career advice

3 Red Flags to Look for Before You Take the Job

3 Red Flags to Look for Before You Take the Job

All jobs are not created equal. Some are good while others are bad. Bad for your professional growth, bad for your mental health, bad for your financial stability, or bad for your work-life balance. The list goes on and on.

To prevent yourself from jumping from one job and rushing to take a job that will make you even more miserable, it’s critical to treat any interview you enter as if you’re also interviewing them just as much as they are interviewing you.

6 Steps to Land an Informational Interview

6 Steps to Land an Informational Interview

Informational interviews are vital to forming professional connections outside your office and personal circle. It’s not enough to submit job applications. Unless you know someone at the company, it is unlikely that anyone is looking at your resume.

Our blog 6 Tips for a Successful Informational Interview prepares you with tactics to make your informational interview go off without a hitch. So in this blog, we’re getting down and dirty with the nitty gritty details of how to set that meeting up.

4 Ways Introverts Can Grow at Work

4 Ways Introverts Can Grow at Work

To get the most out of her current position, Carmen has learned she needs to make connections and advocate for herself to grow in her role. She only hurts herself when she goes to the office, works all day, and neglects to seek out conversation and connection. In this blog, she provides some steps to break this habit and seek new opportunities. Her number one piece of advice to her fellow introverts: “Get out from behind your desk.”

Career Advice, Fake It Till You Make It: Editor Q&A

Career Advice, Fake It Till You Make It: Editor Q&A

The new Chief Editor of The Niche Movement wasn’t always the savvy, young professional she is now. She broke out of her shell senior year of college to seek out informational interviews. Those conversations with fellow Indiana University alumni landed her at a nonprofit in DC. Read on to learn more about Carmen Vernon and why she joined the Niche Movement in her Editor Q&A.

Finding The Courage To Pursue Your Passion: Editor Q&A

Finding The Courage To Pursue Your Passion: Editor Q&A

Meet Jaylene Perez, our social media intern and a senior at George Washington University, working towards a BA in English. From a young age and through the example her parents set, Jaylene knew you didn’t have to have a traditional career path to be happy and love what you do. Learn more about what Jaylene is doing to pursue her passions in our Q&A.