8 Bizarre Facts About the Workplace

“Work” as a concept is a fairly modern development. Do you know these facts about work?   Bizarre Facts About the Workplace Leonardo Da Vinci has been credited with writing the first resume According to this article by Fast Company, Fridays are the least common sick day And Monday is the most common sick day… Read more »

All You Need To Know About Phone Interviews

Phone interviews are often the first step in the interview process! Here’s how to prepare for your phone interview: Why a Phone Interview? Why Phone Interviews Matter Most Phone Interviews are Short Phone Interviews vs. In-Person Interviews Can I Be Hired Off of a Phone Interview? How to Prepare For Your Phone Interview During Your… Read more »

How to Write the Best Resume Objective

How to Write the Best Resume Objective

Writing a resume objective or a resume summary often can feel like the most difficult part of writing a resume. How do you know the difference and when should you use which one? What goes into writing one? We’re going to break down their definitions, when to use what, and how you can make the… Read more »

Transferable Skills- What Are They and Do You Have Them?

Transferable Skills- What You Take With You These are the skills you acquired during your education, internships, or past experiences that you will be able to use in your future work positions. Common examples include communication skills, problem-solving, or self-control. Skills You May Already Have When changing jobs, it can be hard to see what… Read more »

How to Get an Excellent LinkedIn Reference

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Getting a LinkedIn reference can make a difference when you’re using LinkedIn to apply to something new. The trouble is that no one just automatically gives a LinkedIn reference, so you’re going to have to ask for it. Why Do You Want a Reference? Not all recommendations serve the same purpose. Are you looking for… Read more »

6 Easy Tips to be Productive When You Aren’t Motivated

No matter what you’re doing, it can be hard to get motivated to do something. Whether it’s returning to work or tackling a project at home, sometimes it can be hard to get going. That’s why we made this list of how you can get going, even when you really don’t feel like it.  We’ve… Read more »

6 Steps to Take Control of Your Career

Taking control of your career requires something more out of you. If what you’re doing isn’t enough, then it’s time to see what works, what doesn’t, and know what direction you’re going. 1. Make a Plan If you don’t know where you’re going, then it’s not under your control. Some people will want to make… Read more »

Business Casual Dress Code Breakdown

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“Business casual” is the newest dress code. It’s the most common company dress code, but it still sounds like a misnomer. How can anything be both “business” AND “casual”? Is this professional or relaxed? A party in the back and business in the front didn’t work as a hairstyle, so why is this even a… Read more »

Decode the Tech Industry’s Casual Dress Code

Decode the Tech Industry’s Casual Dress Code

    We’ve seen and heard about Silicon Valley’s casual hoodies, the jeans, the snowboards, and seen the ripple effect as first tech companies, then all start-ups, and now nearly every company brags about a “casual dress code”. If you’ve never worked in one before, it sounds heavenly. Just throw on what you wore this weekend,… Read more »

5 Ways to Excel at Work To Get Promoted

Are you looking to get a promotion? Here’s how you can get ahead and get promoted by really getting on board with what your company – and your boss – are looking to improve. Here’s what companies and their managers pay attention to: Show Initiative Doing the bare minimum never gets noticed in a good… Read more »