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Are You Bringing The Right Documents To Job Interviews? Find Out

Imagine this… you arrive to your interview confident and excited. You sit across from the hiring manager and he or she says, “Oh, I don’t have a copy of your résumé. Do you have an extra one with you?” Only to realize, you didn’t bring any. ...




How to Explain Being Fired From a Job During an Interview

Don’t get burned during your first interview after getting fired.
 
Your first job interview after being fired can be intimidating. You probably think you have no chance at getting the job. Who wants to hire someone that has just been canned? You are probably nervous about how to answer when the recruiter asks about it. ...




Recruiters take diversity to next level

We've come a long way since the days of Rosie the Riveter, but some experts believe the American workplace has room for improvement. Even today, some workplaces consider variances in race and gender as diversity. But there's more to a diverse company than the color of employees' skin. ...




Be in Charge! Top Jobs for People Who Hate Having a Boss

Being your own boss doesn’t have to be some faraway dream. There are many jobs that are perfect for people who don’t like answering to a boss. With the right skills and training, you can work for yourself in one of these positions.
 
Freelance Journalist
 
You can set yourself apart from the mainstream media by becoming a freelance journalist. ...




10 Tips For Working From Home

It’s Labor Day, and while many U.S. workers are relishing the extra day off, I’m working.
But I’m not complaining. I’m perched in a comfy chair on the porch of a simple cottage overlooking a shimmering pond, a herd of horses, and the hazy-blue-toned Shenandoah Mountains in the distance. ...




4 Steps to Help You Decide Whether or Not a Career Change Is the Right Choice

You may find yourself wondering if you should change careers or stay in your current job. The decision of whether to apply for a new position shouldn’t be taken lightly. There are many factors that you’ll need to consider to know if you’re making the best choice. ...




11 Tips to Survive Working From Home During Summer Break

If you work from home like I do, you know that having your children home for the summer means that there is zero chance of getting even small projects done in one sitting. Working from home with children underfoot is akin to running into a brick wall: There will be tears, often yours, occasional cursing, and a general feeling of failure. ...




How Do I Make A Career Change After 15 Years In The Same Job?

In a world where job hopping is the norm, how to make a move when you’ve stayed in one job your entire career?
We all know that the days of working for one company for your entire career are long gone–it’s almost expected that, especially early in your career, you’ll job hop every few years. ...




Fight Together: Why You Should Consider Joining a Union

If you’re ever seriously thought about joining a labor union, then you’re in good company. Workers all around the United States hear about the advantages of union membership all of the time. Joining a union can be a good idea for workers who want to make positive differences. ...




4 Common Office Design Mistakes to Avoid

Office design plays an important role in employee productivity and a brand's image. Most business owners don’t invest enough time or money into their office's design. However, office design plays an important role in employee productivity in addition to a brand's image. ...