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I Suck At My Job: What To Do

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Feeling like “I suck at my job” can be a tough spot. Our work is a big part of our lives and it’s naturally an area in which we all want to excel. At the very least, if you feel like you suck at your job, it can contribute to feeling down on yourself each day. Or, if it’s really a bad situation, you may fear that you will lose your job.  To that end, this article is...

Do Employers Check References for Multiple Candidates?

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If you’re in the final stages of an interview process, and are a serious candidate for a job, there’s a good chance that the company you’re interviewing with will want to check your references. And while a reference check is a good sign, you may be asking questions like “do employers check references for multiple candidates” and “do I get the job if they check...

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...

Who Calls for a Phone Interview?

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If you’re applying for new jobs, you’re likely going to doing a variety of phone interviews as the first step in the process of interviewing with a company.  And if you’re new to the process, or if you have a phone interview scheduled and haven’t heard from your contact at the company yet, you may be wondering who is responsible for making the call for the phone...

10 Signs Your Boss Wants You to Stay

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Feeling valued and supported by your boss is an important part of having a positive work experience.  However, different bosses have different personalities and different communication styles so it can sometimes be tough to read what your boss really thinks of you. To that end, this article is going to unpack the most common signs your boss wants you to stay. And if it’s helpful, you...

How to Calculate Two Weeks Notice

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If you’re getting ready to leave from your current position, whether it’s to work for yourself, start your own business, or take a step back from work entirely, it’s important to resign professionally. And an essential part of doing that is to provide your employer two weeks notice that you will be leaving your job. To that end, this article is going to review how to calculate...

How to Put in Your Two Weeks Notice

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When leaving a job, it a common etiquette to give your employer two weeks notice that you’re resigning from your position. Doing so helps to give them time to get their affairs in order to find your replacement, and also can help you to leave on good terms. This article is going to review best practices for how to put in your two weeks notice. It will cover what a two weeks notice is, why...

How Many References Should You Have?

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During the job interview process, a potential employer may ask you to submit references along with your application. Generally, if you’re a candidate that is being considered for the position, that request will happen towards the end of the hiring process. Once they get your references, the employer will then call and ask your references some questions about your background and experience...

How to Ask for More Time to Consider a Job Offer

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Deciding on a job offer is a big decision. Your job consumes a huge amount of your time and impacts your quality of life in significant ways. So, when you receive a job offer after a completing a long interview process, you want to make sure that you’re feeling confident about whether or not it’s the right fit. Now, ideally, prior to receiving a job offer, you’ll have been...

5 Things to Say When Offered a Job Over the Phone

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It is common to be offered a job over the phone. Many times, the hiring manager will want to verbally tell you about the offer so that they can express their excitement about the potential of you joining the team, gauge your interest, and answer any immediate questions. Receiving a job offer over the phone is exciting, but can be a bit challenging to navigate because you have to think on your...

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