How to Write a Letter of Recommendation for a Student [Template Included]

By Mike Simpson If you are a teacher or mentor a young person, there’s a chance that you’ll be asked to do something important: write a letter of recommendation for a student. But if even if you think the student is amazing, if you’ve never created one of these letters before, the idea may be…

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How To Ask For A Letter of Recommendation (Templates Included)

By Mike Simpson How to ask for a letter of recommendation. It’s a question that plagues students and job seekers alike. Why? Because having one is sometimes a necessity. It can be a requirement for college applications or may make all of the difference when you’re trying to land your dream job. The trick is,…

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Top 10 Millennial Job Interview Tips (+ Mistakes To Avoid)

By Mike Simpson More than one-in-three people in the workforce are Millennials. That makes them the largest part of the labor force, by far, surpassing Gen X – the second largest population working – by several million. But even as the oldest Millennials approach 40, that doesn’t mean they navigate interviews with the skill of…

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Top 10 Cover Letter Tips for 2021 (+ Mistakes To Avoid)

By Mike Simpson Ah, the cover letter. While it seems like writing a cover letter would be so incredibly simple, it’s often one of the most intimidating parts of the application process. Why? Well, there are quite a few reasons. With a cover letter, you have to showcase your capabilities differently than you would in…

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I Hate My Boss – What to Do Now (Our Step-By-Step Guide)

By Mike Simpson When the first thing you think when you arrive at work is “I hate my boss,” your professional life quickly turns miserable. It may feel like you simply can’t win, and that’s heartbreaking. Overall, 50 percent of professionals have left a job to get away from a manager. Why does that matter?…

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How to Decline a Job Offer (Step-By-Step Guide + Email Templates)

By Mike Simpson You’ve done it. You navigated the hiring process like a boss, impressing with your resume, answering the job interview questions with ease, and really standing out in the eyes of the hiring manager. You’ve got a job offer in front of you. There’s just one problem; you don’t actually want the position.…

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I Hate My Job! – What to Do Now (Follow These 10 Steps)

By Mike Simpson When you hate your job, every day can feel like a slog. Not only are your workdays rough, but fears and annoyance about going back to work can worm their way into your weekends and vacations. A stunning 81 percent of professionals experience Sunday night dread, and it’s a rough way to…

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Top 20 Tough Interview Questions (Example Answers Included)

By Mike Simpson Have you ever faced off against an interview question that stopped you dead in your tracks? You know you heard the hiring manager ask it. But after that, your mind starts reeling, and you can’t figure out how to begin. That’s usually what it feels like to get hit with genuinely tough…

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Top 19 Highest Paying Part Time Jobs in 2021

By Mike Simpson Many people simply can’t work a full-time schedule. For others, it may be an option, but they would rather have more time to focus on family, hobbies, or personal obligations. Luckily, it is possible to support yourself without having to work 40+ hours per week. There are some amazing high-paying part-time jobs…

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How to Write a Thank You Email After Your Phone Interview (+ Samples)

By Mike Simpson Ah, the thank you email. It seems like such a simple thing. But, did you know that it can be a make or break point for you as a candidate? It’s true. Some hiring managers will discard candidates who fail to send one. Others will make hiring decisions based on the content…

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