Career Advice

Do You Have to Give Two Weeks Notice?

Sometimes you find the perfect job only to be told they need you to start asap – as in, tomorrow! What do you do if you’re already employed? Do you have to give your current employer two weeks’ notice?  Well, the short answer is no. According to Drew Lunt at Employment Law Handbook, there are…

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3 Reasons Why You Should Set Goals

Nothing worth having comes easy — or without preparation. That’s why it’s important in life to set goals Creating achievable goals not only propels you forward but helps you track your success along the way. Here are 3 more reasons to set professional and personal goals.  Switch From Passive to Active  It’s easy to go…

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How to (Politely) Decline A Job Offer

Sometimes, between applying for a job and getting the offer, you decide a role is not for you. For whatever reason, you now find yourself in the uncomfortable role of declining a job offer. Here are some tips to help you say ‘No thanks’ with grace.  Don’t Stress. It Happens.  While declining a job offer…

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3 Quick Tips for the Perfect Second Interview

Congratulations! You’ve made it to the second round in the interview process. If you’ve made it this far, you’ve passed their basic compatibility requirements and now its time to shine.  Prepare for the Format Second interviews can sometimes take several hours and can often include multiple heads of departments, so make sure you inquire about…

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Late for an Interview? Here’s What To Do!

Let’s face it – being late to an interview is not an ideal situation. In fact, it can negatively impact your chances of getting the job according to 93% of hiring managers (Simply Hired). Arriving on-time is such an important part of the interview process that career writers often suggest job seekers conduct a travel…

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Interview Tips: Show That You Want the Job

You’re sitting in an interview for a job you want… really, really want. How can you showcase your eagerness to land this role without appearing desperate for any old job? Follow these tips! Express Yourself Clearly A common interview question, “Why do you want this job?”, is a perfect opportunity to showcase your eagerness for…

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8 Crazy Interview Questions

Let’s face it – in today’s age, there’s little reason for any candidate to walk into an interview unprepared. The internet is filled with countless articles detailing the best answers to common interview questions (like this one, this one, and this one). While no two candidates’ responses will ever be the same, typical interview questions…

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How to Answer: “Why Do You Want This Job?”

This popular interview question may seem intimidating at first, but crafting an effective answer really comes down to three main points: 1) illustrating what you like about the company, 2) tying your skills to the job, and 3) explaining how the role fits with your career goals. While simple, crafting the right answer to this…

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3 Tips to Stay Calm Before A Job Interview

Does the idea of interviewing for a new position fill you with anxiety? Whether it’s being put on the spot, meeting new people, or the high stakes nature of blowing a big opportunity, job interviews can make a nervous wreck out of most people. To make matters worse, stress causes your body to release hormones…

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