Tag: Career Advice

Fashion Forward: Inside Everlane’s Unconventional Interview Process

Voted one of the most innovative companies of 2018 by Fast Company, Everlane has brought transparency and ethics to retail. The retailer sources from only the best factories across the globe and reveals the true cost of each item—from materials to labor to transportation—minus the traditional retail markup. Plus, Everlane has ditched the […]

No Experience? No Problem. Philips Reveals How to Break Into Health Tech

It can be a major challenge for college students and early-career professionals to land a B2B sales position in a complex industry like health technology, or medical devices. The healthcare industry is rapidly evolving, and Philips is looking to help shape healthcare for future generations. The skillsets of sales professionals have […]

The Biggest Interview Pitfalls According to a Hiring Manager

Over the years, I have interviewed hundreds if not thousands of candidates for jobs in a variety of industries, roles and countries. There have been countless memorable moments, both good and bad, which is why I am thrilled to share my insights into what I look for in a candidate […]

How to Talk About Being Laid Off With Your Family, Friends, and Network

Being laid off stinks. What stinks almost worse is having to explain your situation to your friends, family, and extended network. Lucky for you, we have the perfect templates to craft messages that aren’t awkward and will leverage your contacts for future job opportunities. Read Complete Article

How I Got Through Working While Pregnant (With a Condition That Made Me Puke All the Time)

When I found out I was pregnant, I was elated. And freaked out, since I’d just gotten a new job. I would be working while pregnant—and was also diagnosed with hyperemesis gravidarum. Here’s how I made it through this challenging time, with the support of my colleagues. Read Complete Article

9 Awesome Companies Hiring Veterans Now!

As we celebrated Veteran’s Day this month, we’re highlighting companies who have made a pledge to hire the men and women who serve and have served our country. “Some outstanding examples of companies that have been embracing combat veterans are: Halliburton, Amazon, General Electric, US Customs and Border Protection, Hilton Worldwide, and […]

Job Search Advice for Combat Vets from the Founder of SilentProfessionals.org

Veterans have a unique set of skills that make them successful contributors to the American workforce. From soft skills like leadership, clear communication and tenacity to hard or technical skills like coding, financial analysis and proficiency in multiple languages, veterans have many tools in their arsenal that make them ideal […]

Here’s Your Job Interview Preparation Checklist

So you applied for a job online, and just got a call from the recruiter asking if you can interview with the hiring manager. You are super excited until you hear that the interview is happening in 48 hours. 2 days. OMG! Don’t panic; just prepare! Glassdoor has got you […]

How To Make the Most of National Career Development Month

While every day presents itself with new opportunities to make the most of our career, November presents a special opportunity. This November, join professionals across North America in celebrating National Career Development Month.   Taking time away from your desk can be challenging, but part owning your own career involves […]

Lost in Your Career? Try These Career Aptitude Tests

Given the dynamic nature of today’s working world, where options seem endless, and possibilities for careers exist that never did before, feeling uncertain about where you want your career to go is only natural. When trying to sort through these feelings, Dr. Jessica Londei-Shortall, Organizational Psychologist at Optimum Talent says […]