Avoid These 5 Mistakes and Ace Your Next Interview

As a job seeker, it’s hard to imagine anything more stressful than an interview. You can do your homework about the hiring company and feel good about your skills. But get into a room (or onto a video conference) with an HR manager who has power over your professional future, and the nerves will take over. Which is where mistakes can be made.   Unfortunately,… Read more »

Master These 6 Workplace Traits of Successful People

Ever wonder why some people are more successful in their jobs than others?   Hard work and overall intelligence are obviously important pieces of the puzzle, but that’s clearly not all it takes.   Successful people maintain methods that make them get more out of their time and hit top performance goals. Here are 6 habits of people who are highly successful at… Read more »

Avoid These 5 Mistakes and Ace Your Next Interview

As a job seeker, it’s hard to imagine anything more stressful than an interview. You can do your homework about the hiring company and feel good about your skills. But get into a room (or onto a video conference) with an HR manager who has power over your professional future, and the nerves will take over. Which is where mistakes can be made.   Unfortunately,… Read more »

7 Ways to Achieve a Healthier Work-Life Balance

Work-life balance is an important aspect of a positive work environment. Maintaining work-life balance helps reduce stress and can prevent burnout in the workplace.  For many workers chronic stress is one of the most common health issues. The coupling of increased workloads with technology that keeps us constantly connected to our jobs finds an increasing number of workers feeling overwhelmed, discouraged, and drained. … Read more »

Importance of Highlighting Bilingual Skills on Your Resume

As a job seeker, having bilingual skills – along with the talents you possess that match your dream job’s requirements – can put you ahead of the competition. There are different ways a candidate can feature their bilingual skills on their resume to grab the attention of hiring managers – here are a few tips to help you stand out and get hired.   1. Revisit your resume  A well-written resume should be tailored… Read more »

4 Ways to Improve the Relationship with Your Boss

As an employee, we’ve all experienced it. The boss who just doesn’t seem to be on the same page as you. Who doesn’t assign you to the high-level projects. Or doesn’t hand out a “great job” when you’ve completed a successful project.    Whether you’re an experienced professional, or just starting out in your career, having a manager who doesn’t seem to… Read more »

Working from Home During the Coronavirus

In response to the coronavirus outbreak, many employees are now working remotely. Sounds easy enough – but if you’ve never worked from home, staying focused and productive can be a challenge. Especially if you have a spouse or kids in the house.  The fact is, working from a home office can actually increase performance, business continuity, and even achieve greater work-life balance. Here are 5 examples to follow—whether you’re a first-timer or a seasoned remote… Read more »

5 Steps to Becoming an Indispensable Employee

Job security is a serious concern for many employees in today’s workforce. With positions being outsourced, cut, or revamped, it’s important to be looked upon as a valuable worker or team member. Many employees feel that they work hard and do a good job. But while hard work is certainly admirable, it’s only one part… Read more »

Didn’t Get That Raise? Here’s What to Do

Don’t count your chickens before their hatched is an old saying. But when it comes to getting a raise in today’s bottom line-oriented corporate environment, it still holds true for many full-time workers. A recent workforce survey showed that 33% of workers were provided with no rationale for why their employer denied them a raise.… Read more »

Do You Love Your Job? Tell-Tale Signs You May Want to Move On

To leave or not to leave? That is the question. Even if you’ve enjoyed the time spent working at your current company, all good things must come to an end. But how do you know if you’re ready to think about a job change and not just having a cranky day? As a potential jobseeker,… Read more »