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Ace Your Phone Interview

Ace Your Phone Interview

10 Ways to help you have a successful phone interview Not all that long ago being invited to interview usually meant meeting in person. But, not any more.…

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 of…

Three Ways Your Resume Ages You

Three Ways Your Resume Ages You

How to keep your resume from making you look old Despite changing cultural attitudes about aging one constant remains: no one wants to appear older than they are.…

Know What Skills You Can Offer Your Next Employer

Know What Skills You Can Offer Your Next Employer

How to evaluate your skills Right now, lots of people are looking for work. Some are unemployed. Others are unhappy in their current position. But, whatever the situation,…

News

U.S. Bureau Of Labor Statistics Updates

U.S. Bureau Of Labor Statistics Updates

Employment situation summary for January 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

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…

Three Career Strategies To Raise Your Profile

Three Career Strategies To Raise Your Profile

Being good at your job isn’t the best career strategy At a recent conference I sat in the audience and listened to someone tell me that “being good at your…

Holiday Networking Tips

Holiday Networking Tips

How to mix and mingle your way through the holiday season We all know that networking is one of our most powerful business tools. One of the things…

The Trick To Tooting Your Own Horn

The Trick To Tooting Your Own Horn

How to promote yourself without bragging “Get out there and sell yourself.” “Toot your own horn.” “Develop your personal brand and let people know about it.” You often…

Job Search

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…

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…

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

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. Generally, congratulations would be in order.…

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…