Notebooks: check. Pencils: check. Backpack: check. Yep, it’s “back to school” time! For many children, it’s an exciting time of making friends and learning new things. As we grow older, many adults lose this sense of youth and enthusiasm for the back-to-work-day… but you don’t have to! Approach work passionately and feel enthused at your job using the following “back to work” tips. Continue reading
Hiring managers receive about 250 applications per job, and they spend only around six seconds looking at each one. If you want to stand out, you have a limited time to do so. Learn how with our Resume and Cover Letter guide! Continue reading
Meetings are valuable because they encourage communication, providing a place for team members to get a say. However, when attendees don’t get this chance, they might walk away feeling like the meeting was a waste. Unfortunately, certain scenarios can make people uncomfortable speaking up. Continue reading
Do you shudder at the thought of writing a cover letter? You’re not alone.
Cover letters are the perfect opportunity to show that you’re likeable, smart, and driven—but if you’re not a writer the whole thing can seem like a nerve-racking complication. After all, if you’re applying for an IT position, you never claimed to be able to write. Continue reading
It might be flattering to know that your boss wants you to stick around. However, if you’re ready to leave a company and your boss is trying to convince you to stay, the situation can quickly grow uncomfortable. Here are all the things employers will say to get you to stay and why you shouldn’t listen to any of them. Continue reading
Jeff Bezos, CEO of Amazon, has a curious rule for meetings. He doesn’t plan any meetings in which two pizzas aren’t enough to feed everyone (Inc). Despite the company’s gargantuan size (it counted on more than half a million employees in 2017), Bezos sticks steadfastly to his two-pizza rule. Continue reading
So, what exactly is an informational interview? Imagine a job interview where, instead of pursuing a job, you’re just seeking career advice.
You can request an informational interview when you want to know more about someone’s job, company, or industry. It’ll give you a chance to pick someone’s brain for career advice, providing you insight into what it takes to reach your goals. Continue reading