In-depth info by local experts for job seekers and workers.
If you’ve been applying for lots of jobs, but not getting called for interviews, don’t give up. Take a short time out to analyze the reasons why you’re not making it to the next round in the hiring process.More
Teamwork doesn’t just happen; it requires good management skills. Here are five to get you started.More
For every potential job, there is a time to call and a time to sit back and wait. Use these rules of thumb to decide how much time should pass before you reach out to hiring managers.More
When looking for a different job, there’s always a chance that your boss might find out. Here are three options to consider, before you begin your job search.More
If you are a natural pessimist, you no longer have to hide under a smiley face. Worrywarts have a lot to bring to the table, and in many fields have an advantage over optimists. Call it the upside to the downside.More
Are you motivated, passionate, creative, driven and experienced? For goodness’ sake, leave those five overused terms off your resume and start describing how you live up to these aspirational adjectives.More
You didn’t get the job after your interview. Instead of getting angry, take a deep breath, and then follow these steps to help you get the job the next time.More
Oddball interview questions seem like traps but are great opportunities for you to show how well you think on your feet.More
Want to spend less time looking for work? Don’t just apply for jobs. Instead, use these tips to meet decision-makers directly and help create your own job description.More
Did you get asked to a second interview? Here’s how to earn the job.More
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.
Randy Woods Writes about job-search tools, networking techniques and other tips to help you land your dream job.
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.