You go to work every day, and find yourself totally checked out. You just can’t bring yourself to care—let alone work. Your attitude has slipped. You can’t remember why you’re even doing what you’re doing. There are a few different things that can cause you to feel like you don’t want to work anymore. Maybe […]
It’s a phrase most members of the workforce are probably familiar with, but what exactly does per diem mean for the employee—and for jobs those employees can take on? What Is The Meaning of Per Diem? The phrase per diem is of Latin origin and translates to “for each day” or “per day.” In the […]
How to Become a Travel Nurse If you love to travel and want to see different parts of the country (or even the world), a career as a travel nurse may be perfect for you. Travel nursing offers many benefits, including the ability to see new places, meet new people, and gain valuable experience in […]
How to Become a Nurse Practitioner (NP) Whether you’re a working nurse looking to advance your career or a soon-to-be member of the postsecondary education community, there are paths that’ll lead you to the title of nurse practitioner. How do you obtain that title for yourself? It won’t happen overnight, but it may be easier […]
The Best Paying Jobs in Basic Industries in 2022 If you’re looking for a well-paying job in one of the basic industries, you’re in luck! According to the Bureau of Labor Statistics, these careers are projected to have some of the highest median salaries in 2022. So what are the best paying jobs in basic […]
What are Credentials? How to Add Them to Your Resume Do you know what credentials are? You may have heard the term before, but might not be sure of exactly what it means. In general, adding your credentials to your resume is one way to show potential employers that you have the necessary skills for […]
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4 Differences Between Coaching and Consulting Have you ever wondered what the difference is between coaching and consulting? While both are professional services that can help you reach your goals, they have some keydistinctions. In this post, we’ll break down four differences between coachingand consulting so you can decide which service might be right for […]
Interview Question: “How Do You Build Relationships at Work?” When you’re interviewing for a job, one of the questions they might ask is how you go about building relationships with your co-workers. It’s an essential question since strong workplace relationships can help you be more productive and happier at your job. But what are the […]
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The Difference Between a Food Runner and Busser Working in a restaurant can be a great way to make some extra money, especially if you’re looking for part-time work. However, it’s important to understand the difference between the various positions available, so you know what you’re getting yourself into. In this post, we’ll explain the […]
Is Consumer Services A Good Career Path? Do you enjoy helping people? Are you the type of person who likes to be on the go and meet new people? If so, a career in consumer services may be a good fit for you. Consumer services is a field that involves providing assistance and support to […]
What is Business Casual Attire? A Guide for Men and Women What is business casual attire? This can be a difficult question to answer, as the term can mean different things to different people. Generally speaking, though, business casual attire is something less formal than a suit or dress, but more formal than relaxed jeans […]
In 2022, the workforce will be looking for a new set of character traits in employees. If you are looking to build your resume and want to make sure that you have the right skills and qualities, then read on! In this blog post, we will discuss 10 personal character traits that employers are looking […]
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Whether you’re new to the workforce or not, you may be wondering what “per diem” means in relation to payments given at your job. In simple terms, per diem is Latin for “per day.” If you’re curious about how per diem is calculated, or would like to know more about your rights and responsibilities as […]
Internships are generally shorthand for “newbie getting experience, for no pay.” And they can be a beneficial career step when you’re a student, recent grad, or otherwise starting a new career. But internships are also increasingly problematic: many feel that companies take advantage of interns to provide labor that should be compensated more fairly. Unpaid […]
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When we think of switching jobs, we often think that it involves a big shift, whether it’s a jump in seniority or job title or a big raise in pay. “Climbing up the corporate ladder” is how we tend to see our careers. But what if a smaller change is better for you in the […]
Not every career path is linear. Sometimes an unexpected disruption takes us off one trail and puts us on another. And in our work lives, that can mean losing a job, taking time off to care for family, or dealing with an illness or injury that keeps you out of work for a time. Whatever […]
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Getting promoted is (obviously) amazing for the validation, growth, and potentially more money it brings. It’s also one of the biggest challenges for employees: how do I actually get one? But unfortunately, there’s no slam-dunk answer to that question. Promotions happen for a variety of reasons: team realignments, success on a particular project, recognition of […]
In an episode of “The Simpsons”, Homer leaves his longtime job at the Springfield Nuclear Power Plant to pursue his dreams of being a professional bowler. A short time later, reality sets in and he returns to the power plant to grovel for his job back, at the feet of the merciless Mr. Burns. That’s […]
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If “bookworm” is one of the top ten words to describe you, chances are you’ve at least thought about a career in publishing or editing. Or maybe you’re like I was, just out of school: holding an English degree in one hand and a lifelong love of books and writing in the other, but unsure […]
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No matter who you are and what field you work in, these past couple of years has been rough. Dealing with a global pandemic and a new normal in virtually every industry has left people feeling overwhelmed and stressed. This has been compounded by the Great Resignation, leaving open jobs and gaps that need to […]
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Congratulations! You’ve worked hard, shown that you’re ready for more, and leveled up at your job. But after all the effort of advocating for yourself and making sure your work is top-notch, getting a promotion can trigger a feeling of, “Okay, now what?” First, of course, you celebrate, and start thinking about how you might […]
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The job market right now can feel like a weird place. The Great Resignation is putting employers on the spot, creating more space for employees to get better offers—in theory. In reality, this isn’t always the case. Not every industry is seeing this bonanza market for applicants. Also, people who are dealing with unemployment or […]
When you’re picking a major in college, it’s kind of a leap of faith. You pick something you’re good at and interested in, something you vaguely want to do as a career someday. And unless you’re picking a major that’s tied directly to a specific job already, like pharmacy or veterinary science, you likely get […]
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The hiring landscape has been…rocky of late. In the two years since the pandemic started, uncertainty and shifting economics have made it a major challenge for companies and job seekers alike to know where they stand. And while it’s hard to know what’s going to happen for sure six months, a year, two years from […]
Early on in the pandemic, we started hearing that remote work is the “new normal.” And to an extent, that’s still true. But even after two years of the new normal, some persistent (and unfair) myths about remote work continue to pop up. Myth #1: Remote work is less productive work Even when public health […]