Career Tips Your Father Would Approve Of

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Most of us, no matter how old we are, still want the approving nods from our parents as we navigate our careers. After all, they know us better than anyone, want what’s best for us and are armed with wise perspectives that come from a lifetime of experiences. Sometimes it’s hard to know whether to… Read more »

Tips That Can Help You Change Your Career Without Skipping a Beat

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Switching careers can seem risky and daunting. Other times you don’t have a choice –you’re laid off or you’ve taken too many pay cuts. The average American worker changes jobs five to seven times in a lifetime. Career change is a journey, a continual process that requires a lot of time and energy, patience and… Read more »

Avoid Adding These Things to Your Resume

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Of course, you’d never include lies or false information on your resume, and you always try your absolute best to avoid making grammatical and spelling mistakes. Those are obvious. Here is a list of other items to omit from your resume. Personal information Don’t include your age, sexual orientation, political views or even hobbies. You… Read more »

Updating Your Resume is Essential

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Resumes aren’t necessarily the most important component of the job search process, but they are usually the first step and a great way to get the ball rolling and to showcase experience and your talents. It’s important to keep an up-to-date resume on file. You never know what will happen or when you’ll need to… Read more »

3 Communication Skills That Will Help You During Phone Interviews

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Phone interviews are a cost-effective way of screening candidates and determining whether to advance them to the next round of the hiring process. Sometimes these interviews are conducted by an HR representative; sometimes by a whole panel of screeners. They average 20 to 30 minutes in length. Because the entire interview must be completed without… Read more »

How Do You Begin a New Job Search?

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Let’s face it, searching for a new job can be overwhelming and one of those tasks that you often procrastinate. You fear getting ignored, getting rejected, plus the colossal amount of time you have to commit to the process. But with these job-searching tips, you can stay motivated and ultimately land the job you want…. Read more »