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.

30 Companies We Love in August

Summer's coming to a close, and that means back to reality. But, if you're looking for a new job to kick off the fall, you came to the right place.

Ask a Credible Career Coach: How Do I Job Search With a Super Vague Job Title?

The job search can always feel complicated, but especially when you have a vague job title right now. How can you find the positions that actually fit your skills—and, more importantly, how can you prove that you're actually qualified for them? Here's a career coach's advice.

I’m a Project Manager at FabFitFun. Here’s What I Do Every Day

Ever wonder what a project manager for a merchandising team does? Read on for details from someone who does just that.

Ghosting an Employer Will Backfire—Send This Email Instead

Job applicants ghost employers when they stop responding midway through the interview process—or even after they’ve accepted an offer. But disappearing all of a sudden will only hurt you down the line. Here's an easy way to drop out without burning bridges.

Ask a Real Recruiter: How Do I Answer Interview Questions With the Right Amount of Detail?

It's tough to know exactly how to answer interview questions with the right amount of detail. Should you be offering more context? Are you boring your interviewer to tears? Read this advice from a recruiter and learn how to walk that fine line when responding to interview questions.

4 “Fun” Interview Situations You Might Face (and How to Navigate Each One)

After a few rounds on the job interview circuit, you have a decent idea of what to expect—but then the company emails you to tell you your interview will be over drinks or lunch. How do you navigate this kind of meeting? Here’s how to approach four common scenarios.

What It’s Really Like to Couch Surf in LA While Searching for Jobs (and Going After My Dreams)

Couch surfing in Los Angeles while job searching is a lot like regular surfing: You need to maintain balance and flexibility if you're going to ride the wave. As someone who couch surfed while I searched for an entertainment job, I can tell you that it was worth it. If you’re anything like me and have felt trapped by where you are and what you’re doing, consider your options.

Ask a Credible Career Coach: Why Aren’t I Being Considered for Mid-Level Positions?

You feel like you have the right experience and qualifications, and yet you aren't even being considered for the mid-level positions you want. Well, there are a few mistakes you might be making. Here's a career coach's advice on how to land level of job you really want.

20 Interview Questions Every Data Scientist Should Be Ready to Answer

Data science is one of the most in-demand jobs today. In addition to the usual "Tell me about yourself" elevator pitch, your cultural, experiential, and technical vocabulary should be on point, too. Here are 20 common questions you should be prepared to answer in an interview.