Job Search

What’s the best way to submit a spontaneous job application?

To increase the chances that your spontaneous application will lead to a job, it’s best to submit your candidacy in the proper fashion.

Losing a Job

Layoffs and unemployment can lead to new beginnings

Unemployment can be a blessing in disguise. Regardless of age or occupation, people who have positive attitudes, re-evaluate goals, and work hard, usually become stronger, wiser, and fully employed.

Starting a New Job

From Secretary to Virtual Assistant and Personal Concierge

With the rise of the Internet, there have been growing opportunities for those who want to provide "virtual assistant" services for busy people and companies.

Job Termination

How not to quit a job

If you do decide it’s time to move on from your current position, it may be tempting to leave in a blaze of glory, but you may regret doing anything dramatic or inappropriate.

Time Management

Jobboom poll: Where oh where to start?

You have calls to return. Emails to answer. A report to complete. A coworker to meet with. And a desk littered with reminder notes. And it’s only 9 a.m.! What step would you take first?

Career Planning

Essential qualities of a successful salesperson in 2015

Today, customer expectations are higher and competition is fiercer than ever before. In order to succeed, a good salesperson has to find a way to market their product in a unique fashion.