Why Keeping Your Options Open May Harm Your Job Search

Why Keeping Your Options Open May Harm Your Job Search

It is human nature in job search – as in dating – to want to keep your options open. Many job seekers, whether early-career an...

10 Job Search Behaviors To Avoid

10 Job Search Behaviors To Avoid

Job search is hard work; it's stressful and riddled with anxiety. Do not exacerbate it by letting highly charged emotions drive ba...

Do You Need A Resume In The Social Media Age?

Do You Need A Resume In The Social Media Age?

While the futurists vie for the first-place ribbon in having predicted the resume's demise, the resume heart beats strong. ...

What To Do When A Recruiter Comes Calling

What To Do When A Recruiter Comes Calling

How do you react when a recruiter calls? Do you clam up, nervous and distrusting? Do you assume your hushed voice and hurriedly pu...

How To Find Out What A Company’s Culture Is Really Like

How To Find Out What A Company’s Culture Is Really Like

While the 'culture fit' topic in job search is important, many job seekers avoid it because of angst to simply find a job – ANY ...

Give Your Job Search A Boost & Avoid Blame

Give Your Job Search A Boost & Avoid Blame

We all do it at one time or another. We blame someone or something for what’s going wrong in our lives. We can't do something we...

Top 10 Job Search Trends NOT To Pay Attention To – Part 2

Top 10 Job Search Trends NOT To Pay Attention To – Part 2

The absolutes of job search are puzzling; as in most things in life, there are few black and white rules. While you want to follow...

Top 10 Job Search Trends To Pay Attention To – Part 1

Top 10 Job Search Trends To Pay Attention To – Part 1

It's overwhelming, discouraging, frustrating and exacerbating – the quantity of blogs and articles telling you how to job search...

Do This, Not That: How To Make Your Resume More Effective

Do This, Not That: How To Make Your Resume More Effective

Most people fear that colorful resumes will risk rejection. The fact is, more people lose opportunities to other candidates becaus...

4 Cover Letter Blunders And How To Fix Them

4 Cover Letter Blunders And How To Fix Them

Some people meticulously write their resume but then treat their cover letter as an afterthought, resulting in a mistake-riddled, ...