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You Can’t Dodge The Salary Question (Here’s How To Answer)

You Can’t Dodge The Salary Question (Here’s How To Answer)

Most job seekers dread being asked about their salary. Some are uncomfortable revealing personal information. Many are concerned that sharing their current salary will influence potential job offers.…

Does The Company Culture Fit?

Does The Company Culture Fit?

How to try on a new company during the interview process Have you ever found yourself at work thinking, “Who are these people? I have nothing in common…

Interview Bloopers

Interview Bloopers

Nine interview blunders that could have been avoided There is no shortage of articles “how to succeed” in job interviews. You can find advice on how to answer…

Will Your Online Presence Scare Employers Away?

Will Your Online Presence Scare Employers Away?

3 Ways to Protect Yourself Online Increasing numbers of recruiters and employers are conducting online searches on job candidates. In response, many job seekers are completing their LinkedIn…

News

Economic Confidence Index Updates

Economic Confidence Index Updates

Updates of Gallup’s U.S. Economic Confidence Index Gallup’s Economic Confidence Index* registered -5 for March…

Many Employers Support Raising The Minimum Wage

Many Employers Support Raising The Minimum Wage

Surveys show employers and the general public advocate raising the minimum wage In 2014 the…

Job Growth Expected For Q4 2014

Job Growth Expected For Q4 2014

Hiring for permanent and seasonal jobs expected during the fourth quarter according to CareerBuilder Looks…

Job Creation Index Updates

Job Creation Index Updates

Update’s of Gallup’s U.S. Job Creation Index Gallup’s U.S. Job Creation Index* remained steady at…

Management

Passed Up For A Promotion?

Passed Up For A Promotion?

How to handle being passed over for a promotion No one likes feeling overlooked, passed over, or rejected—particularly when it comes to an opportunity that you really wanted.…

Got The Bad Boss Blues?

Got The Bad Boss Blues?

Interview with Dr. Noelle Nelson author of Got A Bad Boss? A common adage is that employees don’t leave jobs, they leave bosses. Bad bosses. I confess I’ve…

Asking For Help Is A Sign Of Strength And Self-Awareness

Asking For Help Is A Sign Of Strength And Self-Awareness

Motivational speaker, Leslie “Les” Brown has said, “Ask for help not because you’re weak, but because you want to remain strong.” On a good day, it’s easy to…

Want To Get Along With Your Boss?

Want To Get Along With Your Boss?

8 Tips for mastering the relationship with your boss Your relationship with your boss is paramount—it can make or break your career. If you’re on your boss’s bad…

Job Search

How To Modernize Your Job Search

How To Modernize Your Job Search

If you haven’t looked for a job in the last decade, or even in the last five years, you will find…

10 Simple Job Search Strategies That Work

10 Simple Job Search Strategies That Work

While some topics warrant in-depth, sometimes an easy-to-follow quick list does the trick. Here are 10 job search basics that actually…

Job-Hopping Is More Expected Today

Job-Hopping Is More Expected Today

CareerBuilder study indicates that job-hopping is becoming more acceptable Not long ago being seen as a job-hopper was the kiss of…

Should You Relocate For Your Next Job?

Should You Relocate For Your Next Job?

How to decide if relocating for a job is the right move For the last few months, you’ve been looking for…

Changing Course

Building A Career Of Choice

Building A Career Of Choice

How to choose and change careers Let’s face it, most career choices are not choices at all, but people held hostage by paychecks. Most of us fall…

College Corner

Making The Grade: Is Grad School Right?

Making The Grade: Is Grad School Right?

How to decide if graduate school is the right move for you Is grad school right for me? The decision to apply to graduate school is a…

Health & Fitness

How To Eat Healthy At Work

How To Eat Healthy At Work

Five ways to keep yourself on the healthy track It’s very common for your work and home obligations to prevent you from eating as healthy as you…

Goals

Using SMART Goals For A Job Search

Using SMART Goals For A Job Search

A better way to find a new job Are you looking for work? What is your current situation? Were you one of the thousands laid off over…

Conflict

Are You Bullied At Work?

Are You Bullied At Work?

Studies show bullying in the workplace is widespread Those who are talented, help others.  Those who aren’t, bully. When I was Vice President of a large hospital system,…

Communication

Communicate More Effectively

Communicate More Effectively

Four ways to improve your communication skills How well do you communicate? Most of us think of communication as getting our message out through the spoken or…

Decision Making

Is The Job A Good Fit?

Is The Job A Good Fit?

Five questions to ask before you accept a job offer If you hate your job, despise your boss, or have been out of work for any length…

Interviewing

Good References? Check.

Good References? Check.

How to make sure your references provide a glowing report So you’ve interviewed at the company of your dreams and you feel that it went really well.…