Ask A Question After Connecting With Someone For Better Networking

When you connect with someone at a networking event or online, it’s not always clear what to do next. Ask a question to keep the conversation going.


Send A Thank-You Letter After A Job Rejection

Whether emailed or handwritten, a quick thank-you note sent to your interviewer could improve your chances of getting the job. But even if you don’t get the job, it’s smart to send a note of thanks.


How To Identity Workaholism (And Why It's Bad)

The term “workaholism” has been around since the 1971 publication of Wayne Oates’ book Confessions of a Workaholic. But, despite increasing research into the idea, there is still no single concept of this phenomenon. This is problematic for tackling the issue which, if classified as an addiction, should be treated as such.


Download 275 Free Resume Templates For Microsoft Word

A good resume can land you that job interview, so you want to stand out. If formatting a resume isn’t your thing, Hloom has 275 free Microsoft Word templates to download.


The Kogan Principle: Pick Job Candidates Based On Their Email Domain

Trying to sort through a long list of job candidates? Entrepreneur Ruslan Kogan suggests using the email domain applicants use to help narrow down the field.


Know Your Career Path With The G+P+V Formula

Whether you’ve been in the job market for a while or you’re a recent graduate, you’ll face the question of where to go with your career. Learning what you are good at, what you care about, and what’s important to you is one way of answering that question.


Killer Interview Question: How Would You Design A Phone For Deaf People?

Another addition to Lifehacker’s ever-growing killer interview questions collection: How would you design a phone for deaf people?.


View Your Annoyances As Project Opportunities At Work

No job is without its share of annoyances. While most of us tend to groan, sigh and move on with our day, those moments of frustration may actually be golden opportunities calling to you.


Ask LH: Should I Submit My Resume In Person?

Hey Lifehacker, I’m wondering: After seeing numerous articles about job interviews and such, it got me wondering. Would a business be much more eager to employ me if I were to hand in my resume and cover letter in person, or if i just applied through the internet? Would showing up in person demonstrate I actually have more drive and more interest in the job? I just wonder if I’d have better chances going into a workplace and applying.


Consider Working From Home On Wednesdays Instead Of Fridays

If you work from home for part of the week, you may be tempted to make Friday your telecommuting day. Shifting that day to Wednesday, though, can help break up the week (and make it more likely that your boss will let you telecommute).