Decoding your job offer letter
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Decoding your job offer letter

After receiving a verbal job offer, seek a written confirmation outlining the role, schedule, salary, and benefits. It should detail position, duties, pay rate, classification (exempt/nonexempt), additional compensation, benefits, company policies, and at-will employment terms. Check for contingencies like background checks. A response deadline will be indicated. Review and understand before committing.

Things you can control in your job search
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Things you can control in your job search

Job searching is – let’s face it – kind of a chore. To do it well, you need to devote significant time and energy, ideally in some methodical fashion. So you research opportunities, submit applications, and you follow up – and yet sometimes, you hit a dry patch, where it seems like you’re shouting into…