Job Seeker Advice — Leaving Your Old Job Without Burning Bridges

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You’ve just accepted a new job and you couldn’t be more excited about the future. Of course, you’re probably not too excited about breaking the news to your current boss.   Whether you can’t wait to leave or feel bittersweet about your exit, it’s only natural to feel anxious about giving your notice. Regardless of your… Read more »

Should I Look for a New Job Right Now? — Job Seeking During COVID-19

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You’re not happy in your job, but you’re not sure if trying to make a move during the COVID-19 pandemic is the best idea. Despite your dissatisfaction with your current role, you’re grateful to be gainfully employed and earning a steady paycheck.  The good news is, there’s nothing wrong with looking for a new job in the… Read more »

Raising the Bar — How to Ask For a Raise

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You’ve been in the same job for a while now, and you know you’re doing great work. You thought you’d be granted a raise months ago, but waiting patiently hasn’t gotten you very far.  Rising costs of living, combined with the feeling that you deserve more, has inspired you to finally ask your boss for… Read more »

Do I Need to Wear a Suit to the Interview?

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It’s been a while since the last time you made a career move. You’re ready to take the next step, but you’re not sure if it’s appropriate to dust off your trusty old suit. Traditionally, candidates were almost always expected to wear a standard uniform to a job interview — dark suit, white shirt, and… Read more »