Resume Makeover: What Have You Accomplished?

A lot of job seekers view their resume as simply a chronological listing of their work experience. They list all the responsibilities of each position–but their resume could be much stronger if they took a different approach. Think of your resume as a marketing document. You want to make your experience as attractive as possibleContinue reading “Resume Makeover: What Have You Accomplished?”

13 Career Goals To Tackle In 2022

Photo: Bich Tran, It’s almost February…how are your New Year’s resolutions going? If you are like most of us, you’ve probably already given up on quite a few of them. Don’t worry, it happens! I sometimes like to take a more segmented approach to my goals. Monthly goals seem easier to tackle than aContinue reading “13 Career Goals To Tackle In 2022”

3 Rules of Job References

Employers often want a few professional references from you during the interview process. As you interview for jobs, you’ll want to gather your list of references to have them ready. But there are a few things to consider as you do this. What are references? Employers will want to hear from others who have workedContinue reading “3 Rules of Job References”

How To Show Enthusiasm In A Job Interview

You’ve heard that you need to show enthusiasm in a job interview, right? Well, it’s true!  But if you’re an introvert, or not a high-energy person, how do you do it? And how do you make it seem natural, without going overboard? As an introvert myself, I’ve discovered there are easy ways to bump upContinue reading “How To Show Enthusiasm In A Job Interview”

3 Ways Job Seekers Get This Interview Question Wrong, And How You Should Answer It

Have you struggled with how to answer “Tell me about yourself” in a job interview? It is one of the most common interview questions, and it causes many job seekers to stumble when answering it.

3 Incredibly Easy Steps To Ensure You Ace Your Next Job Interview!

Photo: Bruce Mars | Job interviews strike fear in most of us, but a little preparation can help your meeting with an employer go well. Of course you need to remember the basics: arrive early, leave your cell phone in the car, dress professionally, and research the company and position as much as possibleContinue reading “3 Incredibly Easy Steps To Ensure You Ace Your Next Job Interview!”

5 Strategic Ways to Kick Off A Successful Job Search

Photo: Prateek Katyal | Are you happy in your current job? If not, you’re not alone! Research shows that more than half of employees in the U.S. (51%) are either already looking for a new job or considering it. If you are ready to explore new career opportunities, there are many things to consider…primarily what doContinue reading “5 Strategic Ways to Kick Off A Successful Job Search”

Master the Art of the Informational Interview

Photo: Christina Morillo | Some people assume only students or new grads should go on informational interviews, but it can be a worthwhile endeavor for other job seekers as well. Career changers will especially find it useful. What It Is The purpose of an informational interview is to learn more about an industry orContinue reading “Master the Art of the Informational Interview”