career advice Tag

The most important thing to remember as you're preparing for a job interview can be succinctly stated: You never get a second chance to make a first impression. When you meet an interviewer—regardless of whether it's (let’s say) in-person at the prospective employer or virtually with a third-party...

There are many “givens” when being interviewed for employment—including everything from being on time to doing your background research on the company, dressing appropriately and staying positive. In addition, however, there are several personality traits that can help you stand apart from other job candidates. Confidence Always remember: You’ve...

Whatever the state of the job market—and whatever stage of the interviewing process you might be in—it's critical to make a good impression. Keep in mind that while employers are always seeking candidates who are confident, poised and motivated, they are also looking for individuals who can...

There are many reasons you may feel the need to work on your confidence at work. Perhaps you're in a position that requires skills you haven’t yet acquired, or you have less experience than your colleagues. Maybe you have a new employer and are unsure...

There may be times in your career where you are asked to do something you don’t have the time to complete, you don’t know how to do, or you may not feel comfortable working on it. Rather than agree, it may be in your best...

Gossip in the workplace occurs no matter your industry, position, or experience. It can be detrimental to a team, affect your engagement, and make you dread going to work each day. Plus, it is a major waste of time and greatly decreases your productivity.  What should...

It can be discouraging when you receive that “no.” It may have been your dream job, your number one option for new employment, or even just part of a long job hunt. It is easy to throw yourself a pity party and give up. However,...