How often do you find yourself grumbling and complaining at work? What do you do when a problem crops up? Do you find yourself gossiping or commiserating with coworkers about how bad things are?  Here’s a reality check: You might be bringing negative energy to work. And because your negative attitude can start to affect… Read more »

Whether you’re recently out of school or trying to break into a new field, you might come across a problem when you’re trying to create a compelling resume: You don’t have any work experience to list. Since experience and work history makes up a large portion of most resumes, what are you supposed to do?  … Read more »

Ideally, you’d like a healthy balance between your personal and professional life. Of course, that can be easier said than done. Many of us struggle with work-life balance – you’re not alone if you’re feeling overwhelmed by work, or like you don’t have enough time for yourself or your family. The question is, how can… Read more »

When you’re struggling to find a job, it can be easy to think that you’re just unlucky. But more than likely, there are a few things you can do to improve your chances. Here’s what to do when you’re having trouble landing a job:   Tailor Your Resume Do you tailor your resume to each… Read more »

Let’s face it: The job search can be long, frustrating, and downright exhausting at times. It’s easy to let negative thoughts and feelings creep in and overwhelm you, especially if your search drags on for months. But that’s not going to get you anywhere. So, how can you remain positive during your job search?  Remember:… Read more »

It happens to the best of us: You’re in a job interview, and it starts going south. Maybe it’s because you got nervous and didn’t answer clearly, or you misspoke and need to go back and correct yourself. Whatever the cause, it’s important to make sure things don’t go off the rails completely. So, what… Read more »

Temporary employees work for a set period of time – days, weeks, or months – until their contract is up, and then they move on. But that’s not the only kind of temporary work out there. Temp-to-permanent roles are another option. They’re just what they sound like: You work on a temporary basis for a… Read more »

Have you ever considered a temporary job? Sometimes, temp work gets a bad rap – people make the mistake of thinking that because it’s not a full-time job, it’s somehow not as worthy or less stable. And some people think temporary work is only available in certain industries like manufacturing or call centers when this… Read more »

You use social media to engage with family and friends. But social media can help you advance your career or land a new job, too. Here are five reasons why social media can be a great tool in your job search. 1. You Can Get Plenty of Information About an Employer. Social networks make it… Read more »