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How to land a job when you don’t already have a job

How to land a job when you don’t already have a job

You have to have a job to get a job, or so the adage goes. But that’s not true at all. You aren’t the first person to be laid off, or to re-enter the workforce after taking time to raise kids. Here are tips for landing a job while unemployed, and they come from four...
5 easy ways to boost your LinkedIn profile today

5 easy ways to boost your LinkedIn profile today

You can check Facebook or you can up your LinkedIn game. Ask yourself which is better for your career or your business. OK, so LinkedIn, right? Elevating your profile doesn’t have to take hours. You could do it in the few minutes it takes to scan social media feeds or...
How volunteering can help you grow in your career

How volunteering can help you grow in your career

Volunteering serves the common good. Many important organizations cannot accomplish their goals without volunteers. Volunteering can, however, also serve the individual good. If you need a career boost, volunteering can provide opportunities for professional...
Want to work part time? Consider the pros and cons

Want to work part time? Consider the pros and cons

Deciding to work a part-time job, defined as any job that requires 15 to 30 hours a week, is quite common. There are many reasons people work part time: Having a new baby, working on the side while attending school, being semiretired, or just looking for some extra...
Should you make a lateral career move?

Should you make a lateral career move?

Too often, we only think about moving up in our careers — we neglect to consider moving laterally. A lateral career move can take place within your current company or over to another company but in a similar title, pay grade, and level of responsibility. Making a...