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Working Your Way Through Your First Job Application

Applying for your first job is easier said than done. You approach it with such enthusiasm, you’re certain you’re about to bag your first career move. Things start off nice and simple as you fill in a few personal details. Then, the enthusiasm slowly evaporates as you make your...
Posted On 27 Oct 2017

Experience Needed’: How To Get Your Dream Job With No Experience

Seeing ‘experience needed’ on a job ad can put off many jobseekers who don’t have that experience. However, there are other ways to persuade an employer that you’re right for the job. Everyone has to start somewhere after all. Here are a few ways to secure your dream job without...
Posted On 09 Oct 2017

Looking For A Job With The Best Benefits

Benefits. We all look for them where we can, and we don’t want to dip our feet into the pot of a job without them. When it comes to finding a job, there’s a few bits on the side you need to take into account. Alongside your dreams, and the good pay, a lot of jobs have their own...
Posted On 29 Sep 2017

How to Handle Yourself Around Younger Male Hires

The workplace has come a long way in being friendly towards female employees. With the rise of female talent in the workplace, women are starting to outpace men in their ability to take home a paycheck and are proving themselves to be invaluable to their companies with the...
Posted On 29 Aug 2017

Changing Your Career After Childbirth

When you leave work to start your family and raise your kids the time away can give you a little perspective on your job and your career. If you feel like you’ve been treading water and under stimulated then motherhood is exactly the kind of big change that you need to shake...
Posted On 17 Jul 2017

4 Simple Ways for Women to Fight Against Workplace Discrimination

Although the number of women in the workforce is similar to the number of men, discrimination is still widespread in many workplaces. Women face many types of discrimination, from getting paid less and promoted less to getting worse shifts. If you feel that you have been...
Posted On 25 May 2017

Get Your Start in Healthcare: Medical Career Ideas for Informed Women

An industry that’s always growing and expanding is the medical field. People from birth to old age will always need a doctor for their ailments. Becoming a traditional doctor, however, takes considerable time and effort in college. This career can take eight years or more...
Posted On 14 Mar 2017

Job Hunting in the Information Age: How to Optimize Your Social Media Footprint

Emailing resumes is easy, but isn’t any more effective than snail mail. Probably less so, given the hundreds of responses that postings for good job openings can get. Hiring managers these days want to look beyond your resume, to get a better feel for who you are (provided...
Posted On 30 Dec 2016

How to Consider Your Own EI (Emotional Intelligence)

EI or Emotional Intelligence is more important than ever. HR and hiring managers are actively looking into employee EI when hiring or choosing the right person for a promotion. In fact, recent studies by the University of Maryland and its master in business administration program...
Posted On 05 Dec 2016

5 Ways To Make Sure You Land Your Dream Job

Some people luck into their dream jobs. For most, though, it requires years of effort. When an opportunity finally presents itself, follow these five tips to make sure that you land your dream job. Meet More People Who Work in Your Industry Dream jobs rarely get advertised in the...
Posted On 22 Nov 2016

What to Do When Attention Deficit Disorder Interferes with Your Job

One of the most disconcerting ‘diagnoses’ an adult can be given is to suddenly be told that you are suffering from Attention Deficit Disorder, commonly simply referred to as ADD. You were never told as a child you had this disorder, although you did have problems concentrating in...
Posted On 01 Nov 2016

How to Score a Promotion at Work

Promotions are not a given. No matter how brilliant you are at your job, you are not guaranteed a promotion. If your face doesn’t fit or it’s a family business and everyone else belongs to the family, you may never be promoted, ever. However, unless you spend your days grafting...
Posted On 24 Oct 2016