Career Advice

Should You Quit? 5 Signs You Should Leave Your Job

Knowing when to quit your job can be a struggle. Consider these 5 signs that it’s time to find a new job.  You Dread Going to Work  Everyone suffers from workplace burnout from time-to-time, but if you’ve been struggling with on-going low spirits and depression caused by workplace dissatisfaction, it’s time to move on. Prioritize…

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Why You Should Continue to Job Hunt During the Holidays

You may be tempted to take the Holiday season off from your job hunt. After all, with parties and days off – hiring doesn’t happen in December, right? Wrong. Here’s why you should continue your search. Yes, Companies Are Hiring  Job hunters often assume companies delay the hiring process until after the Holiday season, but…

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4 Must-Read Career Books of 2019

Need a little help with your job hunt or career? Get advice from the (best-selling) pros. These four best-selling career books have topped the charts for their practical, insightful and sometimes unconventional advice. What Color is Your Parachute?  By Richard N. Bolles Richard Bolles offers practical job-hunting advice for all career levels in this best-selling…

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10 Tips to Ace Your Phone Interview

Have a phone interview coming up? Try these 10 tips!  Take it Seriously  While phone interviews can seem like less pressure, you should still take them just as seriously as in-person interviews. The method may be different, but the intended outcome is the same — to land that perfect new job.  Be Prepared In the…

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How to Self-Promote: 3 Easy Steps

Working hard, but still not getting ahead? Stop letting your results speak for themselves. You need to learn how to self-promote.  Are you cringing already?  Self-promotion doesn’t come naturally to everyone. It can feel boastful and arrogant, especially since modesty is often conflated with being a ‘nice person’. But let’s stop that way of thinking…

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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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