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 »

Balancing Your Personal Life Can Do Wonders for Your Job Too!

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There is not one definition for life-balance. It seems to be different for everyone. However, if you can achieve contentment in your personal life, that happiness is likely to spill over into your life at work. You can imagine—or perhaps you know from experience—that people with tumultuous or melancholic lives outside of work are likely… Read more »

Pay Attention to Your Body Language During a Job Interview

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What candidates do in a job interview is often more important than what they say. It’s important to be aware of your body language—even if the interviewer isn’t conscious of it, she is making constant judgments about your attitude and personality as conveyed by your posture, your eye contact and even your hand gestures. In… 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 »