Q&A: How To Handle A Bad Job Reference


Question: I need to find a better job, but I'm stuck. I don't want to use anyone at my current job as a reference because I don't want them to know I'm looking. My supervisor from my previous job didn't like me. I think that former boss is saying bad things about me to other employers. How can I get a good reference from my past job?

Ideas To Build Your Professional Community


Maybe your calendar is already filled with invitations to ugly sweater parties, formal holiday dinners, or potlucks. If not, here are a few other ideas for how to meet people to add to your network.

3 Signs Your Job Search Is A Joke


I wrote "Top 10 Signs You’re Not Serious About Your Job Search" a few years ago. Since then, social media has changed the way employers connect with candidates. Here are three updated signs that you are treating your job search like a joke.