In-depth info by local experts for job seekers and workers.
To get the most out of your next informational interview, follow these rules about keeping the focus on the company or overall industry — and don’t ask about a specific job opening.More
Many companies are changing their hiring practices to bring others into the process. Because of time constraints, this often means holding group interviews instead of individual job interviews. To be successful in panel interviews, follow these six tips.More
Burned out at work? You don’t have to stay that way. Take charge of your life at work and at home.More
This may be one of the strongest years for seasonal hiring in more than a decade. But is it wise to include temporary retail work on a professional resume? These tips can help you decide.More
Wondering why it has been so difficult to move into a management position? The obstacle holding you back from moving up in your career is most likely YOU. Here are 20 things that could be ruining your promotion opportunities.More
Risk-taking is scary but, in the long run, sticking with a “secure” status quo may be even riskier. Here’s some advice on how to cope with the fear.More
You may seem like a good fit on paper for a new job, but will you really thrive in this new environment? Find out what you can do to research corporate culture to discover the best match for you.More
One of the questions I’m often asked by job seekers is how to figure out if their skills are transferable to other industries. Here are four steps to help you find out.More
Job got you down? You’ll find help on this list of 45 tips for coping with workplace stress.More
High school gives teens knowledge, but it doesn’t always prepare them for how to find a job and succeed in business. That’s where Washington Business Week programs can help.More
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.
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.
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.