Career Articles & News

Telephone vs. In-Person Interviews: Advantages and Disadvantages

Hiring managers are often able to tell from the very first moments of an interview whether a candidate is the best person for the position. They know whether the work environment and team dynamics will suit the personality and working style…

How to Start a Side Hustle Without Making Your Boss Angry

Whether you’re interested in earning more money, gaining valuable job experience, or pursuing a passion, starting a side hustle can be a great way to achieve your goals. You can conduct your side hustle on your own time, and it offers a…

How to Keep Your Job If You Have to You Go to Rehab: Understanding the FMLA

Contrary to the common stereotype of the strung-out addict living under a highway overpass, drug and alcohol addiction more often than not afflict full-time members of America’s workforce. In fact, most adults with substance use disorders…

The Negative Impact That Growing Up Digital Has Had on Communication

Millennials have a stronger connection with technology than any previous generation. It makes sense that they would: They grew up alongside the internet and smartphones. Experts in all things digital, millennials have certain advantages…

5 Ways to Supercharge Your Personal and Professional Success

Article by Lisa Stephenson We are all in this thing called life together, and what a ride we are on! In the middle of all the madness and mayhem, the peaks and valleys, the lessons and laughter, and the triumphs and tragedies is the beautiful…

The Quantum Reality Approach to Job Searching: Using ’the Field’ to Land the Right Offer

A recruiting manager has narrowed the selection process to two individuals with equal expertise: One is a pleasant person who is professional but whose authentic energy and enthusiasm are low, and the second individual has high energy and…

Welcome to the Job Market, New Grad! Here’s What You Need to Look for in Your First Job:

As you don your cap and gown, you may feel anxious about launching your post-graduation career. Do not despair. You’re not alone. In fact, 67 percent of college students graduate without a full-time job lined up. Some encouraging news…

Everyone Faces Setbacks — Adopt a Resilience Regimen Today

Setbacks are an unavoidable part of life, especially in your career. If you don’t learn to deal with them properly, you may end up with a lot of regret — and you may even make the setback harder to overcome. When it comes to setbacks,…

9 Brilliantly Inspiring Quotes From Commencement Speeches

Graduation season stirs up a lot of feelings. For graduates, it’s an exciting and scary time, while those of us who’ve already walked across the stage may feel nostalgic and wistful. Whether you’re the one graduating or already deep…

Why Mentoring Is the Key to Achieving Your Career Goals

Earlier in my career, I asked myself, “What am I doing that is getting in the way of me reaching my goal as a leader?” I posed that question to a colleague I respected, who responded, “Have you ever asked anyone for help?” That…

Is the Resume Objective Statement Truly Dead?

You’ve almost certainly heard the news: The resume objective statement is dead. It is old-fashioned, of little value, and should absolutely always be replaced with a professional summary. There’s good reason for this sentiment: The…

How to Cover the Unexpected Costs of Your New Job

For Americans, starting a new job is a common occurrence. According to the Bureau of Labor Statistics, latter-day boomers — those born between 1957 and 1964 — held an average of 12 jobs by the time they were 50, with almost half of those…