4 Things to Do Before You Relocate for a Job

Congratulations — you got a new job!

Now, it’s time to think about relocating.

Packing, moving, and settling into a new place can be a stressful and costly undertaking. Paying attention to the details early on can help ensure your move goes forward without a hitch.

Here are a few things you need to know and do before relocating for a new job:

1. Review Your Relocation Package

The first thing …

5 Executive Resume Mistakes That Attract Soul-Crushing Employers

I want to tell you about a client of mine. We’ll call him “Greg.” Greg recently took a new job. The company is a successful, mature business, but it is currently having trouble allocating resources to the offshoot division it hired Greg to lead.

This wasn’t supposed to be a problem — not according to the discussions Greg had with his potential employer during the interview process. However, the lack of resources is causing all sorts of issues with delivery, execution, and …

Don’t Be Distracted by All the Bells and Whistles — the Old-Fashioned Job Search Tactics Still Work

You’ve been waiting for the right time, and it’s finally here. 2019 is the year — the year you find a new job.

You’ve hated your job for years, but you’ve stuck it out because you weren’t sure of the market. Now, the economy has turned around. Job seekers have leverage, and organizations are desperate for talent. You’re ready for something new, and this is your perfect chance to get it.

But you haven’t looked in so long. You’re not sure where to …

30 Things I Learned Before Turning 30

Article by Megan Nicole O’Neal

When I was about 16, I started writing a list, a “Things I’ve Learned Lately” list. (Creative, I know.) I’d add to it every month — or every few months, once I discovered firsthand how busy adulting is.

I don’t know why I started writing down these

12 Lessons on Hiring From Larry Ellison and Marc Benioff

Early in my career, I was fortunate enough to work closely with three extraordinarily gifted CEOs: Oracle’s Larry Ellison, Salesforce’s Marc Benioff, and Apple’s Steve Jobs. Though they were all very different in their respective approaches and leadership styles, they all shared several characteristics. Most prominently, they shared similar ideas about recruiting and hiring.

There is an absolute, direct correlation between the success of today’s most thriving Silicon Valley startups and their competitive spirits, drives, and cultures. Integral to each company’s …

Job Hopping: Does It Help or Hurt Your Career?

A couple of generations ago, people would get hired out of college or high school expecting to stay with the same company until retirement. Today, that career approach is very much the exception rather than the rule.

It has been reported that millennials resign from their jobs almost twice as often as older workers. …

The Secret to Side Hustle Success in 2019

According to a recent survey, side hustles are more popular than ever: 51 percent of millennials moonlight sometimes, and 38 percent of them make money from side hustles once a month. These side hustles also tend to pay pretty well — almost $700 a month for the average hustler.

Want in on this game? Then you’ll need to know the …

How to Deal With Rejection During a Career Change

Dealing constructively with rejection is an important part of almost any job hunt, but especially when you’re making a career change. When you switch industries or take on a role that doesn’t quite fit with your previous experience, you have to be prepared for some pushback.

According to psychologist Guy Winch, “the same areas …

The 6 Biggest Mistakes You’re Making on LinkedIn

So you want to get a new job.

The first thing you should do is update your LinkedIn profile — which is actually easier said than done. Many job seekers make big mistakes when prepping their profiles, sabotaging their searches without even realizing it.

Here are six mistakes you’re making on LinkedIn right now:

1. You Don’t Have a Photo

It is no longer okay to opt out of …

5 Metrics You Must Measure to Achieve the Gold Standard of High-Volume Recruiting

High-volume recruiting can be difficult to navigate for the uninitiated. Without the right data — and the right understanding of that data — you may end up with inaccurate forecasts and overwhelming hiring shortfalls.

The good news is it is never too late to start analyzing your high-volume recruiting process and fixing the problems you uncover.

Not sure where to start? Here are the most