Career Spotlight: What I Do As A Microwave Engineer

We rarely think about the technologies that have made wireless communication the norm, but putting the invisible wavelengths of the electromagnetic spectrum to use requires a great deal of obscure engineering.

All About The Best Ways To Use LinkedIn

Most of us have LinkedIn profiles, even if we don’t know exactly why we’re on the service. How do you actually put the site to use and how much information about yourself should you offer?

Work Like An Intern For A Better Chance At Success

Everyone wants to get ahead in their job. Whether it’s eyeing a promotion or just trying to get a project off the ground, one attitude can always help: working like an intern would.

Tell Your Boss You're Overwhelmed With Work With These Scripts

We all know that it’s tough to say no to work sometimes, but it’s often also about figuring out how to prioritise when bosses, clients and colleagues keep piling more on your plate. The Muse put together a few helpful scripts for dealing with this problem.

Why You Shouldn't Trust The Myers-Briggs Test For Serious Results

Most of us have taken the Myers-Briggs personality test at some point in our lives. The test that gives you a simple, four-letter acronym to sum up your personality. While it’s a neat way to learn about ourselves, you probably shouldn’t use it to do something serious like decide what career to pursue.

Stop Thinking And Start Doing: The Power Of Practising More

We all have goals that we want to achieve in our lives. These goals may include learning a new language, eating healthier and losing weight, becoming a better parent, saving more money, and so on. But there’s a point when you need to stop planning these goals and start working towards them.

Ask How To Contribute To The Company's Mission During A Job Interview 

You want to stand out at a job interview. The goal is to show a potential employer that, not only can you get the job done, you’re also the best candidate. One way to assert your work ethic is to ask how your work will contribute to the company’s mission.

Increase Your Odds Of Getting Hired By Making Sure They Hear Your Voice

Applying for a job is often an impersonal process. You’re just a name on a screen or a piece of paper. Letting the potential employer hear your voice might help you get the job.

The Best Days And Times To Check For New Job Postings

When you’re looking for a job, catching a new job posting as soon as it goes up can help you stand out. There are a couple of days and time periods you should be ready for.

The Budget Categories To Cut Back On First When You Lose A Job

A job loss hurts. Beyond the emotional toll, it’s also stressful to worry about how you’re going to make ends meet. If you lose your job and have to reevaluate your monthly expenses, there are a few categories that you should focus on first.