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How to Handle Valentine’s Day at Work

How to Handle Valentine’s Day at Work

Valentine’s Day is around the corner, and love is the air! With Valentine’s Day falling on Wednesday this year, it’s important to remember how best to handle the holiday at the office. As Salary.com says, “Cupid would never make it past security for a reason. Love may be the motto for February in the card […]

February 9, 2018 | By More
Which Questions Should You Ask in Your Interview?

Which Questions Should You Ask in Your Interview?

Not asking questions at the end of an interview can signal unpreparedness to the hiring manager. It can also signal your inability to conduct due diligence. If you’re not asking questions, how will you know the role is right for you?

February 2, 2018 | By More
This Week in Career Advice: How to Handle Behavioral Interview Questions

This Week in Career Advice: How to Handle Behavioral Interview Questions

Do you struggle in interviews? Do you find it difficult to answer behavioral interview questions clearly and concisely, while also reinforcing your accomplishments? If so, let us introduce you to the STAR interview response technique. STAR stands for Situation, Task, Action, Result. In can be broken down into the following steps: Situation: Using specifics, describe […]

January 26, 2018 | By More
Should You Let Potential Employers Contact Your Current Employer?

Should You Let Potential Employers Contact Your Current Employer?

Asking to contact your current employer is a pretty common request, one you’re likely to hear if you’re interviewing frequently. But should you comply if doing so would alert your current employer that you’re looking for a new job? And if not, how can you politely decline without looking like you have something to hide? […]

January 21, 2018 | By More
This Week in Career Advice: Tips From a Recruiter

This Week in Career Advice: Tips From a Recruiter

What’s going on in the mind of a recruiter when they’re evaluating you for a potential role? Well, according to executive recruiter James Citrin, they’re looking for the following three things: personality, professionalism, and familiarity. In the video below, Citrin reveals how he looks for personality when judging a resume – something that can help […]

January 11, 2018 | By More
This Week in Career Advice: How to Network When You’re Shy

This Week in Career Advice: How to Network When You’re Shy

Charisma on Command‘s Charlie Houpert thought he was pretty good at networking until he met follow YouTuber Evan Carmichael at a video conference. He recalls: “Last week I went to a conference called ClamourCon I saw something that really surprised me. In fact, it wasn’t a something, but a someone. This person, a self-professed introvert, was […]

January 5, 2018 | By More
This Week in Career Advice: 10 New Year’s Resolutions To Try In 2018

This Week in Career Advice: 10 New Year’s Resolutions To Try In 2018

Want to hit 2018 out of the park, but don’t know where to start? Here are 10 New Year’s resolutions to add to your list for a better and brighter year!

January 3, 2018 | By More
This Week in Career Advice: You Think Your Boss is Bad? Check Out These Horrible Bosses

This Week in Career Advice: You Think Your Boss is Bad? Check Out These Horrible Bosses

Let’s end the year on a high… or rather, low note.

December 23, 2017 | By More
This Week in Career Advice: Why You Can’t Move on From a Job You Hate

This Week in Career Advice: Why You Can’t Move on From a Job You Hate

Another year is coming to a close, and you find yourself at the same job you can’t stand. If you hate your job so much, why is it so hard for you to move on?

December 17, 2017 | By More
This Week in Career Advice: How to Ask for a Reference

This Week in Career Advice: How to Ask for a Reference

When making your way through the hiring process, you can almost guarantee you’ll be asked to provide professional references. While asking former colleagues to judge your past performance can sometimes feel uncomfortable, here are some tips on how to ask.

December 9, 2017 | By More