Make It Count: Your First Contact with a Recruiter
Last week, we recommended some phone etiquette tips to use when on the job market. But there’s more to making a good first impression than just your etiquette. This week we will cover a few more issues that you should consider after you have submitted your resume. While you are waiting for that call back, […]
Phone Etiquette: It’s Not Just for the Employed
First impressions matter. This is especially true when on the job market. What you convey on your resume may be great, and it is the first step to getting a potential employer to call you. However, if you do receive the call, it is critical you immediately follow through on what your resume promises with […]
3 Email Etiquette Tips To Save Your Professional Life
A couple of weeks ago, we covered the importance of establishing boundaries between work and your personal life especially when it comes to your smartphone. However, some of these boundaries apply to more than just your smartphone. In fact, you should practice making these professional emailing habits second nature. It is easy to slip into […]
The Danger of Email on Your Smart Phone
We often discuss the danger of being burned out, and we encourage you to protect the time you need to take care of yourself. However, we do realize that it is easier said than done, especially with the ubiquity of smart phones. When you are passionate about your work, ease of access to that work […]
Are You Making the Most of Your Weekends?
Last week, we gave you some tips on putting your tax refund to good use. (You can read that blog here.) One of our suggestions for your tax refund was to use it to treat yourself. You work hard all week long; you should use your weekends to reenergize yourself. Embracing weekends is one of […]
What To Do With That Tax Refund?
Tax season is over, and you potentially have a tax refund. What do you do with that chunk of money with your name on it? Don’t let it dwindle away and disappear. If you make a plan and stick to that plan, you will be able to make the most of that tax refund. If […]