Landing a job doesn’t mean your days of navigating difficult questions are over. You should be prepared to handle uncomfortable queries, an especially tricky feat…
Debra Auerbach, CareerBuilder writer
There are many famous quotes on the topic of failure and how it’s actually a good thing. But when you make a big mistake at work, it’s pretty hard to find the positive in such a negative situation. And reciting famous quotes about failure to your boss is probably not the best way to make amends.
Deanna Hartley, CareerBuilder writer
Working day in and day out with the same co-workers is sort of like living with roommates — you share the same space for hours at a time and, unless you’re one of the Real Housewives, you try to create a conflict-free zone that breeds mutual respect and requires compromising.
If you’ve ever had a roommate or a sibling you’ve had to share a living space with, you may have learned the hard way not to push the boundaries of common courtesy too far. Similarly, there are many unspoken rules in the workplace as well — so pay attention and exercise civility to the people you have to spend most of your waking hours with.
Mary Lorenz, CareerBuilder writer
When it comes to your job, you’re like a competitor on a reality TV show: You didn’t come here to make friends. You came here to win. (And by “win,” you mean do your job, get your paycheck and get home to finish binge-watching “Making a Murderer.”)
Matt Tarpey, CareerBuilder writer
If you’ve ever been on the job hunt, you know it can feel like a full-time job – which makes it all the more difficult to find and land a new opportunity when you’re already employed full time.
The world has become a global workplace, thanks to technology’s far-reaching capabilities that can keep everybody in touch. From phone calls and emails to instant…