4 ways to choose a job that won’t take over your life

4 ways to choose a job that won’t take over your life

If you want to make the most of your career, you need to put in the long hours, right? That belief is pervasive in many industries — especially high tech, and especially at startups. If you’re looking for a job in a field that celebrates the 80-hour workweek, it can...
Do your homework for a video job interview

Do your homework for a video job interview

Welcome to the era of the video interview. Companies are increasingly using Skype, FaceTime or other apps to avoid the expense of ferrying promising job candidates to and from headquarters as part of the vetting process. When you boil it down, it’s similar to...
Brush up your skills to re-enter the workforce

Brush up your skills to re-enter the workforce

Maybe your firstborn child came into the world. Perhaps you had to care for an aging parent. Or, quite possibly, you just packed it all up one day and decided to travel the world. Whatever the case, people leave the workforce every day for extended periods of time....
​3 soft skills you need for a STEM job

​3 soft skills you need for a STEM job

It’s no surprise that soft skills — like your ability to connect with colleagues on an interpersonal level — are important in nearly every industry. In the STEM field, these skills are often an afterthought for highly-technical jobs. Still, they are crucial to getting...