Career advice

Finding a Job

New study reveals the skills and attributes employers value most in new hires

A new survey of hundreds of employers reveals the skills and attributes companies are most looking for in new hires.

Candidate complaints: The biggest mistakes employers make when trying to hire

A new survey reveals the recruitment practices that many companies employ that hurt their employer brand and drive candidates away.

What's behind the current rise in 'ghost jobs,' and how can you avoid them?

Why do some jobs just seem to stay online indefinitely while candidates never receive a response to their applications? They may be ghost jobs.


The right way to answer the "Tell me about yourself" question in a job interview

The very first question in most job interviews is likely to be, "So, tell me about yourself?" Here is how to answer it like a boss.

An inconvenient job search: How to interview for a new job when life gets in the way

Here are three common scenarios that confound jobseekers: scheduling interviews around your full-time job, interviewing when ill or when you have vacation plans.

How to answer 'What are your salary expectations?' in a job interview

Salary negotiations begin during the job interview when the employer asks you what your salary expectations are. Here's how you answer the question.

Resumes and Cover Letters

Updating your resume to succeed in the post-COVID job market

COVID-19 has reshaped the job market and updating your resume & skills are crucial steps to your post-pandemic job search.

How to list your job descriptions in your resume (with examples)

For most people, the bulk of the content of your resume will be your work history. Here is how to describe your past work to impress future employers.

Resume tips that impress hiring managers

You want to stand out from the competition when applying for jobs. Try these resume tips to impress hiring managers.

Career Development

The hot career path of the future? Content producers and the new creator economy

Content producers are developing enviable career paths by building online audiences and practicing many of the most sought-after skills right now.

Is freelancing the right career option for you?

Freelancers are self-employed workers who are paid for the work they deliver to clients. This lifestyle comes with numerous advantages and a few drawbacks to be aware of.

What makes a good work environment and how to spot one

A good work environment is one where employees are happy and productive. What makes a good work environment and how do you spot one when job hunting?


New research indicates a growing gap between young workers' expectations and workplace demands

New research has shown that there is a growing mismatch between what employers are offering and what the young talent they want to hire might be expecting.

Is 'quiet quitting' a viable career strategy? Here's what you need to know

What is the current trend of 'quiet quitting' and what impact can this strategy have on your career prospects?

Warning signs that you could be about to lose your job

Here are some indicators to watch at work for that cuts could be on the way and your employment situation might be at risk.

Salary and Benefits

New report reveals the essential salary and benefits trends to watch for in 2023

According to a new employer survey, most workers can expect to see their paychecks growing next year. Here are some salary predictions for 2023.

The Pros and Cons of Salary Transparency in the Workplace

Some Human Resources experts believe that salary transparency poisons the workplace atmosphere, while others feel that sharing wage information leads to greater equity.

Is taking a sabbatical leave from work an option for you?

A sabbatical is a kind of time off some companies include in their policies and perks as recruitment and retention strategies for attracting workers.

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