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How to seamlessly transfer your skills from one industry to another

For most of us, our career paths don’t go in a single straight line. Instead, there are plenty of twists and turns along the way—some expected and others surprising and unplanned—as we develop, grow, and change over time. Sometimes a change in jobs also means a change in industries, ...

How to use action verbs to make your resume stand out

Take a look at your resume. What words jump out at you? If you’re like most people, phrases like “was responsible for” or “worked on” are probably in there somewhere. And those phrases are totally…fine. But if you want to make your resume stand out from the rest of the people who ...

How to answer, “Why do you want to work here?”

Sometimes the most obvious interview questions are the toughest. You prep and prep for the job of your dreams and do all the right things—meticulously tailor your resume and cover letter, carefully follow the steps involved in the application process, wait patiently for a response and, if ...

Here’s why you should start your job search this summer

There are plenty of things in life that we reserve for summers—going to the beach, swimming, and backyard BBQs are just a few. But what about job searching? If you’re in-between jobs or are thinking about a career change, you may be wondering when is the best time of year to plan your job ...

6 entry level jobs that will allow you to work remote

Getting to work from home used to be a luxury afforded to only certain workers in certain fields, but technology has made it possible for a wide variety of people to clock in from the comfort of the desks in their very own living rooms. In fact, according to a recent Gallup poll, 43% of ...

The ins and outs of severance pay

For most of us, our professional lives are filled with a series of highs and lows that mark the journey along our individual career paths—highs that include praise for good performance, promotions and new work responsibilities, salary increases, and new challenges, as well as lows that ...

Pros and cons to being friends with your boss

In a perfect world, since you spend such a large chunk of your life at work, you’d be friends with all of your colleagues. But when it comes to your manager, lines can be difficult to define. No matter how well you get along and how chill your office is, becoming besties with your boss ...

6 signs your job is ruining your mental health

First and foremost, most of us go to work to make money. Ideally, on top of that, you like what you do. On top of that, there may even be social benefits to going to work every day if you also enjoy being around your co-workers. If your job checks all of those boxes, great! If it even checks ...

How to be a great manager, according to Facebook

Tons of managers are fine and get the job done, but merely “okay” doesn’t inspire people to do great things. If you’re a manager, are you putting your all into your job, making sure that your direct reports are blossoming under your direction? In an interview with Glassdoor on February ...

How to effectively communicate with your boss

Anyone who’s ever been employed and has had to answer to a boss—whether you have one destined for the great boss hall of fame or one who’s the devil incarnate—has come to learn that the key to having an effective working relationship is communication. Developing and maintaining an ...