Articles by Green, Alison
How to help someone with terrific potential develop professionally
Sometimes managers must give references for employees they can't endorse.
Showing up really early for an interview isn't a deal breaker, but it sure is annoying.
Taking the time to personalize the cover letter will put you on the top of the pile.
Managers can dread these as much as their employees.
Alison Green looks at four reasons managers shy away from cutting poor performers.
When job-seekers send recommendation letters, they can appear naive or silly.
Sometimes, after an arduous interview, you wait and wait, and you never hear anything.
If your application looks scattershot, then you need to explain your broad career interests.
This kind of persistence won't get you the job. How to know if you've crossed the line.