No matter what industry you work in, or at what level, there are certain soft skills that employers want to see.
Whether you’re doing pre-interview research or you’ve already received a job offer and are deciding whether or not to accept it, the research phase of your job search is perhaps the most critical from a job seeker's perspective.
How will you ensure that you aren’t overqualified for your next position?
Here are some of the top questions you should consider asking during an interview regarding COVID-19.
Have you ever had a great idea shot down by a “Know-it-all” at work? Maybe they didn’t even give you the chance to fully explain your thoughts or position. Here are some ways to deal with a Know-it-all in the workplace.
Is your dream job with a large organization or a small company? It’s common for life sciences professionals to have a preference one way or the other when considering employment opportunities.
If you’re struggling to figure out how, exactly, to back up your accomplishments with facts, think about your impact, and then ask yourself some of these questions.
If you’ve never worked from home or had a flexible schedule, how do you portray to a recruiter or hiring manager that you have what it takes to be productive outside of the traditional office?
While you don’t want to be the person that survived mass layoffs only to turn around and ask for a salary bump for reasons you can probably guess, you also don’t want to be severely underpaid or underappreciated.
Writing a cover letter is, for most people, one of the most dreaded parts of the entire job search. People usually have fairly strong feelings around writing -- they either love it or they hate it with a passion so strong that even the thought of putting “pen to paper” sends them into a panic.
What factors do you think affect burnout? Do you think some industries are more prone to burnout than others?
There are several common misconceptions around chronic procrastinators: they simply don’t care about their work; they are lazy or distracted; they are selfish and don’t value other people’s times or deadlines.
The concept of company culture is a hot topic in the workplace now. Here are some tips to help you be more likable during an interview.
Many people stepping into middle age feel that they’re too old to make a career change, but we live in times when an average person changes up to 12 jobs in a lifetime.
In the workplace, it’s possible to have too much of a good thing. There is a delicate balance between having a positive mindset and being overly optimistic.
If you’ve been furloughed, it’s normal to feel some apprehension, fear and/or doubt about your employment. These are four ways to stay productive if you’ve been furloughed.
Don’t forget that you’re also interviewing the company, the team and the manager that you’d be working for, should you be offered the position and accept.
Finding common ground and making small talk are both skills that help you build that rapport with someone.
Once you do land your next job interview, you’ll want to address your layoff in the right way. Here’s how.
It’s one of the biggest sources of anxiety when you’re on the job market: being faced with tough interview questions that you aren’t quite sure how to answer.