in your job by brushing up on your skills? Start by implementing these four understated yet critically important areas of understanding. leadership skills

With the increase in jobs that can be done remotely, so much work happening mostly online, it is not surprising that the interview process is not happening at the office. Gone are the days of not being able to land a job because you can’t go for an interview, or because the job is in a different city, a different country, or in a different time zone. Enter the video interview: where you open up a whole new field of job opportunities – but only if you nail the interview. video interview

When you are launching into a job hunt, it can seem overwhelming, time-consuming and realistically, a little demoralizing when you are left to read all the “thanks, but no thanks,” emails from prospective employers in your inbox. Starting with a good resume and cover letter, however, is one of the best ways to maximize your success on the hunt.  And sourcing strong job references is an important part of that process. job references

If there is one thing you have likely heard over and over again when it comes to applying for a job, it is the importance in creating a strong cover letter. The cover letter is the first impression a potential employer will have of you and your skills, and those impressions count. Let’s dive into how you can craft the perfect cover letter and land the job you’ve been waiting for: cover letter