Archive for May, 2010

Job Interviews: What You Shouldn’t Discuss

Man holding up one finger.

Are you in the process of finding a new job?  If you are, you will likely have a number of job interviews coming up in the next few weeks or months.  Job interviews, although nerve-wracking, are often a lot easier than originally thought.  With that in mind, there are preparation steps that you can and […]

How to Get a Promotion Without Having to Ask for One

Business meeting.

Are you interested in advancing within your company?  If you are, your first though may be to ask for a promotion.  Of course, it is more than possible for you to ask for a promotion, but do you know that they are not always well received?  For that reason, you may want to consider holding […]

How You Should Handle a Difficult Boss

Businessman yelling.

Do you love your job, but not necessarily your boss?  If you have a difficult boss, your first impulse may be to quit your job.  Of course, the decision to quit your job because of your boss is your decision to make, but you shouldn’t put your future or your finances in jeopardy because of […]

How to Ask Your Employer About Working from Home

Model House

Do you love your job, but just not the people in which you work with or the workplace setting in general?  If your answer is yes, you may want to think about asking your employer if you can work from home.  Even if working from home is an idea that you do not feel your […]

How to Handle Difficult Coworkers

Angry tattooed woman.

Do you love your job, but just not your coworkers?  If this is how you can describe your feelings about your job, you may want to continue reading on.  Unfortunately, when placed in a similar position, one that involves difficult or unruly coworkers, many individuals assume that their only option is to resign from their […]

Finding a New Job: How to Use Career Training to Your Advantage

A teacher talks to a schoolgirl using a computer in a high schoo

Are you interested in changing careers or changing jobs?  If you are, your first impulse may involve automatically quitting your current job and going right out and applying for new jobs.  Of course, the decision is yours to make, but you may want to refrain from taking this approach, as there are no guarantees. Instead, […]

Do You Need a New Job? Signs That You May

Snowy road sign.

Would you like to change jobs or change the path of your career?  If you would, you are definitely not alone.  In the United States, millions of Americans wish that they could be working for another company or even working for themselves. Although many Americans wish that they could switch jobs, not everyone actually needs […]

Asked to Relocate? Questions You Should Ask Your Employer


Have you recently been asked by your employer to relocate?  If you have, you are facing a decision that more individuals are finding themselves faced with each year.  With many companies finding it difficult to financially survive in high cost living areas, many are choosing to relocate to areas where it is cheaper to operate […]

Are You Working a Dead-End Job? Signs That You May Be

Metalsmith portrait.

Have you ever felt like you are working at a dead-end job?  If you think that you are, you are definitely not alone.  With that in mind, just because you think that you may be working a dead-end job, it doesn’t necessarily mean that you are.  However, if you would like a little bit of […]

Job Hunting: Should You Lower Your Expectations

Business meeting.

Are you in need of a job? If you are currently unemployed you may even consider yourself to be desperate for a new job.  If you are, you may end up wondering if you should lower your expectations, to make it easier to find a job right away.  If so, you are definitely not alone. […]

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