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5 Ways to Keep Employers Interested After an Interview

You've just finished a phone interview with an employer. Although you're feeling positive about the interview, the employer said they would only be in touch if they don't find someone more experienced. Feels like a slap in the face, right? If you find yourself in this situation after an...

Why Not to Ignore Recruiters’ Calls

You may be in your dream job but that doesn’t mean you should blow off the recruiter or executive search consultant if they come calling. Getting inundated with recruiters' calls if you have sought-after skills can be annoying, but you never know when the roles will reverse and you will ...

Royal Bank of Scotland: Employees Reveal What It’s Really Like To Work On The Inside

Royal Bank of Scotland is rarely out of the headlines in the UK, and recently, the big bank made headlines again when the company’s plans to pay 200% bonuses were blocked by the Treasury. But working for an employer in the news so much can pose some challenges. So, what’s it really lik...

How to Become a Leader at Work

Most of us strive to become leaders. We want to do something great, be respected by our peers, make more money and acquire more responsibility. Overall, we want to make a difference at our job. However, most of us simply don’t know the proper way to gain heightened respect, confidence ...

3 Dos and Don’ts for a More Rewarding Career

1. Don't (ever) give up. If you know you are good at telling a story, influencing people to buy-in and getting others to understand the why, then you may be a great salesperson, creative writer or manager (or a plethora of other job titles). However, for some reason, you haven't been so go...

How I Got My Job: Transitioning to a New Role

Landing a job in a company that leverages your strengths, but offers you new career opportunities can be challenging. How do you know if the company you want to work for can really meet both of these needs? Meet Noelani McGadden. She’s the senior director of sales at OnMobile. She us...

5 Types of Jobs That Will Lead You to Your Dream Job

Whether you're a recent college grad or settled into your career, you've probably discovered that finding a job that fulfills your passions and gives you purpose is a journey within itself. After graduating college, many young professionals have high hopes of landing their dreams jobs i...

3 Ways to Get in the News & Why it Will Help You Get a Job

There is a lot of information online. Did you know that? Sure, you might know this from an intuitive standpoint but allow me to share with you some empirical evidence. Check out these stats from Digiday: New York Times produces 350 pieces of content per day. Huffington Post produces ...

10 Ways to Appreciate Your Assistant During Administrative Professionals Week

They manage multiple managers and schedules with precision and ease. They plan international travel and create dazzling spreadsheets. They know precisely what table at which restaurant is the client’s favorite and how to secure the reservation. They say exactly the right thing to diffuse...

4 Ways to Boost Your Career Credentials Without Going Back to School

Have you been applying for jobs you're completely qualified for, yet still haven't had any success? It could be the fact that there are even more qualified candidates who are beating you to the punch. If you’re struggling to outshine your competition, your credentials (or lack thereof...