Author: Kate Jenkins

Original article appeared in The Wall Street Journal by Sue Shellenbarger: A 39-year-old executive with a successful record as a senior vice president has been job-hunting since she was laid off a few months ago. She doesn’t care about matching her former title. She just wants...

Most large companies do a good job with the basics of signing up and orienting new employees, but far fewer have processes that address the biggest challenges these hires face in fully integrating into their teams and coming up to speed in their roles. For...

Interviewing for a new job can be nerve wracking. With so much riding on making a great impression, it’s easy to feel overwhelmed. So, it’s no surprise that two-thirds (67%) of millennials feel uneasy about job interviews. Almost 40% would rather spend an entire weekend...

It's always great to stretch out the weekend for an extra day or two. Long weekends can provide a much-needed breather amidst our busy schedules. But how should you spend your long weekend? If you're not sure how to make the most of the next few days, we've got...

As somebody that is in talent acquisition, I would say that on average, I look at somewhere between 100-200 LinkedIn profiles daily.  It is shocking how many I come across that are poorly executed or that just downright make me cringe.  In the age of...

A scene from the NBC comedy series, The Office, parodies an interview question and answer perfectly. America’s favorite clueless manager, Michael Scott, is interviewing for a corporate promotion with his CFO and is asked about his great strengths. “Why don’t I tell you what my greatest weaknesses are? I...

IF YOU’RE looking for a job now, you’re in luck: It’s a job seeker’s market. In May 2018, the national unemployment rate was 3.8 percent – the lowest since 2000. For people considering looking for a new job, this means now is the time to get...

Congratulations, graduate! After the exhausting and stressful process of finishing school, searching for and landing your first “real job,” you are now about to launch your career. The transition from school to work is one of life’s biggest. You are about to enter a whole...

It’s one of the most frustrating job search scenarios. You’re applying for the right roles and you have the right qualifications. You know this to be true because you’re landing one interview after the next. And yet, you’re not getting offers. You keep hearing that, while you were a...