Job seekers worry about how to explain a layoff in an interview. The key is to move forward by focusing the interview on your skills and successes, and not dwell on the past. Here is how to do that.
Updated: September 17, 2009, - 09:06 AM
Question: I was recently promoted to assistant manager. My boss (who promoted me), was just fired, and the new manager wants his own assistant. What should I do?
Updated: August 26, 2009, - 07:02 AM
Many employees look at performance reviews as nothing more than busy work. But there are reasons employers want them, and reasons you should take them seriously.
Updated: August 25, 2009, - 11:55 AM
When following up with an employer after a job interview, pay close attention to the employer's process - and proceed with caution if you break those rules.
Updated: August 25, 2009, - 11:53 AM
Many employers list deadlines for submitting a resume or application for a job opening. If a deadline has passed for a job you want, don't let it stop you, but proceed professionally to get noticed.
Updated: August 24, 2009, - 03:24 PM
Have a fear of interviewing? You are not alone. These tips and ideas can help you get rid of the interview jitters, and show the employer why you are the best candidate for the job.
Updated: July 27, 2009, - 12:02 PM
At some point many people consider switching careers. In other instances, they are forced to switch careers. Here is how to make a smooth transition and find out what you really want to do and what career/profession is right for you.
Updated: July 20, 2009, - 12:25 PM
Love your job but hate the hours? Then maybe coming up with a plan to develop a flexible schedule will be just what you need. Here's how to put together a plan -- and what to prepare for once your boss hears your idea.
Updated: July 12, 2009, - 10:35 PM
LinkedIn is a great way to grow your professional contacts base – and to meet people who can provide resources, tips and information on how to succeed in your job, job search and career.
Updated: July 06, 2009, - 02:47 PM