If it’s become apparent that employers are searching for skills that you simply don’t have, you may start to feel panicked. How can you get a job if your resume just isn’t up to par? But before you immediately decide to enroll in a pricy Master’s program, know that there are other options that will […]
According to a survey cited by the Non-Employment Law Project (NELP), 90 percent of companies these days are running criminal background checks on their prospective employees. That’s up roughly 10 percent from a decade ago, and nearly 40 percent from 20 years ago. And yes, that 90 percent figure applies to companies of all shapes […]
If you’ve recently attended a networking event, you may have come back with many contacts in your phone as The Muse has recommended. While it is very important to retrieve contacts at a networking event, it is even more important to know what to do with those contacts afterwards.
When you’re working a temp job, it can feel like heading into the office is a waste of time. The position isn’t permanent and it may not be exactly what you’d like to be doing with your career. However, if you readjust your perspective on the situation, you can make the most of your temp […]
Preparing for an interview for a job you really, really want can be emotional, stressful, exhilarating, and just about everything in between. Trying to decide who you want to be, or at least how you want to portray yourself is a challenge that seems like only the luckiest can figure out how to succeed at. […]