Don't Ask Interview Candidates About Their Current Boss

Conducting a job interview requires you to plan the questions. One question you shouldn’t ask: What do you think about your current boss?

Have Better One-On-One Meetings By Splitting Personal And Work Time

A one-on-one meeting is a great way to give someone feedback, see what direction they’re headed, and get honest feedback yourself. Splitting the meeting time into personal and work can help you build rapport while getting the information you want.

Work On Your 'Big Goal' Daily To Advance Your Career

Most of us have a long to-do list, and we also have long-term goals for a career. Even if you get busy, don’t let a day go by without working on the latter.

Six Questions You Should Ask To Learn About A Company's Culture

After hours spent meticulously fine-tuning your cover letter and resume, you’ve finally scored an elusive interview with the employer of your dreams. But how do you know if you’ll actually fit in the company culture? You may need to ask a few key questions to learn if the company is right for you.

How To Determine Your Freelance Rate And Get Paid What You're Worth

When I took on my first client, I had no idea how to set my freelance rate. Asking for too much would make me seem greedy and asking for too little would leave me overworked and underpaid. It has taken a couple of years, but I’ve finally come up with a system to set a rate that is best for me and my client.

Tech Job Vacancies Are Still Slumping

It’s a good time to gorge yourself at work Christmas parties, but not to go hunting for a new IT pro role. According to job advertising site Indeed, ads for tech positions fell by 12 per cent in November compared to the previous month.

Beyond Event Hopping: How To Step Up Your Professional Networking

Sometimes, professional networking can feel like a never-ending cycle of event hopping and meeting random people. If you’re feeling frustrated, we’ve got some battle-tested information that can help you improve your networking efforts.

Why Big Data Could Create Legal Problems For Job Seekers

Staff recruitment and retention are an ongoing challenge for employers. Proponents of big data in the workplace are now claiming they can change that.

Should You Always Wear A Suit To A Job Interview?

Conventional wisdom holds that you should dress sharply for a job interview, and that often involves wearing a suit. But that might not always be the best choice.

Make Your Commute More Tolerable With A Little Mindfulness

If you have a long commute to work, you probably try to distract yourself. You might listen to music or an audiobook. Trying mindfulness when you commute might make your commute better and improve your job skills.