5 benefits you didn’t know you could negotiate

While having a great salary is something we all strive for, if a role you’re interested in doesn’t have the highest base pay, additional benefits and perks could make the difference (and end up being more beneficial to your job satisfaction in the long term). But how do you get killer benefits and perks? You negotiate! Negotiation can be a nerve-wracking experience if …

6 causes of job search depression and how to prevent it

Even if you’re generally a positive, optimistic person, losing a job and searching for a new one can be a painful, challenging process – especially if it’s taking longer than you expected to land a new gig. According to a study by Connie Wanberg, Associate Dean at the University of Minnesota’s Carlson School of Management, people tend to experience a steady …

7 job search lessons you can learn from video games

Gone are the days when the term “gamer” brought to mind a greasy-haired loner hunched before a screen in his parents’ basement. Today, nerds and geeks of all genders can be proud to embrace the label, whether they prefer a quick game of Candy Crush or an hour-long raid in World of Warcraft. Video games are a fun diversion, and …