Finding a job
Things to Know In Your Career Change, Part One: Know YourselfHow to change your career: know yourself

After a layoff, many people look for a job similar to their last one. Maybe at a higher level or with a different company, but typically the same “type” of work. But others, take job loss as an opportunity to pivot to a new career entirely. This pivot may be made by choice - pursuing something you’ve always loved but never had time for - or it may be an adaptation you make out of necessity, like if you work in an industry that has been hit particularly hard by the pandemic.

Finding a job
New Year's Resolutions for Job-SeekersNew year's resolutions for job-seekers

The arrival of the new year usually brings about a sense of renewal and optimism - this year more than most.

Finding a job
How to Reject an OfferHow to reject an offer

Receiving a job offer is supposed to be the highest point of your transition - the culmination of all your hard work. And yet, you may find yourself in a position where you have to turn down a role.

Career development
Tips for Negotiating a Permanent Work-From-Home ArrangementHow to negotiate a work-from-home arrangement

Many workers have not only adjusted to the WFH lifestyle - they’ve grown to love it. A recent Prudential survey of 2,050 U.S. workers found that 68% of current home-based employees would like to continue doing so in the future - at least part-time.

Career development
Finding Your Transferable SkillsHow to identify your transferable skills

One of the most common concerns of people facing career transitions is the fear that they lack the necessary skills for their desired career. Many people tend to think of their abilities as one-sided, only applicable to the type of work they’ve always done. And that makes sense - they’ve never seen their skills applied in any other way.

Career development
Starting Off With Freelancing/Contract WorkHow to start freelancing or contract work

Instead of hiring full-time employees, many companies are looking for freelancers or contractors for short projects or tasks. Maybe you’ve noticed more and more listings for “freelance” or “contract” positions.

Career development
Applying For Federal Jobs - The Step-By-Step GuideApplying for federal jobs - the step-by-step guide

As the private sector struggles with closures and staggered re-openings during the pandemic, many Americans are focusing their career transition into government and public service - particularly jobs at the federal level.

Career development
10 Platforms to Start Online LearningThe top 10 online learning platforms

Whether you’re making a career change, need to update your skills, or just looking to fill some downtime, it’s always good to learn something new. And with a surplus of online tools and e-learning platforms in the world, it’s never been easier to dive into a new topic or skill.

Career development
Tips for Achieving Your 2021 GoalsTips to achieve your new year goals

As the new year starts, many people set new goals for themselves.

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Pay & salary
Negotiation - Getting In The Right MindsetHow to negotiate salary

When you have a job offer in your hand after working so hard, it's easy to want to sign right away and get to work - even if the offer isn’t everything you’ve dreamed of.

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Interviewing
Interview Questions You'll Hear in 2021Questions you'll hear in your next job interview

The events of the past year have changed everything about the way we work - from how we communicate with each other to the clothes we wear to get things done. So of course, hiring managers have had to change their questions.

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Interviewing
Standing Out In A Virtual InterviewStanding out from the crowd - in a bad way

A virtual interview gives you plenty of opportunities to leave a good and a bad impression on your interviewer.