Are you preparing to start 2017 looking for job search advice? Most people assume that figuring out how to look for jobs is the main component of the job search - but it’s so much more! There are so many trends, best practices and other factors shaping the job search market, it can almost be overwhelming at times. The best job searching tips are the ones that come from experience, though, and we’ve got advice for those heading into the New Year looking for a change of professional scenery. … [Read more...] about Job Search Advice for 2017
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Need gift ideas for coworkers? The holiday season is fast approaching, which means office holiday parties are right around the corner. Gift exchanges are lots of fun, but deciding what presents to give the people at your workspace (that you may not know incredibly well) can be challenging. You want to find something thoughtful and creative, while avoiding cliches or unprofessionalism. We’ve put together a list of thoughtful, simple and easy to find gifts that will delight a coworker, no matter who they are. Visit our sister website for more great coworker gift ideas. … [Read more...] about Fresh Gift Ideas for Coworkers This Holiday 2016
Learning about different phone interview tips is just as much understanding the interview process, as it is understanding the phone interview process. Everyone loves landing an interview because it means that your resume (and other credentials) left enough of an impression that someone liked you - they really liked you! … [Read more...] about 5 Phone Interview Tips to Get That Job
Imagine showing up to the office at 10 a.m. Your boss hands you the company credit card in case you need anything, then tells you there is a barbecue and concert on the lawn this afternoon. By this point, you're probably scoffing and thinking that would never happen. But real companies actually offer these mind-boggling work incentives. Today's most innovative brands are jettisoning the traditional office; instead, they're creating workplace wonderlands to attract and retain top talent (that's you). … [Read more...] about The Top 10 Job Perks to Incentivize Employees
Recruiting firm relationships are a key part of any career if you're good at your job! After all, you’re going to be in high demand! Figuring out how to respond to recruiters, how to let them know the information they want to hear and how to best maintain that relationship is incredibly important. Whether you're looking to switch things up, or have nothing to do at work and want to get a leg up on the competition. Let’s get started and let's get recruited… … [Read more...] about Recruiting Firm Relationships – How to Manage Getting Scouted
The rise of open offices has triggered a sort of “open office” revolution for a humongous amount of workplaces across the country - it feels like the death of the cubicle! The rise in the use of open offices makes sense, though, since it’s easier for people to think in open areas, easier for them to communicate, and it saves money on office furniture (like partitions). … [Read more...] about Open Offices & Open Workplace Etiquette
Sometimes even before accepting a job, you’re already planning for when to ask for a raise. The need for just compensation becomes harder to deny if you’ve been working hard for quite some time, and nobody has offered a reward. But asking for (and actually receiving) a raise requires finesse. You can’t just blurt it out in the middle of a staff meeting at the end of your first week. It’s normal to be hesitant and feel awkward when trying to find the words to ask for a raise with your boss. Money is an awkward subject, and asking for more raises the stakes. If you’re wondering about the right time to ask for a raise, we’ll be walking through a couple situations where it might be appropriate. … [Read more...] about When is the right time to ask for a raise?
Having no motivation to work is one of the biggest issues that the average worker might have to tackle in their career. After all, what’s worse then going into your office everyday only to want to leave immediately? Learning how to stay motivated at work is an essential skill, and it’s an art, too. It makes your work better, and it makes you better! … [Read more...] about No Motivation to Work? Let’s Get Motivated!
Mothers always want to buy the best items for their babies. Their shopping expresses their love and passion. They don’t like to make a compromise at any point. When it comes to picking a shopping portal, mothers mostly prefer online baby stores. Do you want to know the main reasons why? If yes, then read on! … [Read more...] about Why Do Mothers Prefer Online Baby Stores? Check 7 Reasons
Sometimes it seems like you’ll never be able to start saving money. There is always some expense knocking at your door. However, if you begin to take a lot of little money-saving actions today then you can actually start saving money easier than you think. Here are 20 tips that you can follow to start saving money immediately. … [Read more...] about 20 Tips to Start Saving Money Immediately