The best thing you can do to help you get a new job is to make yourself indispensable at your current position. It doesn't matter if you have a full-time job now. Whether you're employed in a traditional position, serving as a temporary worker or even volunteering while seeking your next full-time gig, keep the... Read More »
By Ben Drake
Let me let you in on a little secret: Everything you do is judged by the people around you.
Unfortunately, people tend to judge only what they choose to see. For example, if you're late to work, the automatic judgement might be that it's because you're irresponsible and can't manage your time.... Read More »
By Kelly Gurnett
You've really done it this time.
You blew the deadline on THE big project. You sent an email to the wrong person (the absolute worst person, actually) thanks to address auto-fill. You messed up the numbers on the end-of-year spreadsheet that goes directly to corporate.
If you've ever made... Read More »
By Donna Fuscaldo
Everybody knows that showing up on time, being a team player and working hard are keys to advancing a career to become an invaluable employee, but there are some not-so-obvious career killers that can work against you.
In today's feeble labor market, employees should steer clear of these... Read More »
By Skip Freeman
You are employed. You are extremely busy. In fact, you are harried, frazzled and often any semblance of a good work-life balance seems a very distant, almost quaint memory.
Additionally, you have seen your colleagues downsized. You have either gone without pay raises or the ones you have... Read More »