Linda Le Phan

Linda Le Phan

Linda Le Phan is the Senior Content Marketing Manager at kununu US, a place where job seekers can get an authentic view of life at a company and where employers have a trusted platform to better engage talent. When she’s not creating content about the modern workplace, company culture, and life & work hacks, she is probably going out to get an iced coffee (even in Boston winter), raiding the snack drawer, or jamming to kununu’s Spotify playlist.

Articles by Linda Le Phan

Office Life

How to make friends at your brand new job

You got a new job – woohoo! A quick internet search or a quick chat with your new company’s HR person will help you learn a lot of the thing you might need to know in order to be successful…except how to make friends.

Job search

How to apply to a job you’re not totally qualified for

If you’re finding a job that you don’t perfectly fit the requirements for but you really want to pursue them anyway, here are some things to keep in mind.

Office Life

7 habits you should form to become more inspired at work

Here are some useful strategies to feel more inspired at work when you find yourself dreading going to work or feeling “blah” most days.

wellness

How to know when you need a mental health day (and how to ask for one)

Taking a mental health day can help you recover from stress, anxiety, or depression. The most important step is recognizing the signs that you need one.

Office Life

What do you do when someone at work is annoying you?

An annoying officemate can quickly escalate from a minor inconvenience to the bane of your existence, causing you to dread going to work.

The difference between having a job vs. having a career

So what’s the difference between just a job and a career? Here are a few of the deciding factors.

Office culture

10 telltale signs you’re working at a really awesome company

We’ve gathered 10 telltale signs that you’re working at a really awesome company backed by thousands of real employee opinions about workplaces.

Personal Branding

Humble Brag 101: 8 tips on how to talk about yourself without sounding arrogant

Breaking down the do’s and don’ts for how to properly “humble brag” ... Tips to talk about yourself without sounding arrogant.

Work-Life Balance

4 modern-day tips to help you balance work life and home life

Here are a handful of modern-day tips that will help you go a step further in balancing your work life and home life. The end goal; maximize time and minimize stress in all areas of life.

Work-Life Balance

Does your current company match your lifestyle?

Whether you’re settled comfortably into your role or just waiting for the next opportunity, you should be in a constant state of evaluation and feedback with your current employer.

Job Search

What your LinkedIn profile says about you and how to improve it

Given that LinkedIn is playing a bigger and bigger role in the job search these days, here’s what you should know about what your LinkedIn says about you:

Office Culture

9 awesome work situations that make you say YES

There are workplace situations that, for some, come by so rarely that they are worth their weight in gold, and they have nothing to do with the salary! These are the things that make any person wake up excited to go into work and more likely to work harder to perform their best.

Job search

How to find the answer to ‘What career is right for me?’

A huge part of why looking for a job can be such as struggle is the fact that, sometimes you don’t even know WHAT you should be looking for!

Office Life

How to manage your boss – and yes, it’s a thing

If you’re a working adult (of any age!), you’re probably used to managing your own schedule, priorities, and workload. But have you ever thought about the need to manage your boss / manager? Because believe it or not, it’s a real thing and it’s referred to in business management as managing up.

Productivity

10 career tips that are also great to apply to your life

It’s all about making smart choices that affect your work-life AND your personal life. After all, a successful career is built upon strong character and purposeful choices – the same factors that drive a happy, fulfilling personal life.

Interview

20+ weirdest job interview questions that have actually been asked

Every so often though, an interviewer will throw you for a loop with an oddball question that you probably would have never expected to hear. Here are some examples of the odd/weird/unusual interview questions that have actually been asked during an interview, some of which literally made us go WTF?:

mental health

Do you get the ‘Sunday scaries’? 5 ways to banish them

As the clock ticks ever closer to Sunday evening, you might recognize a sinking feeling in your heart. “Ugh, another day at that dreaded place!” is what your mind tells you, as you reluctantly get yourself ready for the new week at work.