Author Archives: YouTern

The Impact of Bad Bosses in the Workplace [Infographic]

Bad Bosses

Bad bosses can mean the difference between finding our work meaningful and just putting in just enough time to keep our jobs. In fact, as shown in this infographic from Officevibe, those with terrible bosses tend to be far less productive than their motivated, mentored counterparts.

If you already feel you are held back by your bad boss… read on!   

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Is An Accelerated Master’s Program Right for You?

Accelerated Masters Degree

Many of us follow a similar educational path: An undergraduate degree, work for a few years, and return to school for a master’s degree.

Of course, some students immediately transition from college to graduate school. However, the conventional wisdom has always been that graduate school is most useful once you have a few years of work experience under your belt…   

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The Secrets to a Great Online Job Interview [Infographic]

Online Job Interviews

Online job interviews – whether on Skype, G+, Zoom or dedicated apps like iMeet – have become the norm. And if you want to nail down a great job, you better understand the secrets to a great video job interview!

Which is why we like this infographic from the folks at iMeet…   

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The Dos and Don’ts of Cover Letters [Infographic]

Dos and Donts of Cover Letters

A cover letter is your chance to distance yourself from the competition… a chance to prove you have the right skills, attitude and values for that specific company.

And yet a cover letter can backfire. If not done well, the reader will know – in just a few seconds – that you are not the “detail oriented” and “passionate” professional with “excellent communication skills” that your resume says you are.   

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7 Great Questions for Your Next Job Interview [Infographic]

Great Job Interview Questions

If you knew a recruiter or hiring manager, right before your job interview was about to end, was going to ask a question that would set you apart from all other candidates, wouldn’t you do everything you could to prepare?

Of course you would. And of course they will. At some point in every interview, you will get asked: “Do you have any questions for me?”   

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24 Jobs That Are Better Than Yours [Infographic]

24 Jobs Better Than Yours

Every Monday morning, many of us head off to work wondering if we’re doing the right thing. Is this the right job for me? The right industry? The best use of my major? The right fit for my personality type and strengths?

Do I need to make a change?

And on this Monday morning, we at YouTern may be enabling that train of thought…   

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