Transition
Don’t Let Being Unemployed Bring You Down

Don’t Let Being Unemployed Bring You Down

Five ways to stay motivated during prolonged unemployment The first month or so of unemployment can be a busy time as a job searcher explores opportunities, connects with…

Let’s Talk Salary

Let’s Talk Salary

How to respond to the inevitable question about salary Salary discussions may be the trickiest part of the job search process. One of the reasons talking salary causes…

Create Cover Letters That Work

Create Cover Letters That Work

Three steps to cover letter that sells you to a potential employer Will a potential employer read your cover letter? Maybe yes. Maybe no. But do you want…

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 these people? I have nothing in common…

News

U.S. Bureau Of Labor Statistics Updates

U.S. Bureau Of Labor Statistics Updates

Employment situation summary for March 2015 According to the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics employment…

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

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, I…

How To Eat Healthy At Work

How To Eat Healthy At Work

Five ways to keep yourself on the healthy track It’s very common for your work and home obligations to prevent you from eating as healthy as you would…

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.…

Stepping Into Leadership

Stepping Into Leadership

How to succeed as a new supervisor or manager You’ve been a stellar team member, and now you’ve been tapped to take on your first management role. Whether…

Job Search

Cracking the Hidden Job Market

Cracking the Hidden Job Market

Three ways to gain access to your industry’s hidden jobs When looking for a job, it certainly is wise to cover…

Wondering Why Recruiters Don’t Call?

Wondering Why Recruiters Don’t Call?

Three reasons your LinkedIn profile isn’t generating recruiter calls While recruiters have different methods of sourcing candidates the one thing most…

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…

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…

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

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

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…

Communication

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…

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

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…