Budgeting can be difficult enough on a steady paycheck. But when your income varies from one month to the next, getting your finances in order can feel like a daunting task. Here are seven tips to help you organize your finances.
Category Archives: Job Seekers
COVID-19 forced many businesses to temporarily close their doors or change the way they work, and I know that many of you were impacted by these changes. The good news is that many areas are beginning to reopen, and so now is the time to take control of your job search.
How are you using LinkedIn? If you’re simply updating your profile every now and then, you’re missing out! There are a number of things you can do on LinkedIn to catch the attention of recruiters, employers, and former coworkers.
With everything going on in the world today, more and more companies are meeting with candidates by phone or video rather than conducing in-person interviews. To help you make a great first impression, we put together a virtual interview checklist. Check it out!
No one needs to tell you that one of the keys to staying positive in the workplace is to enjoy what you’re doing. However, each of us is bound to face personal or professional challenges that will impact our attitudes and productivity at work. Regardless of your circumstances, there are a number of tactics that you can use to stay positive, and many are actually quite simple.
One of the most amazing things about great customer service is that you don’t have to go to extravagant measures to please and delight your customers. It’s the small things – the attention to detail, a gentle tone of voice, genuine kindness, the giving of your time – that make the biggest impact.
In our always-on-at-all-costs corporate culture, we often find it difficult to justify taking a few minutes of time for ourselves, let alone a whole lunch hour during the day. But this style of working isn’t just hard to maintain; it can actually be a detriment to our careers. Taking periodic breaks helps maximize productivity and is critical to your mental, physical, and emotional health.
What are your goals? Do you want to earn a professional certification? Do you want to be a part of a special project? Do you want a promotion? The best laid plans can’t be accomplished without first identifying the steps that must be done to achieve your goals. And time management is an important part of the equation.
Not getting the job doesn’t mean you did something wrong. You could’ve nailed the interview and still walk away without an offer. Here are a few reasons why a potential employer can’t bring you on.
Contract work can be great for your career! It provides opportunities to gain new experiences within new industries, learn new skills, and boost your resume. Now about that resume – how exactly should you list contract work?