How to accept a job offer

After all the work you’ve done researching, applying and interviewing for jobs, you’ve been offered the position you’ve been aiming for. Go you. You’ve got your ticket out, and you’re—understandably—psyched. But don’t be so quick to accept it right away. “When an employer makes a job offer, they are laying all their cards on the

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Interview Tips for Women

Women make up approximately 47 percent of the labor market; a great economic contribution to the workforce. Currently about 8.1 percent remain unemployed. While this is below the national average, women of all ages and job titles have been deeply impacted by the economic downturn and are seeking employment. As women embark on their job

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Five New Skills Job Seekers Need

Job seekers have had the same list of critical skills to brush up on or acquire for decades — things like careful follow-up, attention to grammar and punctuation, and great listening abilities. But today’s overcrowded job market and the ever-shrinking attention spans of hiring managers are creating brand-new job search requirements. Here are five new

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