If you want to succeed in your first job, there are a few key rules you should follow: be punctual, polite, and professional. However, the list of things you shouldn’t do is rarely written down, and it’s a fine line. Here are three rules you shouldn’t break when you start out in your first job. … [Read more...] about 3 Ways to Ruin Your Career
Speaking from experience, an internship right out of college was NOT what I wanted. I had done internships in college to gain experience. I paid my dues, studied hard, got excellent grades, several degrees, honors, the list goes on. I was ready to jump into the workforce full strength. When I found … [Read more...] about Why You Should Take an Internship
No matter what stage of life you are in, you have most certainly dealt with someone who is condescending. Whether it’s someone in a group project in school, a boss, or a coworker, you will experience people like this your entire life. That’s why it’s important to learn now how best to deal with … [Read more...] about How to Deal With a Condescending Coworker
Getting a raise at a new job is often seen as a complicated or uncomfortable task, especially for millennials. We tend to either be too scared to seek out a salary increase or promotion at our new job, or think we’re unworthy of deserving one. I recently posted about how I found my first job out of … [Read more...] about How to Get Your First Salary Increase or Promotion This Year
The first thing I tend to look at when I'm job searching is the requirements, to see if I measure up at the bare minimum. While I'm checking things off mentally with "got that" and "I can do that in my sleep", there are other skills that present themselves once I'm actually working. Here are 7 … [Read more...] about 7 Must Have Skills for Any Job
When it comes to creating a resume, the possibilities are endless. You can have a chronological, skills-based, or a combination of resume formats, but how do you know which one is right for you? There are three general resume format types, and there are several pros and cons to each of them. If … [Read more...] about Which Resume Format is Right for You?