Problem Bosses: How to recognize them and cope

By Sylvia Hepler If you have a problem boss, you’re in the position of having to navigate a challenging, perhaps tricky situation.  Either you finesse it, get fired, or leave.  It’s that simple, isn’t it?  Take a closer look [ … ] Read More

Great tips for phone interviews

Phone interviews are a different ball game to face-to-face interviews. Mainly because any silence is awkward and you cannot read the interviewer’s facial expression or reactions (nor can they yours), as well as more minor facets such as not [ … ] Read More

7 reasons not to apply for the job

By Heather Huhman Finding a job is nothing short of challenging. Whether you’re currently working in a position you hate or have embarked on a seemingly endless job search, almost any opportunity is more enticing than your current situation. [ … ] Read More

How to find a career mentor

By Donna Fuscaldo Everyone knows they should have a mentor but many don’t know how to find one. Mentors come in many flavors and hold different monikers, but the two common traits they should all possess is a willingness [ … ] Read More

6 ways to recover if you screw up at work

By Heather Huhman Mistakes happen. Let’s say you were absent from a high-priority client meeting, dropped the ball on a big account, or maybe even mishandled a large sum of company money. While the scenarios may vary, all eyes [ … ] Read More

5 ways to energize a long job search

By Jacqui Barrett-Poindexter, MRW Job search can be a rollercoaster ride, from the thrill of a forthcoming interview to the letdown of losing out on a job to another ‘more qualified’ candidate.  Sometimes weeks, months – even a year [ … ] Read More