If you’re looking to move up in your career, one of the questions you’ll get is what your management style is. And if you’ve never managed people, you may not even know! The first thing I always tell people is to remember that control is not leadership. I once got called to the carpet…Details
It stinks to get a “thanks but no thanks” response after you’ve poured your heart and soul into a job. And it’s very easy to that that sort of thing personally. But please try not to. I know it feels like a rejection, but the truth is probably much more complicated than that. …Details
You’ve had a great conversation with a recruiter or employer, but then you hear nothing. What can you do? How often should you reach back out to them? Watch here for tips!
Have you ever been ghosted by a workplace? It’s a terrible feeling! You have a nice conversation with an employer or a recruiter and you’re feeling good. You’re excited about the possibility of a job—sometimes you’ve even gotten an offer. And then… silence. What the heck? The truth is, this happens all too…Details
Have you ever gotten a weird interview question? If you were a pizza delivery driver, how would you use a pair of child safety scissors? What’s the last gift you gave someone? If you could be a superhero, what would your superpower be? If you were an animal, what would you be and why? …Details
Feeling pressured to disclose lots of personal info at work? You don’t need to!
Psychological safety is the knowledge that you speak up, ask questions, or voice opinions to others at work, including your superiors, without fear of punishment or humiliation. Do you have it at your workplace? Many organizations are struggling with this issue since the pandemic. In normal circumstances, managers are asked to be candid and…Details
After last week’s post, you know how to handle salary questions, but how can you make sure you’re getting a fair offer and not leaving money on the table? Salary negotiation can be scary and intimidating, but it’s important to ensure you get paid fairly. Here are a few basic tips to get you started:…Details
Tired of getting asked about your salary history? The good news is that, in many states now, questions about that are illegal. Salary history information has historically perpetuated pay gaps based on gender and race, hamstringing pay negotiation attempts by people who started at lower salaries. Additionally, there are many municipalities with similar laws,…Details