Ask an Honest HR Professional: Why Do I Keep Losing Jobs to Internal Candidates?

Do you feel like you're always losing jobs to internal candidates? As frustrating as it can be, it's common to be beat out by someone who already works for the company. An HR professional explains why—as well as how you can increase your chances of actually landing the job you want.

Ask a Real Recruiter: How Do I Address Wanting to Work Remotely in My Job Search?

The answer to: How do I communicate that I'm looking for remote work in a cover letter or application when applying to a job that states it has remote options?

Ask a Credible Career Coach: How Can I Quit My New Job Without Being a Job Hopper?

Despite your attempts to make things better, you've decided you need to quit your job new after only a few months. Your nervous about how that will look on your resume. Here's a career coach's advice on how to tackle your search for a new position—without looking like a noncommittal job hopper.

Ask an Honest HR Professional: How Can I Get My New Direct Reports to Respect Me?

You're a new manager, and you have one direct report who skates by with the bare minimum. Because you're close in age, that employee doesn't seem to respect you or your position. Here's an HR professional's advice on how you can motivate that person to step things up.

Ask a Marketing Expert: Can Social Media Professionals Deactivate Their Personal Accounts?

The constant mindless scrolling can leave us all feeling burnt out and like we want to deactivate all personal social media accounts. But, is this doable when you work in marketing—or do you need an active presence there? Here's a social media experts advice on how to find balance.

Ask a Real Recruiter: Can I Ask for an Informational Interview After Being Rejected?

You just got rejected from a position you really wanted. You'd like to ask for an informational interview anyway to maintain a relationship, but are unsure how to do so without seeming tacky. Here's a recruiter's advice for getting an informational interview after rejection.

Ask a Credible Career Coach: Am I Allowed to Quit My Job Without Giving Much Notice?

You know you want to quit your job, and there's one question lingering in your mind: Do you have to give two weeks' notice? Here's a career coach's advice on just how much notice you should give—as well as how you can do so politely and professionally.

Ask an Honest HR Professional: How Can I Be Impressive When I Replaced a Workaholic?

You've started a new job, and you just found out that your predecessor was a workaholic. Now you're worried that your boss and team members will have completely unrealistic expectations of your own working hours. Here's how to prove you'll still be effective—without working crazy overtime.

Ask a Real Recruiter: How Do I Prove That I’m the Best Candidate in an Interview?

The hiring manager just asked you to explain why you are the best candidate in an interview, and you know this interview question is your chance to prove you're the best fit for that open role. But, what do you say? How do you stand out when the competition is tough? Here's a recruiter's advice on what you should emphasize.

Ask a Credible Career Coach: How Do I Get Companies to Consider My Non-traditional Background?

Having to job hunt with nontraditional experience can be stressful. It's tough to know how to present yourself as a qualified fit for your dream job when your past roles are a little out of the box. Here's a career coach's advice on how you can leverage your differences to your advantage.