Learn How Working a Temp-to-Hire Position Can Benefit Your Career

If you are looking for a job right now, you might not be in any particular hurry to find one, but it’s more than likely that you are—and the sooner, the better! If you’re already working in a toxic environment or you’re unemployed with rent and car payments coming due, you want to get hired… Read More »

5 Important Skills Needed to Work in Customer Service

Whether you’re dealing with customers face-to-face, just a voice—or neither, you will have to display certain skills to be successful. Customer service work is important because you are the portal through which customers enter your employer’s business. If you frustrate or anger them, the company will suffer, and you run the risk of being replaced.… Read More »

How to Calm Your Nerves When Starting a New Job

Congratulations! You’re starting a new job, and you’re so excited you can hardly contain yourself. But you will need to calm your nerves (at least a bit!), so you aren’t overwhelmed by the emotions of that first day. It’s not surprising that you would be keyed up for your new adventure. There’s a lot to… Read More »

3 Ways to Make the First Week at Your New Job a Success

Starting a job is exciting and scary at the same time. All those new people to meet, a strange working environment, and lots of things to learn can make your first week a challenging experience. You want to feel comfortable in your new position as soon as possible because you want to dig into those… Read More »

Why You Should Have a Passion Outside of Work

When we want to improve at work, it’s natural to focus on what’s going on at the office. But while industry books, scheduling hacks, and the like are a great way to try and get ahead, science suggests that what we do outside the office can actually have an incredibly large impact on our professional success. A boatload… Read More »

The Best Questions to Ask at the End of an Interview

At some point in every job interview, the hiring manager will allow you to ask questions. Typically, this comes at the end of the interview, but you might be offered a chance to ask them earlier in the meeting. Either way, when your turn comes, you should be prepared to ask questions that will help… Read More »

3 Tips for Breaking Out of a Job-Search Rut

Many job seekers fall into a job-search rut and don’t even realize it. Once they are stuck, their quest for a new job seems to go on endlessly. Not only that, but they start losing confidence and become hopeless as that proverbial light at the end of the tunnel appears to be moving farther away.… Read More »

Stand Out at Your New Job with These 5 Easy Tips

You’ve just been hired. Way to go! You probably feel as if you’ve been through the wringer after attending all those networking events, reaching out on LinkedIn, sending out resumes, sitting through nerve-wracking interviews, and negotiating your salary. You earned this opportunity, and now you want to do your best and show your new employer they… Read More »

When Should You Ask for Help at Work?

It’s not always easy to ask for help. Those who see asking for help as a sign of weakness should think again. It takes strength and courage to admit that you don’t understand something or are in over your head and need a helping hand. While everyone already knows you aren’t perfect and can’t handle… Read More »

Four Tips for Overcoming Your Fear of Job Interviews

You have a job interview coming up, and you’re a bit nervous. Well, you’re terrified! Someone is about to pass judgment on what you say, how you look and what you’ve done in the past. If this person determines that you are the right fit for the job, your future will look bright. If not,… Read More »