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Is your job paying you market wages?

In your career, you are always your own best advocate when it comes to promotions, professional development, and salary. It’s so important to be aware of the value you bring to your role, as well as the market value for your position and your experience. When you go into a negotiation for a ...

How to cope with a crowded job market

In a perfect world, the notion of being involuntarily “in-between jobs” wouldn’t exist. We’d all have our ideal dream jobs with the exact salaries, benefits, and responsibilities we wanted—and nothing would ever go wrong to threaten our positions throughout our professional ...

What are former employers allowed to say about you?

There’s a common question that pops up whenever we decide to move on to newer and hopefully greener career pastures and leave a job in search of new opportunities: What exactly is my former employer allowed to say and share about me now that I’m gone? It’s a valid question, and one ...

How to negotiate a higher salary this year

The work world is full of tricky and challenging situations, and it’s often up to us to rise and meet each obstacle and challenge head-on—which helps us learn valuable lessons and evolve and grow as professionals as we journey across our career paths. For many of us, the topic of salary ...

The top 5 summer jobs of 2019

When you think “summer,” you probably think of the long days and warm nights willed with outdoor fun—vacations, beach, campfires with s’ mores. Sure, you should revel in all the good stuff the season has to offer. But summer is also a time to think about picking up a new job, especially ...

What are the different types of workplace harassment?

As various hashtags and dispiriting headlines have shown in recent years, workplace harassment is unfortunately common—in every industry, at every level, for every type of person. From the highest-paid executive to the newest intern, it’s essential for every employee to understand the ...

6 things to do before you apply for your dream job

Any of us who have spent time on the job hunt trail have been here before: While checking out job boards and researching companies who are hiring in our industry, you come across the coveted dream job—a posting that’s so perfectly aligned to what you’re looking for in your next career ...

How to answer the interview question “What are you passionate about?”

When we’re on the job hunt in search of our next great career opportunity, many of us spend the bulk of our time in prep mode, where we do everything we can to try and get our foot in the door of a company that we want to work for. This includes research to see which companies are hiring, ...

The 3 best career aptitude tests to guarantee success

Is it better to be merciful or just? This is one of the many questions you can ponder if you fall down the rabbit hole of internet aptitude tests—and you can also find out which career would best suit you in the wizarding world of Harry Potter. (Mine was Daily Prophet journalist!) Whatever ...