How to Nail Your Next Phone Interview

One of the most common interviews today is the phone interview. In fact, more and more companies are using the phone interview to initially screen candidates, or as an alternative to the first round in-person interview.  As reported on Forbes.com, Continue reading How to Nail Your Next Phone Interview

Emma Watson Takes Stand for Gender Equality With “HeforShe”

Today, most news stories about celebrities aren’t exactly casting their actions in a positive light. Luckily, there are some very glowing exceptions, such as Emma Watson. Not only was the former Harry Potter star recently named as a U.N. Women Continue reading Emma Watson Takes Stand for Gender Equality With “HeforShe”

Identifying as a Diversity Hire

As the workplace becomes more global, many companies are recognizing the importance of hiring more diverse candidates. An American Express Open Forum article noted that in a 2012 study, sixty-three percent of senior executives believed that having diversity and inclusion Continue reading Identifying as a Diversity Hire

How to Deal with Gender Discrimination at Work

Though we all try to avoid it, sometimes gender discrimination at work still occurs. When this type of situation happens, it can leave you feeling uncomfortable, traumatized, anxious, and at a loss as to the why and how. However, before Continue reading How to Deal with Gender Discrimination at Work

The Magic Question: How do I ask for a Raise?

At some point in your career, you may find yourself wanting a salary increase. But do you know the right way to ask for a raise? According to Mercer’s 2014/2015 US Compensation Planning Survey, the average raise in base pay Continue reading The Magic Question: How do I ask for a Raise?

Can You Use a Tablet in a Job Interview?

When it comes to job searching and interviewing, there are a lot of rules; from your cover letter and resume to accepting an interview and negotiating a salary. Depending on the company you’re interviewing with, it can be hard to determine what’s Continue reading Can You Use a Tablet in a Job Interview?

Salary Negotiation 101: The Top 5 Must-Knows

You’ve applied for a job, and gone through the interview process. Finally, you’ve heard the words you’ve been waiting for, “We’d like to make you an offer.” Now the salary negotiations begin, and being a good negotiator is not only the Continue reading Salary Negotiation 101: The Top 5 Must-Knows

Getting Your Resume Noticed with Résunate

You’ve made a list of jobs your experience is perfect for, you’ve gone through the tedious process of applying for all of them, and now your excitedly awaiting the calls. But wait…a week goes by, then two, and now three, and still Continue reading Getting Your Resume Noticed with Résunate

A Silicon Valley of Shame

The billionaires of Silicon Valley are at it again. This time, they are trying to divide California into six states. In fact, venture capitalist Tim Draper, recently announced that he has enough signatures to put the initiative on the California Continue reading A Silicon Valley of Shame

Are You Being Punished for Promoting Diversity?

Earlier this month, at the Academy of Management’s annual meeting, researchers presented their findings on the impact of the glass ceiling on minorities and woman.  It seems that even though women and minorities have become the dominant force in workplace, Continue reading Are You Being Punished for Promoting Diversity?