When to Turn Down a Job Offer

When to Turn Down a Job Offer

It may sound counter-intuitive in a down job market, but there are instances when it is best to turn down a job offer. This can be a result of many factors, including the job not being a good fit, the responsibilities are not ideal to your career goals and more...

How to Build a Good Relationship With Your Boss

How to Build a Good Relationship With Your Boss

Youve just started a new job. There are many things you need to establish from learning the day to day requirements to getting to know your co-workers and the layout of the company. One of the most important will be developing a good relationship with boss...

How to Approach Your Job Search If You've Been Fired

How to Approach Your Job Search If You've Been Fired

Getting fired is always a tough situation, but it doesn't mean that you'll never achieve job success again. Although challenging, if you approach your job search after a termination strategically you can get back work. The first and most important step...

You Don't Like Your Job - Now What!

You Don't Like Your Job - Now What!

The unemployment rate is high. You dread going into work. What to do? A large percentage of employees in the workforce say they do not like their job. But with a tight job market, many are staying in situations that are less than ideal to their needs...

How to Balance Work and Family

How to Balance Work and Family

As we celebrate Father's Day, this is a good time to bring up work-life balance. For many, as we've moved into a business culture where being available 24/7 is the norm, work-life balance can be an issue. With dual working family households at close to 50...

How to Make a Good First Impression at Work

How to Make a Good First Impression at Work

First impressions are always important, and never more so than on the work-front. The reality is and will always be that people make an assumption of you within the first few seconds you meet. This can include everything from the way you dress, to how you speak..

How to Write a Job Acceptance Letter

How to Write a Job Acceptance Letter

Whether by standard mail or email, if you have accepted a job offer it is always a good idea to send a job acceptance letter. This communique is a way to outline the details of the job, an opportunity to thank those with whom you've met, as well as confirm the start...

Managing Your Online Reputation

Managing Your Online Reputation

Managing your online reputation in today's world is more important than ever. Whether you are a LinkedIn maven, a Word Press fanatic, or you launch Facebook more times a day than you'd rather admit, odds are you've joined the social media revolution...

Are You Overqualified for the Job?

Are You Overqualified for the Job?

Have you ever stopped to consider your job qualifications? While some job seekers worry that they are not qualified enough for the position of their dreams, others run the risk of being seen as overqualified...

The Job Seeker's Guide to Online Job Search

The Job Seeker's Guide to Online Job Search

Launching a job search can be a daunting task for anyone, whether you're a transitioning veteran job seeker, looking to change careers or a novice. The Web is peppered with scores of job sites, referral tools, networking sites, social media, and job search engines...

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