In-depth info by local experts for job seekers and workers.
Two more things to be thankful for this week: Your boss and your job.More
Do you know what your skills are worth? If you accept that job offer now, could you still makes ends meet? A new service from the local Workforce Development Council may provide some answers.More
Feeling flattered because you turned in your resignation letter and your boss offered you a higher salary if you remained in your current job? Don’t let your ego cloud your judgment. Look your boss in the eyes, smile politely and say “No, thank you” to that counter offer. Here’s why.More
Success at work depends on more than skills, experience or expertise. How well you work with others has a huge impact on your career.More
If you stumble early on in an interview, fear not! These three easy tips can come to your rescue and make a good impression before you go off the rails.More
Many job seekers are foregoing formal letters of recommendation and instead are asking for recommendations they can include on their LinkedIn profile. But it’s important to remember that it’s the quality, not the quantity, that will help the most.More
Vague, poorly written emails waste time, cost money and drive people crazy. They lead to mistakes, misunderstandings and worse. Don’t be part of the problem; follow these simple rules for emails that rule.More
Our military can overcome any obstacle, except maybe when it comes to returning to the workforce. Here are a few tips that can help ease veterans’ transition back into a civilian job search,More
One of my favorite interview questions as a hiring manager is: “What’s your game plan to ensure success in the job?” Here’s how to prepare your answer.More
When you are asked to do something immoral, illegal or just plain icky at work, it’s often presented as “no big deal,” “this is how we stay in business” or “everybody does it.”More
Karen Burns is the author of The Amazing Adventures of Working Girl, a career guide based on her 59 jobs over 40 years in 22 cities.
Randy Woods Writes about job-search tools, networking techniques and other tips to help you land your dream job.
Lisa Quast is a certified career coach, mentor, business consultant, former corporate executive and author based in the Seattle area.
Kristen Fife is a senior recruiter, career mentor, blogger and resume consultant.
Michelle Goodman is the author of "My So-Called Freelance Life" and "The Anti 9-to-5 Guide."
Matt Youngquist is the president of Career Horizons, a career counseling firm.
Natalie Singer is a Seattle writer, editor and small-business owner.