How to Ask For A Raise?

Asking for a raise comes after a certain period of time with an employer and both parties are aware of it. But, how do you approach that conversation? And what happens if a headhunter contacts you? Should you try and negotiate your salary and package? Or maybe you...
Post-interview emails?

Post-interview emails?

You know how, once the interview is ending, the person who interviews says something along the lines of “Thank you, we’ll be in touch!”? And, you know how, once you receive that email which starts with “We regret to inform you…”, you lose interest in the company,...
Help! Who do I list as my reference?

Help! Who do I list as my reference?

At some point in the recruiting process, you will be asked to provide references. It can be before the interview, after the interview, and some companies can wait until you are hired to ask for them. But, you will be asked to provide professional job references. If...
What is Micromanagement?

What is Micromanagement?

First of all, let’s get one thing straight: there is guiding someone, and there is micromanaging someone. Micromanagement can be extremely dangerous for both the manager and the direct report.The worst part of it is – the person doing it often can’t...
Help! I’m working FOR my colleague, not with her!

Help! I’m working FOR my colleague, not with her!

Have you ever been in a situation where you felt like you were taking orders from more than one person? Even though you had one manager who was actually your manager, there was a colleague who acted as if they were your manager as well? Sometimes, we have all felt...

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