Interviews can go lots of different ways. Sometimes, they’re real horror shows, and you can’t get out of there soon enough. Occasionally, though, the stars will align, and you’ll fall in love with the company, the culture, the atmosphere, and the compensation, and you’ll decide you really want the gig. What do you do?
There are plenty of interview questions that are tough to answer. That’s kind of the point of interview questions, as potential employers want to know how well you’ve prepared and how effectively you can think on your feet. But one always tends to throw people for a loop: Why are you leaving your last job?
There are few things worse than having a job you despise. After all, most of us see our coworkers more than we see our friends and families, and if waking up every morning brings the promise of eight (or more) hours at the last place on earth you want to be, life can turn pretty crummy pretty quick. The more you complain, the more people...
Searching for work is always tough, but it’s easier if you know the right places to look. Online job boards are a great source, but as Nerdwallet writer Brianna McGurran says in “Break Into the ‘Hidden’ Job Market’ in 5 Steps” — a handy how-to recently posted on USA Today’s College website — they’re not the only took that could land you meaningful employment.
While America’s economic recovery has continued throughout 2015, the good news hasn’t been equally good for everyone.
Everyone wants to be seen as a team player — someone who pitches in when others need help and accepts new assignments when they come down the pike. “Yes” just sounds better than “no,” but sometimes, an offer comes along that’s not worth signing up for.
Not everyone has the luck or luxury of being sought out by recruiters who specialize in finding candidates for jobs and prepping them for interviews. Most of us have to go it alone, apply for positions ourselves, and hope for the best.
Did you know that work stress is one of the leading causes of emotional, mental, and physical illness?
Nowadays, it seems no one stays at a job very long, and data shows that millennials are especially prone to hop around until they find what they like.
You hear a lot of talk these days about work-life balance, or the extent to which a job lets you do satisfying work while maintaining some semblance of a normal human existence during your downtime. According to the career site Glassdoor, statistics tracking work-life satisfaction have been dropping in recent years, and today’s culture of constant connectivity has led many people to feel like they’re...