Top 13 Stay Interview Questions (Example Answers Included)

By Mike Simpson The Great Resignation has shaken the business world to its core. In November 2021, a record-breaking 4.5 million people told their employers to take a hike, leaving companies in many sectors scrambling to find ways to secure the talent they need. One move employers are starting to use is stay interviews. Stay…

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How to Negotiate a Salary Counter Offer

By Mike Simpson Few things are as exciting as getting a job offer. The problem is, if the salary the company presents doesn’t meet your expectations, it’s easy to go from pumped up about the opportunity to downright deflated in a matter of seconds. Luckily, if you have a salary counter offer at the ready,…

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Upskilling for Job Seekers in 2022

By Mike Simpson Taking your career to the next level takes hard work and dedication. But while it’s easy to assume that advancing is mostly in the hands of employers – as they’re the ones that decide whether you can thrive in a role –job seekers aren’t powerless. By upskilling, professionals can potentially write their…

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How to Write a Short and Simple Resignation Letter (Examples Included)

By Mike Simpson Knowing how to write a short and simple resignation letter is essential. Why? Because during your career, there’s a good chance that you’ll need to resign from a job eventually. Practically no one stays with the same employer during their entire professional life. In fact, leaving at some point is so common…

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What Does Business Casual Attire Mean?

By Jeff Gillis When employees hear that a workplace allows business casual attire, they often assume that the dress code is pretty lax. In reality, business casual does involve some rules. Getting your business casual outfits right is essential if you’re going to impress on the job. But how do you do that if you…

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30 High Income Skills You Can Learn in 2022

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 2022

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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