Tag: Career Advice

This Is How to Build Your Professional Network From Your Phone

You don’t have to be an introvert to dread networking events. Initiating conversations with total strangers can feel a bit like going on a blind date — the results could be magical, or painfully awkward. Though networking in person doesn’t have to be a nightmare, it can still be difficult […]

Infographic: The Impact Education Has On Income

Getting a good education is important to not only get the career you desire, but to move forward in life and achieve success. Education develops confidence and helps in the formation of a person’s personality. What we learn, through both good and bad education, determines the kind of people we will […]

How to Transform Your Resume for a New Job, Like Meghan Markle

Chances are fair to good that Meghan Markle—Suits actress and Prince Harry’s soon-to-be wife—won’t have to work another day in her life, let alone have an up-to-date resume. But that didn’t stop TopResume career expert Amanda Augustine from giving it a fresh feel. “Will Meghan Markle need an official resume for her […]

Highly Effective and Respected Managers are Playing Chess, not Checkers 

Whether you’re new to managing a team or looking to improve your leadership skills, the nuances of leading others can be tricky to navigate. And the importance of being a great manager isn’t just a platitude from business books—data from Google (which conducts in-depth research on how to make teams […]

The Pipeline: How A Googler Went From HR To Engineering

Angela Taylor always pictured herself appearing on the screen, not working behind one. Growing up in rural Arkansas, she was dead set on becoming an actress in Hollywood. Silicon Valley, which is about a five-hour drive north of Hollywood Boulevard, was never part of the plan. But during Taylor’s junior […]

How to Sell Yourself in a Video Interview, According to a Remote Worker

As an Information Technology professional for the last 14 years, I have discovered a passion for applying to 100% remote jobs. Most of these remote-friendly companies are not in my local Washington D.C. area. Therefore, the entire interview process is done via video using Skype, Google hangout or Zoom. Even […]

9 Perfect Ways to Improve Your Proofreading Skills

We all know that proofreading is important — it doesn’t matter if you’re a native speaker or just learning English. Nothing is worse than turning in a project you worked hard on, only to discover that it’s full of typos, misspellings and grammatical mistakes. But proofreading your own writing is […]

The Handmaid’s Tale Author Reminds You That You’ll Never Please Everyone, and That’s OK

Margaret Atwood put off writing “The Handmaid’s Tale” because “it seemed like such a far-fetched idea and likely to get me in trouble. Some people wouldn’t love it.” Though it’s rare to write a book as influential and controversial as Atwood did, that doesn’t mean you can’t learn from her […]