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What HR Can’t Tell You

What HR Can’t Tell You

While your HR department can be a valuable resource, certain topics are off-limits. Here are a few topics HR won’t address with you, according to the Glassdoor Blog.   If You’re Underpaid It’s not very surprising that revealing whether or not you’re underpaid is often not in your HR department’s best interest. Having said that, […]

How Long Should My Resume Be?

How Long Should My Resume Be?

After working multiple jobs over several years, it can be tempting to include your entire work history on your resume. But should you? The short answer is no. Generally speaking, you should limit your resume to two pages and only include the most relevant and recent positions you’ve held. Forbes’ Liz Ryan argues “your most […]

They Did What? Terrible Interview Behavior to Avoid

They Did What? Terrible Interview Behavior to Avoid

  A recent CareerBuilder survey on common interview mistakes revealed some truly terrible workplace behavior, including answer texts messages during interviews, dressing inappropriately, and being caught in a lie. Unfortunately, the bad interview behavior doesn’t end there. The 2017 CareerBuilder survey also asked hiring managers to recount specific instances of terrible interview behavior and the […]

Why You Should Love Your Job And Your Salary

Why You Should Love Your Job And Your Salary

What should you do if you’re lucky enough to love your job, but earn a measly salary? A cash-poor reader asks Forbes’ Liz Ryan; “My problem is simple. I love my job, my boss, and my co-workers. I just can’t live on my salary.” Ryan believes there are only two reasons why someone would continue […]

Why Hiring Managers Don’t Care About Your Degree

Why Hiring Managers Don’t Care About Your Degree

You’ve got a Masters Degree from a great university, and not much else! How can you make hiring managers see the value in your degree? A reader asks Alison Green on Ask A Manager, “I know it sounds whiny, but why does no one care about my degree? ”   Green wastes no time getting […]

Office Door Etiquette: Should I Keep My Door Open?

Office Door Etiquette: Should I Keep My Door Open?

Have you recently moved from a cubicle to an office? You may be wondering how to deal with external office noise and protocol when closing your door during the day.

What To Do When Your Boss Finds Out You’re Looking

What To Do When Your Boss Finds Out You’re Looking

What happens when your fear of being found job-hunting comes true?

How to Deal with Lunch Break Interruptions

How to Deal with Lunch Break Interruptions

If you’re an hourly worker with an unpaid lunch hour, it can be frustrating to be routinely interrupted while on your break. Ask A Manager’s Allison Green recently advised someone with just that problem. Despite using a sign to signal being on his lunch break, a reader expressed that his coworkers often interrupted his unpaid […]

How To Counter That Job Offer

How To Counter That Job Offer

What happens when you get an job offer that’s near perfect? You can either accept, decline, or negotiate to make it even better! How so? Glassdoor’s Amy Elisa Jackson explains how to counter without blowing the offer. In the article, Amy interviews Deepak Malhotra, the Eli Goldston Professor of Business Administration at Harvard Business School […]

You Hate Your Boss. Now What?

You Hate Your Boss. Now What?

When dealing with a bad boss, your options are twofold: quit or make the situation more favorable. If quitting is out of the picture, the onus is on you to try and improve your situation. Once solution, according to Glassdoor’s Lillian Childress, is to simply ask your boss how you can do better: This strategy […]