Career development
How can you ask for a letter of recommendationHow can you ask for a letter of recommendation

This blog covers how to ask for a Letter of Recommendation and offers a deep dive into the process, contents, and timeline associated with making such a request.

Interviewing
Get on the board you want: How can you ace your board interview?Get on the board you want: How can you ace your board interview?

Congratulations on getting that big interview for the board position! So, are you prepared? Know what it takes to impress the board? We’ll tell you what it takes and how to prepare for your board interview.

Interviewing
How can you prepare for a second interview?How can you prepare for a second interview?

With the guidelines listed in this article, second-stage interviewees can anticipate challenging new interview questions, refine their existing interview strategy, and maximize their chances of landing their sought-after job.

Career development
Your guide to building a career portfolio Your guide to building a career portfolio

Besides resumes and cover letters, job-seekers can get a lot out of a career portfolio that acts as proof of their skills and accomplishments. The contents of a career portfolio can vary depending on how technical or creative someone’s previous jobs were, but most portfolios will benefit from the design and formatting principles listed in this article.

Resume & CV's
How to write a killer career change cover letterHow to write a killer career change cover letter

Deciding to change your career can be the most liberating feeling. And it can be quickly followed by the intimidating realization that you now have to market yourself for an industry that you have no experience in. Not to worry! People make this leap of faith all the time. Learn about the art of the career change cover letter, and how you can use it to your advantage to show a recruiter that you are deserving of a chance.

Interviewing
Be prepared for the question: What are your career aspirations?Be prepared for the question: What are your career aspirations?

What do you aspire to be? What is your Everest in terms of reaching the pinnacle of your career? How can you impress a hiring manager with your long-term career goals? Follow our step-by-step guide to defining your career aspirations.

Finding a job
How to follow up on a pending job offer correctly How to follow up on a pending job offer correctly

When waiting for a business to deliver a formal job offer, you can send them tactful, thoughtful follow-up messages using these guidelines. As with most forms of job correspondence, helpfulness, courtesy, and genuine expressions of gratitude are key.

Career development
You can still do it: Make a career change at 50!You can still do it: Make a career change at 50!

Yes, you can start a new career at age 50 and have the confidence you are making the right move. It just takes some sound planning.

Pay & salary
Be prepared! How can you answer a question about salary expectations? Be prepared! How can you answer a question about salary expectations?

Discussing salary with a recruiter can be scary! You have to walk a fine line between self-advocacy and gratitude. But it’s worth putting yourself out there. You have the power to get a salary that represents your value, and we’re here to show you how.

Resume & CV's
Enter the job search market with an updated resume using these tips and tricks!Enter the job search market with an updated resume using these tips and tricks!

Entering the job market at any point can be daunting, especially when you have to update your resume that’s been gathering dust. Thankfully, there are effective ways to get your resume “ready for prime time” so you can get back on the interview circuit with confidence in your resume–and yourself.

Career development
How to set and achieve your long-term career goalsHow to set and achieve your long-term career goals

Know what long-term goals you can set and achieve in your particular career using the S.M.A.R.T. method.

Networking
The benefits of networking and how it can help your careerThe benefits of networking and how it can help your career

Not making networking part of your career strategy is a missed opportunity that could cost you growth paths you’ve not even considered.