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Glossary of Career, Employment & HR Terms (50+ Definitions)

Glossary of Career, Employment & HR Terms (50+ Definitions)

Have trouble understanding some employment or career words and phrases? Don't worry; you're not alone. Human Resources and job recruiters often have their own recruitment lexicon, but with our glossary of career, recruitment, and HR terms, you'll be able to understand what they mean right away.

Just Got Fired? Do This [187 Career Experts' Tips]

Just Got Fired? Do This [187 Career Experts' Tips]

Imagine you just lost your job. If you’re one of the 141,667 U.S. employees facing that this month, you don’t have to imagine. In your near future? Financial troubles, marital stress, a thundering whack to your self-esteem… Wait. It doesn’t have to be like this. Here’s what you need to do in the next few days to make sure you’ll handle this nightmare well.

Worst Career Regrets People Have (but You Can Avoid)

Worst Career Regrets People Have (but You Can Avoid)

Career regret is common, but you don't have to make the same mistakes others have made. Learn what most people regret and avoid these bad career decisions. Otherwise, you'll live with them for the rest of your professional life.

Entry-Level Cover Letter with No Experience Example & Writing Guide

Entry-Level Cover Letter with No Experience Example & Writing Guide

A sample entry-level cover letter with no experience that will get you a first job that rocks! Learn how to write a cover letter for a job without experience and fix your application. No matter the field, our first job cover letter template example will present you as the strong candidate you are. Got you *covered*, read on!

Work-Life Balance Is Dead, and Here's Why

Work-Life Balance Is Dead, and Here's Why

When you finally come home at the end of a long day of work, you want to have an actual life. You socialize, shop, catch a movie, and maybe go to your favorite restaurant. The truth is, all that time, a thought lingers in the back of your mind: “I have to wake up early tomorrow.” And there’s nothing wrong with it. We’re looking into whether it makes sense to try and achieve a perfect balance between your work and life—and if not, what are some alternative attitudes.