Articles about Job Search


4 tips on salary negotiation from the $20-million-plus star of ‘Grey’s Anatomy,’ Ellen Pompeo

Ellen Pompeo, the star of Grey's Anatomy, is the highest-paid actress on a primetime drama on TV. Here's her secret about how she went into the salary negotiation that made it happen.

Interview Tips

4 ways to answer ‘Where do you see yourself in 5 years?’

'Where do you see yourself in five years?' That interview question can be really hard. Before you answer, consider these including four points after gathering your thoughts.

Side Hustles

4 ways to finally choose a side hustle you actually love

Finding a way to earn a little money on the side when you already have a packed schedule is only half the battle — picking a source of this new income can prove equally as challenging. Here's how to choose a side hustle.


Here’s how to be less anxious while waiting to hear back about a job

Waiting to hear back after a job interview can be an excruciating exercise in anxiety. To be less anxious about the wait, change your outlook.

Job Search

Research: Working for a company that’s been shamed can cost you money

When you work for a company that's been up to no good, employers will start to think you're up to no good — even if you're innocent. Working for a company that's been accused of misconduct can not only cost your professional reputation, it will literally cost you money.


How to answer 5 of the toughest interview questions

Try and craft your own response to these super-hard and super-tricky interview questions, and use these sample responses from real professionals who managed to nail them as inspiration.

Job Search

4 things NOT to do when making your reference list

Coming up with a reference list can be tricky. Here's what not to do when considering references for your latest job application.

Job Search

5 things you definitely shouldn’t do during your job search in 2018

With the new year come plenty of opportunities to get your job search right. Here's what you shouldn't do during your job search in 2018.

Job Search

Survey: Recruiters want ‘rockstars’ and ‘ninjas’ for jobs

Nowadays, it's not enough to just be an employee with ordinary human skills. Recruiters are requesting rockstars, gurus, wizards, and ninjas in their job listings, according to a recent survey.

Office Life

4 tips for writing an office goodbye message on your way out the door

Whether you quit or were fired, it's important to make a good impression on your way out. Here's what to keep in mind while writing a goodbye message.


Good news: Pay packages are growing

Employers have been having a hard time recruiting, but according to The Wall Street Journal, there's a bright spot: Workers' pay packages are growing.


5 ways you’re setting yourself up to fail on LinkedIn

Your LinkedIn profile might be one of the first things a recruiter sees about you, so don't make these mistakes.

Office Life

4 things that won’t be good for your career during the holidays

The holidays are here, and people are ready for some much-needed time off. Here's what you shouldn't be doing when it comes to your career this season.


5 ways to cope if you’re laid off during the holidays

Layoffs at such a pleasant time during the holiday season often feel like the worst-case scenario. Here's how to cope if you get the axe.


4 important career lessons for millennials

Whether you're a recent college graduate or just a few years out, we could all benefit from some career advice.

Words at Work

Don’t mess up these words on your resume

These are words people commonly mess up at work. Don't let it happen to you, if you want to be considered a consummate professional.


Survey: More than half of active job seekers would take a pay cut for the perfect job

While research says that millennials want job flexibility and greater work-life balance just like everyone else, how far would you go for the perfect job?

Job Search

4 things to keep in mind if the company you’re leaving tries to get you to stay

So you've decided to jump ship at work after getting a job offer, but your employer springs a counteroffer. Here's what to keep in mind before you respond.


3 reasons why you shouldn’t abandon your job search in December

While it'd be much easier to sit back, relax and worry about finding a new position until 2018, here's why that might not be the best approach. 


6 ways to know it might be time to finally jump ship at work

Sometimes it becomes abundantly clear that you need to quit your job. Here are the potential signs that it could be time.


4 ways not to tip off your boss that you’re looking for a new job

Job hunts are almost never easy on the nerves, but add your office — and the possibility of your manager finding out — and you're in for a bumpy ride.


How to be ready to apply for your next job before you need to look

There’s an old adage in job-searching that the best time to look for a job is when you don’t need it. Here are some practical tips on how to do that.


4 ways to interact with someone who just got laid off unexpectedly

When someone you're close with falls out of favor at work and suddenly ends up getting laid off, you want to do everything in your power to ease their pain.


Here’s when an internship is a good idea and when it isn’t

If you are a college student it isn't necessarily the case that an internship is your best option for career success. Here's why.


Here’s how to keep your quarter-life crisis from breaking you down

The quarter-life crisis is real. Here's what to do if you find yourself in one, and steps to take to avoid it altogether.