Tag: Career Advice

How To Respond To: “Tell Me About A Time When You’ve Failed”

We all have weaknesses and have experienced times of failure – but how we overcome those shortcomings often says a lot about our personalities and work ethics. Despite the lessons learned, our flaws are not always something we want to talk about, especially in a job interview. Regardless, it’s wise […]

Here’s How to Be a Better Collaborator at Work

“No man is an island,” the English poet John Donne once wrote. Nearly 400 years later, if you’re into creative, ambitious work, that sentiment is truer than ever — collaboration is often essential. It also might not feel like your strong suit. Maybe you feel weird without your headphones in […]

11 Things to Never Say During Your Performance Review

Between the feeling of being thrust into the spotlight, the one-on-one setting with your manager and the gravity of what’s at stake, performance reviews can feel pretty uncomfortable. And when you’re made to feel uncomfortable, sometimes you aren’t always the most conscious of (or careful with) your words. But if […]

6 Real-Life Examples of Age Discrimination

Age discrimination is alive and well in America. And it’s affecting more than the community of retirees who want to re-enter the workforce. Ageism is rearing it’s ugly head in interviews and recruiting conversations amongst 40- and 50-year-olds. Can’t believe it? Neither could we, at first. When we published “5 Ways […]

How to Get (More) Comfortable Having Honest Conversations With Your Boss

Openly communicating with your boss can be intimidating, but it can also improve your relationship and enhance your performance within the workplace. Though these little chats may be awkward, they’re well worth the effort. Check out these tips for how to be more honest with your boss. Read Complete Article