Transition
Career Transition: Military To Civilian

Career Transition: Military To Civilian

How to transition from the armed services to civilian employment Today’s economy is tough for everyone. But, I discovered that it’s even more difficult for military veterans making…

Is There Age Discrimination? Sometimes, Yes.

Is There Age Discrimination? Sometimes, Yes.

Six ways to combat age discrimination One of the issues often raised when a group of jobseekers gets together is the question of age discrimination. Recently I was…

Spent Any Time Out Of Work?

Spent Any Time Out Of Work?

How to explain gaps in your resume It’s harder than ever to have a perfect work history these days. Less loyalty from employees and employers alike has resulted…

Good References? Check.

Good References? Check.

How to make sure your references provide a glowing report So you’ve interviewed at the company of your dreams and you feel that it went really well. You…

Management

Fear Of Speaking Holding You Back?

Fear Of Speaking Holding You Back?

How to handle your nerves before and during a presentation When asked about our greatest fears, surveys often show public speaking at the top of the list—sometimes above…

Being Bullied? You’re Not Alone.

Being Bullied? You’re Not Alone.

Many workers are being bullied in the workplace according to CareerBuilder Over the past few years, bullying has made headlines, particularly tragedies that resulted from bullying by kids…

Are You Fine? Or Are You F.I.N.E.?

Are You Fine? Or Are You F.I.N.E.?

It’s not a sign of failure when you need to ask for some help Last week I was sick. Although, I hate being sick it does have a…

“Follow Your Heart” What One CEO Would Tell Her Younger Self

“Follow Your Heart” What One CEO Would Tell Her Younger Self

Interview with Julie Smolyansky CEO of Lifeway Foods A lot of kids go into the family business. Most of them don’t end up taking over the family business…

Job Search

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…

Best Time For A Job Hunt

Best Time For A Job Hunt

Does the time of year matter when you’re looking for work? As a seasoned job placement expert, one question I hear…

How To Reject A Job Offer Or Promotion—Gracefully

How To Reject A Job Offer Or Promotion—Gracefully

Six ways to say no to a new job or promotion You’ve gone through the interviews and gotten the job offer.…

Five Ways To Get A Job Offer Using Social Media

Five Ways To Get A Job Offer Using Social Media

How you can make social media work for you It’s well known that people have been fired over posts on social…

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

Millennials: Well Educated And In Debt

Millennials: Well Educated And In Debt

Study finds that despite economic hardships Millennials remain optimistic Every generation has growing pains. Today’s Millennials (aged 18 to 33) are forging a much different path to…

Health & Fitness

Four Reasons You’re In A Bad Mood

Four Reasons You’re In A Bad Mood

Why you’re feeling cranky and how to snap out of it Being in a bad mood is well bad. It’s not only bad for everyone around you;…

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

Protecting Yourself From Sexual Harassment

Protecting Yourself From Sexual Harassment

Advice from employment attorney Donna Ballman Sexual harassment isn’t easy to prove. Most  harassers are careful when it comes to making threats or offering favors in exchange…

Communication

Do You Make Snap Judgments?

Do You Make Snap Judgments?

Studies show that people judge you in less than a second You’ve heard the saying “You don’t get a second chance to make a first impression” but, what…

Decision Making

Multiple Job Offers? So What’s Your Problem?

Multiple Job Offers? So What’s Your Problem?

Take these steps to make the right decision More than one offer? Lucky you! What’s the problem? Choose the one that pays the most and move on,…

Interviewing

Get Ready: Virtual Interviewing Is Here

Get Ready: Virtual Interviewing Is Here

How to ace your phone and Skype interviews Companies are becoming more flexible, global, technological, and sometimes remote – benefits that are great to take advantage of…