Employment News

6 entry level jobs that will allow you to work remote

Getting to work from home used to be a luxury afforded to only certain workers in certain fields, but technology has made it possible for a wide variety of people to clock in from the comfort of the desks in their very own living rooms. In fact, according to a recent Gallup poll, 43% of ...

The ins and outs of severance pay

For most of us, our professional lives are filled with a series of highs and lows that mark the journey along our individual career paths—highs that include praise for good performance, promotions and new work responsibilities, salary increases, and new challenges, as well as lows that ...

Here’s why you should start your job search this summer

There are plenty of things in life that we reserve for summers—going to the beach, swimming, and backyard BBQs are just a few. But what about job searching? If you’re in-between jobs or are thinking about a career change, you may be wondering when is the best time of year to plan your job ...

How to answer, “Why do you want to work here?”

Sometimes the most obvious interview questions are the toughest. You prep and prep for the job of your dreams and do all the right things—meticulously tailor your resume and cover letter, carefully follow the steps involved in the application process, wait patiently for a response and, if ...

How to use action verbs to make your resume stand out

Take a look at your resume. What words jump out at you? If you’re like most people, phrases like “was responsible for” or “worked on” are probably in there somewhere. And those phrases are totally…fine. But if you want to make your resume stand out from the rest of the people who ...

How to seamlessly transfer your skills from one industry to another

For most of us, our career paths don’t go in a single straight line. Instead, there are plenty of twists and turns along the way—some expected and others surprising and unplanned—as we develop, grow, and change over time. Sometimes a change in jobs also means a change in industries, ...

Why you should keep your networking circle small

When it comes to your professional network, the more the merrier, right? After all, more people = more chances for connection, word-of-mouth opportunities, etc. Sounds great in theory, but in reality, it might surprise you to learn that experts are recommending that you scale back your ...

The top 5 benefits of recruitment marketing

After a decade of economic uncertainty and high unemployment, job seekers are finding themselves in a favorable job market. As such, recruiting top talent is going to be much harder than it was in 2008. Recruitment and talent acquisition will become a lot more competitive, so positioning your ...

Optimize your job listings for Google searches

By now, you’re probably pretty familiar with terms like “search engine optimization” (SEO), and have been working toward getting the most keyword bang for your buck in your organization’s job posts. As a rule, Google has made us all think more about how to get what we want out of a ...

6 recruitment marketing tactics to attract top talent

Recruitment marketing is a broad-based strategy that combines employer branding and time-tested marketing strategies with social media and technology to attract top talent to organizations. Often this type of marketing falls under the umbrella of the talent acquisition team—not simply to ...

Pros and cons to being friends with your boss

In a perfect world, since you spend such a large chunk of your life at work, you’d be friends with all of your colleagues. But when it comes to your manager, lines can be difficult to define. No matter how well you get along and how chill your office is, becoming besties with your boss ...

6 signs your job is ruining your mental health

First and foremost, most of us go to work to make money. Ideally, on top of that, you like what you do. On top of that, there may even be social benefits to going to work every day if you also enjoy being around your co-workers. If your job checks all of those boxes, great! If it even checks ...

How to be a great manager, according to Facebook

Tons of managers are fine and get the job done, but merely “okay” doesn’t inspire people to do great things. If you’re a manager, are you putting your all into your job, making sure that your direct reports are blossoming under your direction? In an interview with Glassdoor on February ...

How to effectively communicate with your boss

Anyone who’s ever been employed and has had to answer to a boss—whether you have one destined for the great boss hall of fame or one who’s the devil incarnate—has come to learn that the key to having an effective working relationship is communication. Developing and maintaining an ...

The best ways to beat work procrastination

Are you such a compulsive procrastinator that you’ve even found a way to put off figuring out how to overcome procrastinating? If things have gotten that bad, it’s likely time to make a positive change in your life. The effects of procrastination on your life can be far-reaching and extreme ...

How to find your first job out of college 

If you’ve recently graduated college then congratulations are in order—you’ve reached a significant life milestone and should be proud of your accomplishment! That said, just because you’ve achieved this goal doesn’t mean your work is done. For many people, graduating from college is ...

8 customer service tips every retail employee should have

Dealing with sometimes demanding, sometimes ornery, sometimes outright hostile customers may be the biggest challenge any retail employee must face. Retail places all employees in a veritable public relations position because the way employees handle customers reflects on the business as a ...

When it’s okay to say no to a promotion

We all know that promotions are wonderful and momentous occasions on our individual career journeys—but are they always the right move for us? The answer might not be as clear cut as you think. Sure, promotions typically come with new challenges and opportunities (and usually more prestige ...

6 signs you have what it takes to be a recruiter

One of the keys to running a successful business is staffing it with a team of superhero employees. That vital process often begins with a recruiter. Finding and securing the best-of-the-best is a recruiter’s job, one that requires some specific skills and personality traits. If you’re ...