Career Growth


Four of the Best Reasons to Call in Sick

By Alexandra Hoeflicker / September 9, 2016

With the unemployment rate hovering at 5 percent, “calling in sick” or taking unplanned time off has fallen out of fashion to such an extent that employees are coming to work even when they shouldn’t   That’s right. There are legitimate reasons to miss work…and some not so legit reasons.   Good reason #1: Contagious illness, such […]


The 6 Phrases you Should Drop Like a Bad Habit

By Alexandra Hoeflicker / August 10, 2016

Think of the last meeting you sat in on. How many times did the presenter say “um…” or “uh…”? If you started counting, then it may have affected your ability to retain any information or key points—more importantly, it could have caused you to think less of the person speaking. It sounds harsh, but it’s […]


How to be Confident and Ask for What you Need to do your Job

By Cally Martin / August 1, 2016

Resources are limited in every company and in start-ups there can be a complete void. I wear many hats here at Jobs2Careers, but the one thing I can say about lacking resources – it’s not always because they are unavailable or too expensive. It might be because no one has ever asked.   After many […]


Nervous About Negotiating? Here’s How to Get to Yes

By Alexandra Hoeflicker / July 28, 2016

Sell me this pen.   Not really, but if you’ve ever attended a seminar on negotiation, this phrase might be familiar. So you can sell a pen, but can you sell YOU?   Whether it’s a raise, more responsibility, learning opportunities, or just a little time off, asking for what you want in the workplace […]


The Truth About What it’s Like to be an Assistant

By Alexandra Hoeflicker / July 12, 2016

One minute you’re making sure your boss is prepped for her meeting with investors, the next you’re sorting through mail and booking travel. You’re definitely not limited to one type of task to keep the office running smoothly.   Who are we talking about? The administrative assistants of the working world.   If I asked […]


7 Signs You’re Better at Your Job Than You Think

By Cally Martin / June 15, 2016

Whether you believe in imposter syndrome or not, there is always a time in your career where you look around and think, “I have no clue what I am doing.”   None of us do. We simply fake it until we make it.   You’re doing just fine. And here’s proof:   You care. About […]


How to be a Leader When You’re Not the Boss

By Alexandra Hoeflicker / June 7, 2016

It’s important to keep your leadership skills sharp even when you don’t have an official “boss” title (yet). You’re likely to go back and forth between management and non-management positions throughout your career and leadership is important for both. The great news is that leadership is not synonymous with being in charge! In fact, when […]


The One Career Question You Should Probably Stop Asking Yourself

By Gur Tsabar / June 3, 2016

What if, in our struggles to find our most authentic careers, we’ve been asking ourselves the wrong soul-searching question all this time? Instead of always wondering what it is we can possibly do to be helpful to others; should we instead be asking ourselves: how are we already helpful to others?   Because there’s a meaningful difference between these two questions: how can […]


No, Internet, I will NOT Quit my Job

By Cally Martin / June 2, 2016

We (yes, me included) have what I like to call “first world problems.” This millennial generation has the opportunity to throw in the towel anytime we are unhappy with something in our lives, and it seems like no big deal because there are other options out there.   I get it, internet bloggers and career […]


Struggling to Find Your Purpose? You Might Be Trying Too Hard

By Gur Tsabar / May 26, 2016

  What if we just need to be able to recognize something very simple and basic about ourselves? And that is: how it is we express ourselves in the world at our most core and visceral level. Or put another way: what’s that one thing you do in life no matter what?   For example, if I was to […]


Programmers: 3 Reasons to Learn Golang Programming

By Travis Brown / May 18, 2016

First off, the Go programming language probably wins the “Goofiest Programming Mascot” award of the year, by far. What is Golang, though? A lot of programmers may have seen passing reference to the language, off and on for the past 7 years, but may not have given it much thought. After all, there are usually […]


3 Reasons Why Millennials Should Be Fired

By Cally Martin / May 6, 2016

The time has finally come. Businesses are taking a stand. Millennials can take their selfish selves elsewhere.   Companies handed over the power and control of hiring to the “future of America”. There was already so much pressure to provide great pay and benefits, when ping-pong tables became a thing, they were the last thing […]

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