The best way to resign is to leave your boss wishing you will return. Read on for six ways to build good and lasting relationships as you’re saying good-bye at the office.
Ann Arbor, MI
Vickie Elmer writes about consumer issues, careers and workplace subjects for the New York Times, Fortune magazine, the Washington Post and other top tier media outlets. Her articles are filled with actionable insights, compelling stories and inspiring people. The mother of three also co-owns Mity Nice LLC, a small social cart business based in Ann Arbor, Mich., which donates to more than a dozen charities each summer and fall. Her motto changes regularly, but her concentration on careers, kindness, creativity and high quality writing remains constant.
Anyone with two or three employers on their A-list of targets needs a smart strategy to show they’re sweet on those companies. Read on for six ways to woo the hiring manager.
Recently been to a great networking event? Read on for four key strategies to build valuable connections with key people you meet when networking.
Don’t just introduce yourself when at your next networking event. Stand out and be memorable with these five tips.
No one wants to spend two hours in a job interview with wet feet. This time of year, snow or rain could dampen your footsteps as you head into an important career conversation (especially if you live in a region where it snows!). Read on for tips on the best boots to wear in a job interview.
If your 2013 goals are ambitious or numerous, your time management and ability to manage multiple projects simultaneously must be well muscled. And if you’re squeezing in a job hunt between a full-time job, volunteer work and family or friends, you may need help. Read on for five tips to juggle it all.
Sometimes your job hunt needs a little magic. So, you’ll be glad to learn that the week between Christmas and New Year’s has been dubbed “magic week,” by author and former exec Nan Russell. It’s a marvelous time to connect or reconnect with key people and even to land a job for January. Read on to find out how.
Your potential employer may care more than you think about what you’re wearing. Read on for tips on how to go from frumpy to fashionista for your next interview.
If your boss is like a lot of bosses, she’s too busy managing meetings, deadlines and corporate goals to give much thought to your value to the company. So, how do you increase your chances of getting a raise, and, more importantly, hike up the amount? Read on.
Your interview has been successful – congratulations. But, what if you get an offer before the interview is even over? Here are five tips to help you through that on-the-spot job offer.