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4 Ways to Spot a Good Job Opportunity from a Bad One

On the job search, it can be difficult to determine good job opportunities from the bad ones–especially when limited information is available.
So how can you recognize a good job offer or job posting from a bad one? Here’s what several experts had to say:
1. Direct Contacts Matter
I like it when I see there’s an actual […]

7 Phrases I Never Want to See on Your Cover Letter

Cover letters can contain just as many red flags to a prospective employer as a resume – and can end your chances of getting an interview just as fast.
Cover letters, however, have a language all their own… often made worse by overly-verbose authors, dispensing too much information or not doing their homework.
So, to help you […]

Tech-Savvy Resume Strategies

Increase the effectiveness of your resume through the productive use of technology. While being tech-savvy with your resume definitely includes posting to job websites, successful job candidates go far beyond the basics. Knowledge of leading edge uses of technology, in addition to basic Internet posting procedures, will help set your resume apart from the competition!
Resume […]

Accelerate Your Job Search with Social Media

If you haven’t noticed, social media has “grown up.” It’s one of the most effective ways to get your qualifications and resume in front of as many corporate eyes as possible. In addition to helping you expand the reach of your search, social media is also cost effective, measured only by the time you invest. […]

5 Ways to Improve Your Relationship with Your Job

Have you been feeling disconnected from your job recently? Maybe it’s the buildup of resentment, boredom, anger, exhaustion, or stress.
Your job–like any relationship–can put you through a variety of experiences and emotions that leave you feeling a little out of touch. It’s really no surprise individuals are falling out of love with their jobs left […]

12 Steps to a Targeted Job Search

You’ve sent dozens – maybe hundreds – of resumes. But you’re not getting called by recruiters. And even worse – when you do get called, you’re not getting hired. What’s wrong with these recruiters?!
Don’t get discouraged. As they say, “It’s not you. It’s them”.
It’s probably you. And if all you’ve done is send resumes […]

5 Tips for Dealing With Unexpected Problems at Work

Short staffed on a busy day? A forgotten back burner project due by the end of day? Stumped in the spotlight?
We have all at some point or another been at victims of Murphy’s Law: If anything can go wrong, it will. In other words, no matter how unlikely the odds, at some point or another, […]

6 Resume Details that Help You Land More Interviews

“It’s all in the details.” This old adage also applies to your resume. Getting the details right will land you that interview! The resume is your first impression. Make sure you send the right message by getting the details across in a powerful presentation.
1. Remember the Purpose of the Resume
A resume is designed to land […]

5 Defining Moments of Every Job Interview

In every job interview, there are five “make-it-or-break-it” moments that send the candidate onto the next round of interviews, possibly even a job offer, or to the discard pile.
Of course, there are highly important aspects before (research) and after (effective follow up) the interview. For the purpose of this discussion, however, we’ll focus exclusively on […]

3 Essential Rules To Workplace Honesty

Where has honesty in the workplace gone? With multiple reports of dishonesty in the workplace hitting headlines lately (yes, I’m thinking Te’o and Armstrong), it’s got me thinking: Do one-size-fits-all rules exist to navigating honesty in the workplace?
The short answer is “no.” The one-size-fits-all concept doesn’t work for most people in any situation, let alone […]