How to Get or Write LinkedIn Recommendations (Examples Included)

By Mike Simpson LinkedIn is undoubtedly the quintessential social media platform for professionals. It serves as a resume supplement, a place to showcase your expertise in posts, and a home for a range of networking activities. It’s no secret that professionals usually spend a lot of time primping their profiles, ensuring that it has the…

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How to Resign from a Job (Step-By-Step Process)

By Mike Simpson Figuring how to resign from a job is a must. Today, practically no one spends their entire career with a single employer simply moving up the chain. Instead, most professionals actually end up in 12+ jobs over the course of a lifetime. Resigning is actually very common in the workforce, too. During…

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20 Best Side Hustles for 2021

By Jeff Gillis In times of uncertainty, finding the best side hustles for you is a must. Why? Because side jobs can be the answer to how to make extra money while keeping your main career on target. They can also give you financial security, diversifying your income. So, if you’re worried about how to…

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Laid Off vs. Fired: The Differences Explained

By Mike Simpson Laid off vs. fired; are they really that different? In the end, they both mean ending up unemployed suddenly, so doesn’t that make them more or less the same? Well, yes and no. In the eyes of many candidates, the difference between being laid off or fired may seem minimal. Either way,…

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How to Change Careers in 2021 (Our 10-Step Process)

By Mike Simpson Ah, the career change. At some point, nearly every professional pauses for a second and wonders, “Am I really doing what I want to do for the rest of my life? And, if not, what career is right for me?” Those are some big questions, for sure. Changing careers isn’t usually something…

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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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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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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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10 Good Reasons For Leaving A Job

By Mike Simpson In life they say all good things (and bad things) must come to an end…and in the job market, that can ring especially true. Are you in a job that you plan on leaving? Have you already left and are actively in the market looking for a new position? Unless you’ve never…

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