5 Amazing Tricks to Get a Raise

Asking for a raise, we've all been there, haven't we? The 3 words that I would use to describe the whole process of asking for a raise would be tricky, daunting and nerve-wracking! But here's the thing, it doesn't need to be any of those things - as long as you play your cards … [Read more...]

LinkedIn 101 for Professionals

With over 300 million users and 2 new users added each second, LinkedIn is one of the largest, fastest-growing social media networking website out there, and has the unique honor of being the only social network for professionals, job-seekers, head-hunters, as well as company-heads and … [Read more...]

5 Ways to be Indispensable at Work

"The most important thing for workers to understand is that you have to make yourself indispensable. You must make money for your employer or make his life easier, preferably both. Also, you have to learn as much as you can about your chosen endeavor." - Bill O'Reilly In today's economy and job … [Read more...]

How To Avoid Burnout at Work

It really isn't a big secret that our lives, and in particular, our work lives are becoming more and more stressful with the passage of each day. We feel frustrated because of our jobs more often than not, and bad days pile to become bad weeks or even bad months. Every day is a struggle and every … [Read more...]

Why LinkedIn is So Important for Professionals and Job-Seekers

LinkedIn might not be the most popular of all the social networks out there, but let's not underestimate its importance, especially when it comes to connecting with industry professionals, furthering your career, hiring and getting hired, as well as for business-to-business (B2B) … [Read more...]

Salary Negotiation Tips (and Why It’s Important)

Salary negotiations are important - both when you're first offered a job, and also during performance reviews . It can be an uncomfortable, often nerve-wracking conversation to bring up, and may make you uneasy, especially during a job interview. But nonetheless, negotiating your salary and … [Read more...]

8 Surefire Signs That It’s Time to Quit Your Job

Forbes ran a job satisfaction survey last year which yielded not-so-surprising results: "[Out of the] 411 workers [surveyed] in the U.S. and Canada, only 19% said they were satisfied with their jobs. Another 16% said they were “somewhat satisfied.” But the rest, nearly two-thirds of respondents, … [Read more...]

7 Excellent Questions to Ask Your Interviewer

A job interview is usually looked upon as an opportunity for the employer to pick and choose the best candidate for an opening. The interviewer asks the questions, according to hiring managers the interviewee answers them and that's how it usually goes. However it is always a good idea for the … [Read more...]

How to Write the Perfect Cover Letter

Contrary to popular belief, cover letters remain an important part of the hiring process. Sure, most hiring and recruitment managers might not even read cover letters any more; they probably only will if a resume catches the eye, and that's precisely what cover letters are for, to augment your … [Read more...]

Insightful Hiring Quotes (and Lessons) from 9 Business Experts and Leaders

Good recruitment policies are the cornerstone to the success or failure of a business. I've always been of the belief that any company's hiring and staffing policies and procedures will actually be what make it or break it in the long run. If, for instance a firm has a strong hiring procedure and … [Read more...]