5 results for tag: Val Olson


4 Tips for Navigating the Job Market

The types of available jobs are changing fast. Here's how to move with the tide. Brittany lost her job in the spring of 2021. The only thing more frustrating for her than unemployment was seeing constant headlines about the labor shortage in the United ...
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What to Do When Your Ideas Get Ignored

It's demoralizing to put yourself out there just to get shut down. Here's how to handle it. According to Gallup research, only one in four employees strongly agree that their opinions count at work. Never having your feedback solicited—or asking for it ...
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When You Get Fired Over Zoom

When Timothy ended the videoconference with his boss, he was reeling. He'd just been laid off. Questions whizzed through his head: What should he do now? Should he tell anyone? How soon was too soon to call his boss back and ask for more information? As of ...
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Patience is a Virtue in Job Search

With hiring freezes and tough competition for postings, searching for a job can feel endless. Here are our tips for hanging in there. Alexandria had a high-level role in investment banking when she lost her job. She assumed the search for a similar ...
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The Professional Way to Think on Your Feet

No, you can’t plan everything. But you can improve the way you respond to the unexpected at work. You’re presenting in a meeting when suddenly the most senior person in the room interrupts to ask a hard question. Your mind goes blank and you hear ...
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