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Do You Have Reliable Transportation?

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A question that you may be in on a job application or in a job interview is whether or not you have reliable transportation. To that end, this article is going to unpack what it means to have reliable transportation, why it’s important, and answer other common questions around reliable transportation and jobs. What Does It Mean to Have Reliable Transportation? Reliable transportation means...

How to Get Out of Retail Without a Degree

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Retail can be a challenging job. You’re dealing with people all day who can be demanding and, often times, down right nasty when they don’t get what they want. And, at a certain point, many people decide that they’ve had enough and want to pivot to another career. But, it can be challenging to know what to do next. And, specifically, hard to know how to get out of retail without...

30 and No Career: What to Do?

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Are you 30 and don’t feel like you have a real career? If that’s the case,  you are not alone. In fact, a recent survey showed that nearly three-fourths of U.S. workers in their 30s wanted a career change, but that about 40% weren’t sure what to do. For many of us, it just take a while to get started and find our path. The good news is that if you’re reading this article...

No Career Interests Me: What to Do

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If you’ve found this article, it means that you’re likely struggling to find a career that excites you. Whether you’re graduating school soon, or you’ve been working for a while and simply have yet to be excited by your work, you’re probably here because you’ve found yourself thinking that “no career interests me.” To that end, this article is going...

I Can’t Work 8 Hours a Day: What Should I Do

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If you’ve come to this post, there’s a good chance that you’re feeling like you simply can’t work 8 hours a day. Whether it’s the boredom of it, the feeling of exhaustion at the end of the day, or whatever the reason may be, working an 8 hour day is something that many folks absolutely can not stand. To that end, this article is going to unpack the 8 hour work day...

I Have No Idea What To Do With My Life: How to Get Unstuck

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If you’re stuck spinning your wheels and feeling like “I have no idea what to do with my life,” know that you’re not alone. In fact, almost 60% of 25 – 33 year-olds have felt unsure what to do next in their life or career at one point or another. And I was feeling that way at one point myself. But through extensive research, reading, and reflection, I was able to...

Pending Job Offer: What Does It Mean

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If you’re in the midst of an interview process, you may hear the term “pending job offer” from a recruiter or hiring manager. And depending upon the the context and whom they’re referring to, that you could mean good or bad news for you as the applicant. To that end, this article is going to define what the term pending job offer means, and answer related questions about...

Invited to Interview But Never Heard Back

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Getting an email that you’ve been invited to a job interview is extremely exciting. It means the start of an interview process for a new position or, if you’re already in the midst of an interview process, that you made it to the next round.  However, in some cases, you’ll receive that invitation, respond to the email, but never hear back. This article is going to review why you...

How Long After a Reference Check to Get a Job Offer?

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A reference check is frequently one of the final steps in the job interview process and can often mean that a job offer is on the way. But how long after a reference check does typically take to get a job offer? And what does it mean if you’re being ghosted by the interviewer after your reference check? This article will answer those questions and others around how long it takes after a...

Requisition Closed: What Does It Mean

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Many companies provide some type of a portal for you to see the status of a job after submitting your application. It’s a helpful tool to know where the company is in the interview process, but it can also be confusing. One of the more confusing aspects of the job status portals is the use of HR-centric language that applicants may not be as familiar with. One of the most common examples of...

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