As a self-marketing tool, the purpose of the resume is to communicate your strengths in writing to an interested employer. You need to know what the employer is searching for and how this stacks up with your particular assets. Here are eight tips on...
You've scored an interview for a dream job. Things seem to be going well. Don't blow your chances by thoughtless or inappropriate questions. Here are some questions NOT to ask in an interview. When are you looking to fill this...
The day begins the night before. This adage is especially true if you are preparing for a job interview. By doing as much prep work as you can beforehand, you may be able to put the odds in your favor. Here's...
Here it comes. You're sitting in the hiring manager's office and are feeling confident about the way things are going so far. You've done your due diligence as far as getting to know what the company is all about and...
It can be disheartening to be on a job search in December. Because many hiring managers take their vacations between Thanksgiving and New Year's, traditionally December is a slower hiring time. So even if you apply for a position,...
Acing your job interview involves quite a few skills that are not common in the previous generation's job market. What your employer is seeking might very well be qualities that are not those that you might have brought up on...
Didn't the dreaded cover letter go out with the horse and buggy, or at least with the VCR Does anyone even write them anymore? Who needs them? The answer is, you do. If it's been a while since you've had to apply for a...
There are a lot of things to think about when you are on a job hunt. You're aware that you need a stellar resume and it really helps to have fantastic interview skills. Rarely does anyone think about something...
When you are unemployed the thought of looking for a new job can be daunting. Even if you are currently working and have decided it's just time to look for a new opportunity elsewhere, the job search itself can practically...
If you are currently unemployed, looking for work should actually be your current job. That doesn't mean a 40 hour work week, with two breaks and a scheduled lunch, but it should be your main focus of time...