10 Best Tips for Not Blowing Up Your Job Interview

Congratulations! You’ve gotten through the door and landed yourself an interview.

Now, you must sell yourself. Close the deal by demonstrating why you are the best choice to meet the employer’s needs.

Last year, Entrepreneur published a list of interviewing mistakes to avoid that I think offers a good place to start — but I don’t think it covers …

Not Sure Which Skills to Endorse? Ask the Recipient

By now, the debate over endorsements and recommendations on LinkedIn is subsiding — at least I hope so. I know on which side I stand. To me, recommendations have more merit. They require more knowledge of the person being recommended, and it takes a bit of courage to ask for a recommendation from someone.

Endorsements, on the other hand, can require very little to no knowledge of the recipient, and …

Grooming Dos and Don’ts for Your First Job Interview

You have landed a big interview. Congratulations!

Now, as the nervous excitement rolls in, it’s time to prepare. This entails much more than researching the company and practicing answers to questions about your resume. It also involves making sure you look professional and polished. Not only will you look the part, but you’ll also feel more confident — a key factor in landing the job.

Here are some dos and don’ts for prepping your appearance for an

4 Common Interview Tools — and How to Prepare for Them

My daughter recently applied for a teaching position, which she landed after one interview. This wasn’t the surprising part. What was surprising is that she didn’t meet with anyone in person during the entire process. She was hired based on a video interview.

Has the hiring process evolved to the point where employers can determine after one video interview that they’ve found the best candidate? I would hope not. But …

4 Common Interview Views Tools — and How to Prepare for Them

My daughter recently applied for a teaching position, which she landed after one interview. This wasn’t the surprising part. What was surprising is that she didn’t meet with anyone in person during the entire process. She was hired based on a video interview.

Has the hiring process evolved to the point where employers can determine after one video interview that they’ve found the best candidate? I would hope not. But …

It’s Summer! How Are You Going to Use Your Vacation Time?

A good vacation can be one of the most relaxing things you can do for yourself. Whether you prefer the beach, camping, or grilling out in your backyard, down time is something we all need.

Unfortunately, we don’t all get this much-needed time to relax.

In the United States, companies are not required to offer a minimum amount of vacaction time to workers.

Telecommuting Tips: How to Make Working From Home Less WTF and More FTW

Jennifer was a rising star in her department. She was an eager and effective worker, going from intern to coordinator in a matter of just 18 months. With her new position came the opportunity to work from home a couple of days a week. After bragging to all her friends and setting up her home office, Jennifer began her work-from-home adventure.

In less than six months, Jennifer was sitting across the …

The Most Effective Way to Describe Rideshare Work on Your Resume

Including your rideshare driving experience on your resume is an excellent way to showcase your skill set. The main challenge is translating your rideshare experience into applicable skills for your new job. This article will help you turn your experience driving for Uber or Lyft into valuable resume content.

Why You Should Include Rideshare Experience on Your Resume

When crafting their resumes, many drivers debate whether to include …

The Introverted Interview: Making It a Success

Can you imagine showing up at an interview and not saying a word?

Sure, a lot may be going on in your head, but not sharing any of it because you want to ensure you only share your best thoughts would be a disaster during an interview.

For those of us with a preference for introversion, this is our natural inclination: keep what is going on inside our heads to …

How to Find a Mentor Who Can Help You Drive Rapid Career Growth

You hear it all the time from career gurus: “Find a great mentor.”

But that’s easier said than done. And even if you do find one, how do you know for sure they can help you grow your career? You certainly don’t want to find an unsuitable mentor, as this will have the opposite effect — damaging your career instead of supporting your success.

In this guide, I offer a step-by-step …