Should You Seek a New Position or a Raise?

When you’re trying to secure your financial future by increasing your salary, you typically have two options. First, you can seek out a raise at your current company to boost your earnings. Second, you can find a new job opportunity that comes with higher pay. Both approaches have unique benefits and drawbacks. If you’re trying… Read more »

3 Ways to Stay Motivated at Work Each and Every Day

Staying motivated at work is tricky at times, regardless of the time of year. However, the holiday season is often one of the most challenging when it comes to maintaining motivation. Often, the holiday season is hectic. Shopping, gatherings, travel, school breaks, end-of-year tasks, and more can make it hard to remain focused. Fortunately, staying… Read more »

Tip or Treat: Don’t Scare Away Employees with These Management Styles

As the saying goes, employees don’t leave jobs; they leave managers. If your company embraces management styles that candidates and workers find distasteful, recruitment issues and retention trouble are almost guaranteed at your company. Fortunately, by steering clear of management styles that employees dislike, you can keep turnover low. Here’s a look at the management… Read more »

Are You Careful About What You Post on Social Media? You Should Be & Here’s Why

Most candidates know that having a professional presence on social media works in their favor when they’re seeking out opportunities. However, exercising caution when posting online is more critical today than in years past. Along with hiring managers increasingly vetting candidates’ social media presence, posts are being scrutinized more often during security background investigations. Security… Read more »

5 Questions to Ask Your Potential Employer During a Job Interview

Usually, the last question candidates face when interviewing for an open position is, “Do you have any questions for me?” While it may seem like saying “no” is a smart move, effectively demonstrating that you paid attention and feel well-informed, it isn’t the best choice. Instead, by asking intelligent questions, you come across as more… Read more »

4 Signs You’re in the Wrong Job

Many issues on the job do resolve with time. However, not all of them do. As a result, many professionals end up spending far too long in positions that are legitimately a poor fit. While it may seem like remaining in the wrong job isn’t overly damaging, that isn’t typically the case. Job dissatisfaction can… Read more »

How Can You Make the Most of Your Workday Commute?

Many professionals believe that avoiding commutes and working from home is essential in a post-pandemic landscape. However, as more companies welcome employees back to a traditional workplace, remaining open-minded about a commute can be beneficial to your career, allowing you to explore an increasing number of opportunities. Plus, your workday commute can be an opportunity.… Read more »

Tips for Looking for a Job in a Different State

For many people preparing to relocate to a new state, finding a job at their destination is an essential part of the equation. At times, the move can’t happen until they officially have a job lined up, which makes a lengthy job search unappealing. The biggest issue is that landing a position in an area… Read more »

How to Write the Perfect Application Follow-Up Email

When you find the perfect job, it’s exciting. You spend time updating the content of your resume, ensuring it perfectly targets the role. Then, you craft a carefully worded cover letter, highlighting your expertise and enthusiasm regarding the opportunity. After that, you wait, hoping for a response. If you don’t get one, you may wonder… Read more »