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Think A Little Negativity Won’t Hurt? Think Again.

Think A Little Negativity Won’t Hurt? Think Again.

Everyone expects to have recruiters and potential employers view their LinkedIn profile. But what you may not realize they are probably checking you out via a Google search…

How To Stand Out From Your Competition

How To Stand Out From Your Competition

If you’re planning to look for a new job in the next 6 months, it’s time to start working on your resume. Now. Whether you’ve decided to write…

Employment History vs. Modern Resume

Employment History vs. Modern Resume

If you want to get an employer’s attention, don’t send them an employment history. Send them a results-driven, easy-to-scan resume. While many people think they are one and…

Job Interviews Aren’t All About You

Job Interviews Aren’t All About You

Don’t get ahead of yourself in a job interview. Ask questions, yes. But don’t make it all about you. In some respects, an initial job interview is like…

News

Economic Confidence Index Updates

Economic Confidence Index Updates

Updates of Gallup’s U.S. Economic Confidence Index Gallup’s Economic Confidence Index* registered -5 for March…

Many Employers Support Raising The Minimum Wage

Many Employers Support Raising The Minimum Wage

Surveys show employers and the general public advocate raising the minimum wage In 2014 the…

Job Growth Expected For Q4 2014

Job Growth Expected For Q4 2014

Hiring for permanent and seasonal jobs expected during the fourth quarter according to CareerBuilder Looks…

Job Creation Index Updates

Job Creation Index Updates

Update’s of Gallup’s U.S. Job Creation Index Gallup’s U.S. Job Creation Index* remained steady at…

Management

Asking For Help Is A Sign Of Strength And Self-Awareness

Asking For Help Is A Sign Of Strength And Self-Awareness

Motivational speaker, Leslie “Les” Brown has said, “Ask for help not because you’re weak, but because you want to remain strong.” On a good day, it’s easy to…

Stay True To Yourself, One Technology Exec’s Advice To Her Younger Self

Stay True To Yourself, One Technology Exec’s Advice To Her Younger Self

Interview with Hilary Laney, President of Tri-Digital Women in the executive suite are unusual. Women leaders in technology are rarer still. So, it’s always inspiring to see a…

Staying Cool When The Heat Is On

Staying Cool When The Heat Is On

How to stay cool and professional this summer When temperatures rise maintaining a professional image gets a bit more complicated. It’s not unusual to go from a hot…

Passed Up For A Promotion?

Passed Up For A Promotion?

How to handle being passed over for a promotion No one likes feeling overlooked, passed over, or rejected—particularly when it comes to an opportunity that you really wanted.…

Job Search

5 Ways To Tap Into The Hidden Job Market

5 Ways To Tap Into The Hidden Job Market

You’ve probably heard that many jobs aren’t advertised. That’s true. And even when jobs are advertised, candidates who come in as…

Does The Company Culture Fit?

Does The Company Culture Fit?

How to try on a new company during the interview process Have you ever found yourself at work thinking, “Who are…

How To Modernize Your Job Search

How To Modernize Your Job Search

If you haven’t looked for a job in the last decade, or even in the last five years, you will find…

10 Simple Job Search Strategies That Work

10 Simple Job Search Strategies That Work

While some topics warrant in-depth, sometimes an easy-to-follow quick list does the trick. Here are 10 job search basics that actually…

Changing Course

Building A Career Of Choice

Building A Career Of Choice

How to choose and change careers Let’s face it, most career choices are not choices at all, but people held hostage by paychecks. Most of us fall…

College Corner

Making The Grade: Is Grad School Right?

Making The Grade: Is Grad School Right?

How to decide if graduate school is the right move for you Is grad school right for me? The decision to apply to graduate school is a…

Health & Fitness

No Time To Exercise?

No Time To Exercise?

Five ways to start and maintain an exercise routine Most days, juggling work and family responsibilities seem like the equivalent of two full-time jobs. It’s common to…

Goals

Using SMART Goals For A Job Search

Using SMART Goals For A Job Search

A better way to find a new job Are you looking for work? What is your current situation? Were you one of the thousands laid off over…

Conflict

Are You Bullied At Work?

Are You Bullied At Work?

Studies show bullying in the workplace is widespread Those who are talented, help others.  Those who aren’t, bully. When I was Vice President of a large hospital system,…

Communication

Communicate More Effectively

Communicate More Effectively

Four ways to improve your communication skills How well do you communicate? Most of us think of communication as getting our message out through the spoken or…

Decision Making

Is The Job A Good Fit?

Is The Job A Good Fit?

Five questions to ask before you accept a job offer If you hate your job, despise your boss, or have been out of work for any length…

Interviewing

Didn’t Get Hired?

Didn’t Get Hired?

Six Reasons Why You Didn’t Get The Job It’s always disappointing, sometimes devastating, when you don’t get the job. Everyone wants to get an offer even if…