Posts by The Daily Muse

4 Interview Questions Everyone Agonizes Over

Chances are you’ve gotten this one in an interview: “What’s your biggest weakness?” Use these tips to ace the four toughest asks. More

5 No Good, Really Bad Job Hunt Habits

Spinning your career wheels? Change course by cutting out these common gaffes—like obsessively contacting HR. More

The 3 Most Important Career Contacts

A thriving network includes more than just your old boss. Be sure to keep in touch with these former colleagues—like your intern. More

Could You Be Sabotaging Yourself at Work?

Compulsively apologize? Prone to negative self-talk? Such habits can kill credibility—unless you adopt these better behaviors. More

How to Snoop on a Future Employer

Stalking a wish list company can be a good way to gather research before applying for a gig—but you need to do it tactfully. More

6 Pre-Interview Questions to Ask H.R.

You may be focused on the questions you’ll be asked, but it’s just as important to pose a few of your own before the big day. More

5 Things to Consider Before You Take the Job

Before you sign on the dotted line and accept a new gig, review these factors first—like the fine print in your benefits package. More

4 Ways to Bounce Back From a Job Rejection

So you say that you’ve received a ‘no’ from a hiring manager. Here’s how to recover—and kick your search back into gear. More

3 Things on Every Job Interviewer’s Radar

Sure, your resume and cover letter matter—but these three little things can also make or break an interview. More

4 Ways to Wow Your New Boss

Got a new manager who’s impossible to impress? Use these tips to start off on the right foot. More