How Do You Interview If Your Interviewer Doesn’t Know as Much as You Do?

One of the most frustrating things you’ll come up against in the whole enigmatic job interview process is sometimes the person conducting your very first interview – or in a larger company maybe even your first two interviews – does not know all that much (if anything) about what it takes to do the actual […]

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How a Screwed Up Interview May Turn into Gold

I just wanted to share something that’s going on in my own life. I recently wrote a post about a job I applied for: How I Stupidly Screwed Up Getting a Job Interview. In it, I explained how a simple typo…ok…two typos…in an e-mail exchange with a recruiter may have cost me a new job. […]

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Do I Have to Suck Up to My Boss to Get Promoted?

Dear Work Coach, I read your blog and it makes an interesting read. I am looking for some answers. I hope you can help me. I have been working for more than 3 yrs in my company. I joined from a fresher level to go on to become one of the leads (though not on […]

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Help! Recruiter Lied. Now I’m Stuck in a Job I Hate!

Dear Work Coach, I have no idea what to say on a job interview when I seek the next job. So I really need your help…please…I feel myself in the dead water!

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Wuhoo! 4-Day Work Week in Birmingham, Alabama

I hate that people are being hit so hard by the high cost of gas, but what a smart thing for that City to do. Now that’s taking lemons and making lemonade!

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How Do I Get My First Information Technology Job?

I graduated with my IT degree 2 years ago and have been trying to break in since then. All I want to do is start from the bottom, yet the bottom won’t take me.

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Recent Grad Wants to Go from Tech Job to Finance!

Dear Work Coach, I took a position at a tech firm and went to night school for the past year studying finance…looking for a new job in the finance field

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How to Answer a Question About Being Interested in Two Different Jobs

question is urgent…I have an interview coming up next Monday…problem is I applied for a different position in the same sector of that company 4 months ago

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Horrible Evaluation and Boss Never Speaks With Me!

Dear Work Coach, I just got the worst work review ever!!! I’ve never received one like this…not one good thing said about me…I was insulted in the paragraph

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The Art of Interviews, Resumes, and Job Hopping

I took a job I thought would be exciting and help me gain experience in technical writing. However, after a year this opportunity has turned into a nightmare.

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