Holiday Job Hunting: No Better Time Than Now, Really

Holiday Job Hunting: No Better Time Than Now, Really

Ask around. Most of the incumbent career coaches are going to tell you that job hunting gets tough in December. They say that deci...

The Value Of Building Your Personal Brand

The Value Of Building Your Personal Brand

Have you heard about personal branding? It's the idea that in the 21st Century, you are responsible for the degree to which you ar...

Reinvent Yourself To Land A New Job

Reinvent Yourself To Land A New Job

The New York Times recently ran a story about the new Catsup from Heinz. It's got Balsamic Vinegar in it. Can you think of anythin...

Why Honesty Will Help You Land The Job

Why Honesty Will Help You Land The Job

They say companies don't want to hire people who are unemployed. They say that it's harder to find work if you are over 45, female...

5 Steps To Improve Your Online Profile & Get Noticed

5 Steps To Improve Your Online Profile & Get Noticed

While the good old resume is in no danger of disappearing, you'd better have your online profiles in shape. Something like 80% of ...

Why Where You Live Matters In Your Job Search

Why Where You Live Matters In Your Job Search

You've no doubt heard the endless noise about the value you can get from your social media network in the job hunt. You've probabl...

How To Ask For & Get Online Recommendations

How To Ask For & Get Online Recommendations

As an experiment, I recently asked 20 friends to write me a recommendation on LinkedIn. About 25% of the people I asked actually c...

Resume Posting Online: What You Need To Know

Resume Posting Online: What You Need To Know

If you look for a job long enough, you'll start to here about the 'black hole'. This is how recruiters describe the fact that ...

Is Any Job A Good Job?

Is Any Job A Good Job?

This morning, I got a note from an old friend who has been out of work for two years. He used to be a social worker in the state p...

Expert Advice: Should Salary Be Disclosed On A Resume?

Expert Advice: Should Salary Be Disclosed On A Resume?

Dear Abby, Should I put my current salary on my resume? My brother-in-law says everyone does. He seems to make a lot of mon...