Ask an Honest HR Professional: How Do I Stand Out Against the Competition?

When you're applying to jobs with so many other applicants, it can be tough to figure out how to stand out against all of that competition. An HR professional breaks down a few actionable tips you can use to get noticed by hiring managers and land interviews for the jobs you really want.

Ask an Honest HR Professional: How Can I Re-enter the Workforce After a Long Break?

Starting your job search is always intimidating, but especially when you've been out of the working world for a while. How can you polish everything up and re-enter the workforce after a long break? An HR professional shares everything you need to know to successfully get back in the game.

Ask an Honest HR Professional: How Can I Prove My Value Without Bragging?

You want to give your accomplishments the attention that they deserve—especially in front of your boss. But, it's tough to prove your value without seeming like you're bragging. Here are three tips from an HR professional to help make your boss aware of what you do, without gloating.

Ask an Honest HR Professional: How Can I Stand Out for Promotions Against My Awesome Co-workers?

You know you deserve a promotion, but so do all of your co-workers. Here's how to stand out when everyone you work with is talented.

Ask an Honest HR Professional: Why Did My Less-Experienced Co-worker Get Promoted Over Me?

Seeing your co-worker promoted over you and feeling like you lack room for growth at your company is frustrating. Here's how to handle it professionally.

Ask an Honest HR Professional: How Do I Explain Getting Let Go During My Search?

Telling an employer you got let go isn't easy, but if you approach it the right way, you'll see that explaining you lost your job doesn't have to haunt you.