How Can You Successfully Grow Your Career Through Contract Work?

In recent years, we’ve been hearing more and more about the “gig economy.” While the traditional 40-hour work week is still the norm for most of the population, many have opted to begin taking on freelance or contract work to make a living. Still, others are hesitant to do so for a number of reasons.… Read more

What Does Employment vs. Employability Mean For Your Career?

Question for all the job-seekers out there: What is your endgame? What I mean is: Are you looking for a job, or are you ready to begin a career? (Note: If you are “just” looking for a job, there’s nothing wrong with that at all.) The reason I ask is, the way you approach your… Read more

5 Ways You Should Update Your Resume For A New Job Search

Your resume is one of the – if not the – first things a prospective employer will see when you submit an application for an open position. Of course, they’ll also be inundated with dozens, and perhaps hundreds, of other resumes at the same time. And they definitely don’t have time to read through every… Read more

The Real Reason Why Thank-You Notes Are So Important

Most job seekers know after an interview, you’re supposed to send a thank-you letter to your interviewer. But the truth is: not everyone does. And, of those who do, not many of them do so sincerely. Of course, these individuals are usually the ones who, weeks later, are left wondering why they never heard back… Read more

Make the Gig Economy Work For Your Career

Nowadays, more and more professionals are turning to freelance work to supplement their income – or even quit their day job. But entering the gig economy isn’t as simple as posting your availability and waiting for customers to roll in. Along with honing your technical skills, you’ll need to market yourself as a business if… Read more

Look and Feel More Confident In a Job Interview

Job interviews can be nerve-wracking. But they don’t have to be. Even if you’re the nervous type, there are a few things you can do before and during a job interview to not only appear confident, but actually be poised and ready to face your next challenge head-on. Be Prepared The first step to being confident… Read more