Avoid Falling Victim to a Remote Job Scam With These Expert Tips

Monday, September 18, 2023

After 25 years of helping women find remote jobs, I've learned how to catch a fake job posting, suspicious website or questionable email address pretty quickly. Here are my tips for spotting a job scam from a mile away.

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  • Find A Great Hybrid Job: The Best-Bet Industries, States And Cities

    Monday, November 14, 2022

    Hybrid work is arguably the best of both worlds—the opportunity to work from home sometimes and the office at other times—and the opportunity to meet both personal needs and professional demands.

  • When Changing Jobs Changes Your Identity

    Monday, November 7, 2022

    Studies show that somewhere around half of all new hires fail in their roles, with lack of “fit” being cited as a key reason. In this piece, the author argues that “fit” doesn’t always stem from a fundamental incompatibility, but rather can come from a failure to complete the psychological transition from one identity to another. She explains why nailing this identity leap may be the secret to succeeding in a new role, and offers advice for how to ease the transition.

  • How to find a job that energizes (rather than drains) you

    Monday, October 31, 2022

    Doing work that doesn’t feel meaningful can be a drain. You wake up, clock in, put in your hours, then clock out. Rinse, repeat. Although this sort of routine may feel dreary, you may still find yourself hanging onto it for the sake of maintaining consistency and predictability.

  • How To Successfully Find a New Job During Uncertain Economic Times

    Monday, October 24, 2022

    It’s a complicated time to be a job seeker. With rising costs due to inflation, many are seeking new, better-paying jobs. But at the same time, a looming recession is leading to fears that a new position could be cut shortly after you’re hired.

  • The secret to a successful job search? ‘Don’t care so much,’ says career coach

    Monday, October 17, 2022

    “As a jobseeker, the best state you can come from in your search is from a state of detachment: reminding yourself that a rejection isn’t personal, and you will find a great job or something even better down the line.”

  • 9 tips to nail your next virtual interview

    Monday, October 10, 2022

    Remote interviews are usually conducted much the same way as in-person interviews. That said, these interviews require interviewees to add some extra points to their preparation checklist due to the unique challenges that come with the territory of such arrangements.

  • These 3 hacks can help you land your dream job right now, according to career experts

    Monday, October 3, 2022

    Building your confidence in the job search and knowing exactly what hiring managers are looking for can help speed up the process of landing your dream job, regardless of the state of the economy.

  • How to share with your social circle that you’re looking for a new job

    Monday, September 26, 2022

    If you’re looking for a new job but not sure how to announce it to your circle, the following steps will help you network your way to a new job.

  • Work from Home: Tips for parents who are working from home

    Monday, August 22, 2022

    Managing both work and kids at the same time can become difficult. One time you might ace at work while not there for your child, on the other hand, while you are there for your child, it might affect your work performance. You can’t ignore either of them when you are working from home and therefore, the only way out of this is to balance the two.

  • How to sell yourself in a job interview – seven essential tips from experts

    Monday, August 15, 2022

    A job interview is one of those rare times when you’re actively encouraged to blow your own trumpet and brag the day away.