Are you obsessed with your resume? Resumes definitely play a role in your job search and without a good one it can unnecessarily lengthen your job search. Yet job candidates often become hyper focused on writing the perfect resume and in the meantime could run the risk of missing some good opportunities.
The Best Apps All Job Seekers Must Have on Their iPhone Whether you’re a career starter fresh out of university, stuck in temporary unemployment due to unfortunate circumstances outside of your control, have just changed your career path to something completely different, or about to leave your current workplace for greener pastures and better opportunities, […]
How your college’s career services department can help your job search Being a college student (or alum) and never stepping foot in the career services office is like having a gym membership and doing sit-ups in your room. There are many ways career services can help you in your job hunt, so why go it […]
Op-ed: What millennials need to know about marketing themselves Families invest an enormous amount of time, energy and money on education with the hope that, as college grads, their kids will be well prepared to find a good job, fend for themselves, and take on life’s challenges.
How Young Women Can Combat Subtle Sexism At Work Stop us if you’ve heard this one before: A young woman in today’s workplace acts confident and assertive; her peers consider her aggressive and self-promoting. A man exhibits those same traits; he’s seen as a natural leader.
Why A 70-Year-Old Retiree Went Back To Work–As An Intern Paul Critchlow had earned his retirement. It was May of 2015, and he’d worked very hard over a long life, and as a young man, he had even fought in Vietnam. He went on to report for the Philadelphia Inquirer and served as spokesman for […]
6 Things You Should Never Say In A Job Interview It’s crucial to know what not to say at a job interview because one cringeworthy remark can cost you the job. These statements are instant job interview dealbreakers.
How to pivot into a new career A. The crux of the book is centered around a four-stage process [plant, scan, pilot and launch] called “the pivot method.” The one thing that anyone can do, whether they’re self-employed or working for someone else at a company, is look at what’s really working [for you], look […]
10 Ways Employers Don’t Realize They’re Angering Working Moms (And How To Fix It) As if parents with jobs didn’t have enough drama in our lives, people continue to anger working moms, without realizing it. The reasons that fire me up usually have to do with failed time management, whether it’s school related stuff cutting […]
Looking for Seasonal Employment this Holiday-Season? Here Are Some Good Leads to Get Started As Christmas and the holiday season slowly creep over the horizon (no, we can’t believe it either), many major companies are ramping up their hiring for the busiest shopping time of the year.