One of the toughest parts of a work environment is learning how to get along with varying personality types: bad communicators, troublemakers, and negative nellies. Not getting along with all of your co-workers? Here are ways to release the tension and connect with co-workers who drive you crazy. Related: 5 Tips For Dealing With Difficult Co-Workers
Networking is a rite of passage for career professionals, whether employed or unemployed. One of the key things to networking is that it can widen your social capabilities, connect you with prospective clients or future employers, and can lead you to your next opportunities without even realizing it at the time! One of the most important things about networking is being prepared with ideas, topics, and even the right resources.
Interviewing is one of the most stressful aspects of the job process. Waiting for a response for an interview from employers can take weeks. Not knowing how many others are interviewing for the same position as you can create even more stress. Related: 5 Interview Hacks That Will Give You An Edge (No Confidence Required) Whether you are planning your job search now or preparing for your first interview ever, these hacks will help your chances of landing that dream job.
Graduating college and starting to apply for your first full-time job can be scary. Perhaps you are worried about lack of experience, or what your first full-time job will be like on day one. Here are some tips that will give you a boost of confidence for your first interview: Related: 4 Things You Can’t Forget To Do Before Your Interview
There are a lot of things that job seekers add on their resume when they don't need them. In some cases, these things actually hurt job seekers’ chances of landing the job. If you're asking yourself, do I need these things on my resume? Take a look at the things job seekers should and should not include on their resume. Related: 6 Careless Mistakes To Avoid On The Resume
That awkward moment in a conversation when someone says, “What do you do?” can feel almost as painful as the day when you lost your job. Related: 5 Things You Should Be Doing If You're Unemployed However, it is not necessary to bend your head in dismay and unload your negative job talk on a listener. Instead, there are many ways to handle this question (and avoid feeling down on yourself) at networking events and in everyday conversation. Here are some helpful ideas and tips to reassure your comfort and confidence when the question is pose to you:
Summer is here, but that doesn't mean you should put your job search on hold! Here are some ways you can keep your search going during the summer months. Related: 6 Tips For Kick-Starting Your Career This Summer