3 Times You Have Our Permission to Take a Break From Work

1. When You’ve Been Working Non-Stop for Hours When you have a monster of a project to finish up or a huge list of to-do’s to tackle, your instinct may be to power through. After all,...

6 Ways to Distract Yourself When You’re “Just Waiting to Hear Back” During a...

1. Start a Side Gig One great (and lucrative) way to keep yourself occupied is by picking up a temporary side gig. This could be a position you can start immediately using skills or connections you...

3 Practical Things to Do When You Have Too Many Goals

1. Look for Logical Overlaps The first way you can cut your list (i.e., achieve more in less time ) is to identify relationships between items. Some things will complement one another, and this synergy will...

3 Signs You’re on the Verge of Hating Your Job (That You Didn’t Even...

Sign #1: Sunday Night Blues Are the Norm Though the “Sunday Sads” are not a new concept, many professionals have reluctantly accepted them, coping through Instagram memes and comforting Sunday rituals. But, if this feeling of...

How to Realistically Change Careers When Your Current Job Totally Drains You

Shore Up Your Emotional Reserves If your job’s drained you to the point of burnout, lifting yourself out of your career rut and back into a positive place is the first task at hand. Like other emotional...

3 Interview Mistakes You Probably Can’t Recover From

1. They Told Me They Never Got Something Wrong (Ever) I’m a big fan of the classic: “Tell me about a time you failed.” In fact, I was most likely to ask it of very impressive...

3 Better Ways to Answer “Why Should We Hire You?”

  1. The Intersection One way to attack this interview question is to intersect what’s in it for the hiring manager and what’s in it for you. Basically, you want to get across that he or she...

How To Re-brand Yourself After A Career Change

Show How Versatile You Are Do you have qualities and abilities that weren’t showcased in your previous career, but are helpful, or even necessary, in your new one? Point out what those qualities and abilities are...

How to Recover From a Huge, Huge Mistake at Work

Apologize—Immediately Jane’s first inclination? To quit. Or to call in a bomb threat. Or to fake food poisoning and spend the rest of the week cowering in her apartment. She was embarrassed, scared, and wondering how...

3 Interview Mistakes You Probably Can’t Recover From

1. They Told Me They Never Got Something Wrong (Ever) I’m a big fan of the classic: “Tell me about a time you failed.” In fact, I was most likely to ask it of very impressive...