Posted: September 23, 2016
By: Michelle Goodman
Ever see a job posting and think, “I should apply! Or, wait, maybe I shouldn’t.” You’re not alone. We all second-guess ourselves at times. Here’s how to push past the doubt and nip self-defeating behavior in the bud.
Posted: June 21, 2016
By: Matt Youngquist
You're on LinkedIn — but so are 400+ million other professionals. Stand out from the crowd with career coach Matt Younquist’s top 10 tips for doing LinkedIn right.
Posted: March 1, 2016
Feeling the urge to freshen things up? Run with it! And take your resume with you — along with these tips from career coach Matt Youngquist on how to get this crucial doc in shape for today’s market.
Posted: December 30, 2015
Ready to boost your marketability and create new career opportunities? Check out career coach Matt Youngquist’s advice for adopting a growth mindset and the day-to-day changes needed to make it happen.
Posted: May 1, 2015
Applying for a job? Write a cover letter that stands out from the stack using this simple, proven approach from career coach Matt Youngquist.
Posted: April 1, 2015
By: Kristen Fife
Get ready to ace your next phone screen. Here veteran recruiter Kristen Fife shares her practical advice to help you prep for this key step in getting hired.
Posted: February 1, 2015
By: Randy Woods
Tired of chasing job leads and waiting for call backs? Guest writer and NWjobs blogger Randy Woods shows you how to turn the tables and get hiring managers to pursue you.
Posted: October 3, 2014
By: Natalie Singer-Velush
Ready to reinvent your career after taking time off to be with your kids? Take a tip from Natalie Singer-Velush, one of our new guest writers and the managing editor of ParentMap. Here, she taps her own experience and shares insights from others on how to return to work after a parenting break.
Posted: September 4, 2014
Looking to advance your career, but stuck with some tricky questions on how to get ahead? We asked Lisa Quast, a Seattle-based career coach, to tackle some tough questions around salary negotiations, asking for a promotion and more.
Posted: May 29, 2014
You’ve created a killer resume. Now the goal is to get it in front of as many people as possible, right? Maybe not. Career coach Rita Ashley reveals why the way you share your resume is almost as important as its content.
Posted: May 2, 2014
Ever wondered how you can get the experience needed to break into a new industry or career? Try volunteering. And to make the most of volunteering for career advancement, follow these five tips from career coach Matt Youngquist.
Posted: September 5, 2013
We brought together a panel of HR experts to discuss the hiring process — as seen from the other side of the desk. Here are their top 10 actionable tips for standing out in today's job market.
Posted: April 27, 2013
Are you serious about wanting to change careers? Then get ready for some actionable advice. Career coach Matt Youngquist doesn't sugar coat the truth in these five tips about what's needed from today's career changers.