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Is your organization prepared for “career cushioning”?
The start of a new year, and most people are already busy setting personal and professional goals. What’s on the top of the list for a growing number of working people is making an exit from the job they currently have. Why?
You’ve just started learning the ropes at your new job, and you've gotten to know your colleagues. But you’re already thinking about quitting. Maybe you were deciding between to job offers and realized that you’ve made the wrong choice. Or, a change in your personal circumstances means that you have to quit.
You’ve practiced answering common interview questions and refined your “greatest weakness.’ Nothing can stop you until BAM! The flu hits your household. Or you ran over a nail and popped a tire en route to the interview. When you need to pivot, there’s a good, better, and best way to reschedule a job interview. Here’s how to do it professionally, so you can nail the gig when the timing is right.
When you began working for yourself, you probably didn’t account for the tax reporting work that will fall on your shoulders each year. If you’re a freelancer, independent contractor, or business owner, filing your taxes is not as simple as uploading your W-2 form into some online tax preparation software. Most self-employed people need to complete a W-9 as a step for accurately reporting their earnings to the IRS. Below, you can learn how to fill out a W-9 and when to submit it.
Have you ever stood awkwardly next to someone at a party because you didn’t know what to say to them? How about at a networking event or on a first date? You're not alone if you’ve ever experienced this uncomfortable silence. Many people struggle to master the art of being a great conversationalist.