30 High Income Skills You Can Learn in 2021

By Jeff Gillis When you want to take your career – and salary – to the next level, high-income skills are the way to do it. But what are high-income skills? How do you get them if you don’t have them? And which ones do you need? If you’re asking questions like those, you’re in…

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Top 15 LinkedIn Profile Tips for 2021

By Jeff Gillis Whether you’re currently looking for a new job or simply want to be ready for when that day comes, learning about LinkedIn profile tips is crucial. That way, you can use the platform to its fullest and increase your odds of creating one of the best LinkedIn profiles possible. Once your LinkedIn…

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Career Development 101: A Step-by-Step Guide

By Mike Simpson Most working-age adults have heard about the importance of career development. The thing is, a surprising number don’t know what it involves, and many more have no idea how to create a functional career development plan that can turn their dreams into a reality. Luckily, you’ve got us. Think of us as…

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10 Steps to Supercharge Your Career Planning

By Mike Simpson Whether you’re new to the workforce or have already made serious strides in your field, you’ve likely heard that career planning is important for professional success. After all, having a strategy helps you stay focused and may make it easier to seize the right opportunities as they come along. But figuring out…

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How to End an Email (Examples Included)

By Mike Simpson Sometimes, it’s not until you have a job search underway that you really stop and think about how you approach an email. After all, you want to come across as capable, professional, and, well, hirable. On occasion, that may leave you asking questions, “Do I really know how to end an email…

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How to Use To Whom It May Concern (Alternatives Included)

By Mike Simpson Every letter needs a solid salutation. Why? Because it helps the reader figure out who you’re talking to. But what if you don’t know the name of the person you’re addressing? That’s where “to whom it may concern” comes in. “To whom it may concern” is a generic salutation that can apply…

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The Complete Guide to Severance (Pay and Package)

By Mike Simpson In some cases, if you’re laid off or let go from a job for a reason other than a performance issue or a policy violation, you might get offered severance. If you do, this can significantly ease the blow. You’ll end up with some extra post-employment support, increasing the odds that you…

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How to Write a Resignation Letter (Templates Included)

By Mike Simpson At some point in your career, you’re probably going to resign from a job. After all, practically no one stays in one role for their entire working life; moving on from time to time is normal. In fact, it’s so normal that millions of professionals leave their jobs every month. That’s right,…

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What Is an Apprenticeship? (And How To Get One!)

By Mike Simpson While many people have heard about apprenticeship programs, there’s also a lot of confusion and misinformation swirling around. Give or take, there are about 585,000 active apprentices in the United States spread across 23,000 registered programs. But if you don’t know anyone who has taken part, you probably have some questions. What…

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Virtual Job Shadowing (Step-By-Guide)

By Mike Simpson Virtual job shadowing is a fairly new creation, at least when it comes to the mainstream. Ultimately, the pandemic has changed a lot about how people work and live, including how we learn about career options and further ourselves professionally. With virtual job shadow opportunities, you can experience a day in the…

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