Climbing the Ladder

Is This Job a Good Fit? Here’s How to Find Out

Is This Job a Good Fit? Here’s How to Find Out

Let’s face it: There are a lot of people who don’t like their jobs.

A 2017 State of the American Workplace report by Gallup found that just 34 percent of “professional workers” were “engaged” with their work. If…

How to Protect Your Career While on Maternity Leave

How to Protect Your Career While on Maternity Leave

Having a baby should be one of the happiest times of your life. But an unsupportive work environment can leave you wrought with anxiety. More than 3,100 women filed pregnancy discrimination charges with the U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity…

Tips for Acing a Video Job Interview

Tips for Acing a Video Job Interview

You polished your resume, perfected your cover letter and got a call back from the hiring manager…who wants to schedule a video interview. Yikes.

The online platform can be more convenient for you and the company you’re angling…

How to Look Good on Video Chat

How to Look Good on Video Chat

In the Golden Age of the selfie, even the most camera-shy among us are no strangers to flashing our own image. But the magic of the flawless Instagram snap is in the number of takes we get to perfect…

6 Ways to Win People Over at Work

6 Ways to Win People Over at Work

Before there was “The Power of Positive Thinking” and “The 7 Habits of Highly Effective People,” there was Dale Carnegie’s “How to Win Friends and Influence People,” arguably one of the first self-help bestsellers in history. Since Carnegie…

5 Resume Tips for On-Ramping Women

5 Resume Tips for On-Ramping Women

Women are much more likely than men to take time off from work to care for children, parents and other family members — something that can punch a big fat hole in our resumes.

Six in 10 caregivers are women, according…

7 Reasons Why You Didn’t Get the Job

7 Reasons Why You Didn’t Get the Job

My sister is job hunting, and recently had an interview that went really well. The company called her for a second round, which she also aced, so the hiring manager invited her back for one last meeting with the entire…

8 Things Your Boss Wishes You Knew

8 Things Your Boss Wishes You Knew

Have you ever noticed that when people are promoted to a management position, their whole perspective on workplace issues often changes? That’s because, as managers, they see things that they might not have been exposed to as employees. As…

How to Survive a Toxic Workplace

How to Survive a Toxic Workplace

 

There are few things more soul-crushing than hating your job. Every night you feel that twinge of anxiety before going to bed. Every morning you spend your commute steeped in negativity dreading the day ahead.

But sometimes leaving…

7 Ways to Rebrand Yourself for Success

7 Ways to Rebrand Yourself for Success

How do you stay relevant in an ever-changing job market? Hint: It’s not hard work. Sure, you need to put in some hours and effort. But whether that translates to success has a lot more to do with…