Why Job Interviews are Useless

The New York Times recently published an article on the uselessness of job interviews. As stated in the article, researchers have known for many decades that interviews aren’t an accurate assessment of one’s abilities.   One reason interviews aren’t useful is that traits noticed during an interview can overshadow more important, objective factors. The New Read More …

Coping with Job Search Burnout

Job searching can be frustrating, demoralizing, and even dehumanizing. Dealing with constant rejection, jumping through hoops, and trying to say just the right things to impress potential employers can wear you down. You may even want to give up searching completely. But there are strategies to help overcome feelings of disappointment. A few tips and Read More …

Be Your Own Boss: Careers in Direct Sales

You’re probably familiar with many direct sales companies, such as Avon and Pampered Chef. Direct sales consultants sell products through a variety of methods, such as in-home showings or online marketing. Direct sales jobs are perfect for those who would like to work from home, need flexible hours or just want a side income. Although Read More …

Career Trends: Increase in Remote and Part-time Workers

Working remotely is the dream for many people. Luckily, it’s a growing trend with many companies looking for remote employees. Part-time work is also becoming more popular because it offers more flexibility and time for people to travel, pursue hobbies or spend more time with family. Nearly one in five workers work part-time in the Read More …