Be Brave: Apply for A New Job This Year

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You’ve been in your current job for a while now, and things are good. Admittedly, it’s not your dream role, but you have a good boss, your coworkers are nice, and the work isn’t so bad. Given this, you’ve been afraid to apply for a new job because things could definitely be worse. However, it’s… Read more »

Is Your Social Media Negatively Impacting Your Job Search?

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It’s been a while now since you started your job search, but you still don’t have any leads. You’re surprised by this because you know you’re a competitive candidate with an impressive resume. However, this doesn’t mean much if your social media presence isn’t exactly professional. Nearly three-quarters (71%) of U.S. hiring decision-makers believe checking… Read more »

Overcoming Your Anxiety About Returning to Work

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If you’re concerned about going back to work in the midst of the COVID-19 pandemic, you’re not alone. Nearly half — 46% — of U.S. workers are concerned about being exposed to the virus at work, according to Gallup.  Whether you’ve been laid off or working remotely since March, it’s only natural to be nervous about being in a setting where… Read more »

Yes, You Should Accept That LinkedIn Request. Here’s Why.

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No doubt, you frequently receive requests to connect with strangers on LinkedIn. If your first impulse is to delete the request because you don’t know the person, this makes sense. After all, you might not connect with strangers on other social networking sites, so what makes this one different? This thought process is logical, but… Read more »