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  • Make the most out of your next career fair experie

    How to maximize your job fair experience

    • Feb 25, 2019
    • Lonna Whiting

    Job fairs are one of the best ways to land an interview at your dream company. Find out how to get the most out of your next job fair.

  • Invest in yourself

    • Jan 23, 2019
    • Helmut Schmidt / The Forum

    Local business experts offer resolutions to improve work and life

  • How To Be Your Own Boss… At Work

    • Nov 29, 2017
    • Ben Hanson

    Workers crave the feeling of being in control of their work. If you want independence, but aren’t ready to quit your job and venture out on your own, here are some tips on where to look to find that perfect fit.

  • Deceiving Dream Jobs: 5 Red Flags Of A Job Scam

    • Nov 15, 2017
    • Tanner Robinson

    Next time you click on a job offer email, consider these tips to identify if the email is a fake.

  • Interview Prep: Ask These Questions To Stand Out From Your Competition

    • Nov 8, 2017
    • Alexandra Floersch

    A bad first impression will make an impact, but a list of thoughtful, pre-determined questions could sway the hiring manager’s opinion of you by, leaving with a strong, positive impression of a future employee.

  • 10 Reasons Why You Should Always Be Looking For Your Next Job

    • Nov 1, 2017
    • Tracy Briggs

    You might be in a job you love, but career experts say you should always be on the lookout for another. Here are ten reasons why you should always be looking for your next job.

  • How To Interview Like A Jedi Master

    • Oct 25, 2017
    • Ben Hanson

    While it’s not in your best interest to frame your potential employer as your mortal enemy, it can be very beneficial to walk into your interview with a few Jedi mind tricks hidden up your sleeve.

  • How To Survive Being Laid Off

    • Oct 18, 2017
    • Danielle Teigen

    If you find yourself being laid off, here are a few things to keep in mind as you navigate this uncertain time.

  • 7 Careers Tailor-Made For Night Owls

    • Oct 11, 2017
    • Tracy Briggs

    What’s wrong with sleeping in a bit, letting the day unfold, and slowly making your way out the door to tackle the day’s responsibilities? The good news is many jobs out there could make this Utopian world of late-sleeping a reality.

  • What Should I Be When I Grow Up? 5 Tips For Uncovering Your Career Passion

    • Oct 4, 2017
    • Tracy Briggs

    These five tips will help you uncover what your passion is and how you might make a living (and a life) from it.

  • 7 Careers Tailor-Made For Early Birds

    • Sep 27, 2017
    • Ben Hanson

    Several specific careers are tailor-made for those who rise with the morning sun full of energy and ready to clock in. Sound like you? If so, keep these options in mind next time you find yourself on the job hunt.

  • Top 10 Tips For Starting Your Own Small Business

    • Sep 20, 2017
    • Ben Hanson

    Beyond getting your business plan written and finalized, here are ten specific tips for anyone thinking of starting their own business.

  • Work-Life Balance: How To Leave Work At Work

    • Sep 6, 2017
    • Alexandra Floersch

    Research shows that the inability to disconnect from work can have significant repercussions. Here are four tips for leaving your work at work.

  • What NOT To Do On Your Resume

    • Aug 30, 2017
    • Danielle Teigen

    A hiring manager typically spends 5-7 seconds glancing at a resume.That’s right, seconds. That’s not much time to make a good first impression, which is why you need to make sure you fix any of these issues on your own resume.

  • How To Lose Weight At Work

    • Aug 23, 2017
    • Hillary Sorenson

    Between office parties, donut breaks in the mornings, and happy hours on Friday, meeting your weight-loss goals while holding down a full-time job can be difficult. If you’re struggling with sticking to a healthy lifestyle, here’s what you can do to combat the daily temptations at work that impact your weight-loss goals.

  • 5 Ways Vacations Make You A Better Worker

    • Aug 16, 2017
    • Ben Hanson

    Research is lending legitimacy to what we all know in our hearts to be true: we need regular breaks from work to unwind and recharge. Here are five reasons why taking a vacation is actually more of a necessity than a luxury.

  • One Sneaky Way to Land Your Next Job

    • Aug 9, 2017
    • Ben Hanson

    If you’re on the job hunt, you’re not alone, and you still need to make use of every advantage you can to one-up the rest of the field… including thinking outside the box when it comes to getting your foot in the door.

  • Why Pay Isn’t The Best Part Of A Job

    • Aug 2, 2017
    • Hillary Sorenson

    Work is certainly not the only thing people do to make life fulfilling. In fact, it doesn’t even make up a third of the average life span. So why do we assume a hefty salary will solve all of life’s problems and ensure a happily ever after?

  • Rise And Shine: How To Become A Morning Person

    • Jul 25, 2017
    • Alexandra Floersch

    If you’re having trouble getting out of bed in the morning, try these four tips to streamline the process of becoming a morning person:

  • 10 Things I Learned About Being Unemployed

    • Mar 14, 2018
    • William Malvin

    Here are a few things I’ve learned since losing my job of 9 years.