Tame Your Job Stress Tiger

If you are good at your job, you may find yourself being tasked with additional work such as implementing new initiatives or working with high profile clients. It is a common trend – those who do good work get more work. This can leave high-performing and trusted...

3 TED Talks That Will Inspire You To Make a Bold Career Move

Taking the first step to make a big change is difficult.  Sometimes a good pep talk is all it takes to push us into action. If you are considering looking for a new job or taking on a new leadership role at work, or even making a wholesale change of direction in your...

Choosing the Right Coach

Thinking about working with a professional coach?  You’re not alone. For many, work satisfaction has a large impact on overall happiness.  A Frontiers in Psychology study found that higher job satisfaction is associated with higher life satisfaction. Those who...

3 Standout interview questions to ask to get hired

Abridged From: Career Nook One iron-clad job interviewing rule is: Always have questions of your own to ask. Here are 3 great questions to ask in your next interview: "What qualities does the perfect candidate have for this job?" Ask this near the beginning of the...

DOS AND DON’TS FOR A VIDEO INTERVIEW

Leading video conference tools (SKYPE, GoToMeeting and others) are becoming ubiquitous tools for recruiting.  You can make video and audio calls, exchange chat messages (using Skype's software) on your computer and/or mobile device just over the internet. Many of the...

7 Ways to Kill Your Career at Your Office Holiday Party

Whatever your opinion of the office holiday party… love it or hate it… if you are planning on attending your own, (or your significant other’s) you might want to check out this list of ‘don’ts’. Office holiday parties, grand and modest, are a great chance to get to...

How to Follow Up on a Job App Without Looking Like a Stalker

When you are job-searching, it can be a lonely road. One of the biggest complaints of job seekers is the frustration of sending in resumes to jobs you’re apparently qualified for, only to hear… nothing.  For many, this is more than annoying; it can cause real...