Articles about Career Change

Job Search

Survey: Hearing about layoffs would make 44% of Americans look elsewhere

"The good news is that this and the top frustrations that job seekers have with the recruitment process can all be improved by any employer of any size."

Job search

Five wholesale club shopping strategies that may help with your job search

Experts say there can be “takeaways” from a shopping club that can be used in a job search. Here are some points to help you score some deals.

Job search

How to negotiate a job offer during the interview

It's an all-too-common negotiation challenge: How to handle the mid-interview salary question. It’s such a sticky sitch!

News

ACLU says Facebook allowed employers to post job ads that excluded women

The ACLU complaint argues that Facebook is not just a middleman for jobs, but acts as an employment agency and is therefore liable.

News

How the language in letters of recommendation can hold women back

"It's a reminder of how bias can creep into language with even well-intentioned efforts and can still cause lasting harm to careers."

Job search

How to ‘sell yourself’ in an interview without being an egomaniac

There's a fine line between under- and over-selling yourself to a potential employer and kill your chances of being considered for the job.

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Make your resume more like a blockbuster movie

So, how can you make your resume more tempting at first glance? Catch their interest from the first minute. We're here to help.

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This is how to answer ‘why should we hire you?’ (according to experts)

Directly tackling one of, by far, the most popular interview questions that comes up for a potential new hire and how you should be answering it.

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6 cover letter mistakes that might be ruining your career

With your cover letter, you are basically selling yourself. Having one that’s impressive is not an easy task to pull but most certainly worth it.

Mental Health

3 ways to stay calm when you’re anxious about a big career opportunity

You truly deserve the new opportunity that's coming your way, but how you feel won't change until you actually start believing it.

Job search

11 bad and outdated job-hunting tips you should stop believing

There are job search tips that you might still receive that are just ... bad. Some tips are simply outdated and need to be ignored.

News

Survey: 10% of Americans say they’ve ‘had their phone out’ during a job interview

While in the office, 25% of respondents admit they check their phone at least once every hour and 20% check every 20 minutes.

Entrepreneurs

3 ways to test your startup idea before investing money

Here are three simple steps to help you determine if there’s demand for your startup, before investing the time and money.

News

Sick of your job? These companies will pay you to quit

The quit incentive sounds counterintuitive but it demonstrates that these companies are prioritizing commitment to the job over mindless output.

Job search

What to do when you’re fired: The 10-point plan

If you find yourself fired from your own loved or loathed job, here are 10 things you probably should do according to experts.

Remote Work

13 online career courses you can do from the comfort of home

Here are 13 online career courses that may help get you on your way to more success while working remotely or from home.

News

These are the most desirable jobs in 2018, according to Tinder swipes

Tinder relies on first impressions, and according to a new list, there are some careers that are more immediately desirable than others.

Job search

Survey: This is the most common reason job seekers abandon applications

Ghosting employers is nothing new, but a new survey shows that the most popular reason why job seekers abandon applications is to accept another job.

Job Search

4 ways to help master the phone interview

Keep these principles of strong phone etiquette in mind for your next interview or pitch call, and you’re sure to give a polished, professional impression.

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What it’s really like to get a job at Google

A recruiter has contacted you and wants to chat with you about getting a job at Google. That’s right, Google. Could it really be?

Job search

How to find – and make the most of – a recruiter or headhunter

We set out to find out exactly how to use (and make the most of) all-too-often underutilized resources – recruiters and headhunters.

News

The positions with the best (and worst) job security in America

Check out these rankings from 27/7 Wall St. to see if you currently work in a field with the best or worst job security in the country.

Dream Job

Love avocados? You can get paid to eat them daily for six months

If you never tire of eating avocados, listen up. There's a new study that can fund all the avocado toasts, avocado salad, and guacamole you could want.

Job search

The 3 real reasons you’re getting radio silence after a final interview

You were flown in for an in-person interview, where you had the chance to meet and get to know the team. It went great! … or so you thought.

Communication

How to write a must-open, cold work email

Sending a cold email can be an anxiety-provoking task, but it's not without benefits. Sometimes, doing it the hard way makes for the greatest success story.