10 Signs You Have a Bad Manager

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By: Run ADP Managers play a critical role in hiring and motivating employees, enforcing policies and rules, and promoting a fair and productive workplace. This is particularly true for small employers, where a single bad manager can wreak havoc. Here are 10 signs you may have a bad manager: #1: Takes all the credit, none… read more

Tips for Dressing for Job Interview Success

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By: Alison Doyle – the balance Would you show up for a job interview wearing jeans, shorts, grubby sneakers? Would you chew gum during the interview or arrive in disheveled or wrinkled clothes? Wearing inappropriate or outlandish attire to a job interview can potentially cost you the job. An interviewer’s first impression is often a… read more

Don’t mess up these words on your resume

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by: Jane Burnett-Ladders Business Insider consulted two job coaches, Dana Leavy-Detrick of Brooklyn Resume Studio and Jared Redick of Résumé Studio in San Francisco, about words that are often spelled wrong on resumes. Here are a few words the coaches identified — along with other ones that might be making you look dumb at work…. read more

5 Productive, Pain-Free Ways to Job Search During the Holidays Without Turning Into the Grinch

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By Stavey Lastoe – TheMuse Last week, one of my friends confided that her severance was almost gone. “I know I need to start looking for a job, but I might as well wait until January to start,” she said. Au contraire. I went on to list all of the things she should be doing… read more

How to answer the 5 most important interview questions

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By Travis Bradberry – Ladders Mark Zuckerberg, CEO and founder of Facebook, describes his hiring process this way: “I will only hire someone to work directly for me if I would work directly for that person.” Zuckerberg’s comment illustrates an overlooked, yet fundamental, truth about hiring — people are ultimately looking for someone they want… read more

8 mistakes smart people never make in job interviews

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by: Lindsay Tigar – Ladders We all know the first-date-like jitters that go with a job interview: the more excited you are for the opportunity, the more anxiety you might experience before showing up. But as you prepare to meet your potential new boss and some potential new co-workers, it’s also important to remember what… read more