Is Your Resume Starving For Attention?

Is Your Resume Starving For Attention?

In this day of fast-food, social media attention deficit disorder-based communications, I must raise my hand and object. Not every...

Four Cover Letter Secrets That Will Open Doors

Four Cover Letter Secrets That Will Open Doors

Sending a résumé without a cover letter is like driving at night without your lights on. (You know, you will get a ticket for th...

Slow Down! Speed At Work Needs A Rest Sometimes

Slow Down! Speed At Work Needs A Rest Sometimes

Your speed at work may make you more productive -- and less plugged into the nuances and networks at your office.  Speed is rever...

Would You Hire You?

Would You Hire You?

I always feel satisfied when I complete a résumé for a client of mine and they say, “I look so good now – even I would hire ...

Benefits Of Sweet Treats In The Workplace

Benefits Of Sweet Treats In The Workplace

Candy jars and bowls overflowed last week as leftover Halloween candy came to work. Or maybe it will show up this week as the p...

Five Steps To Securing A Temp Job

Five Steps To Securing A Temp Job

Anyone looking for bright spots in the employment data has to point their binoculars at the slow retail revival and the steady tem...

How To Get Through Tough Times In Your Career

How To Get Through Tough Times In Your Career

Unless one has ‘walked in the shoes’ of the terminally unemployed it is hard to give advice on coping with the situation. I ha...

Five Tools For Coping With Long-Term Unemployment

Five Tools For Coping With Long-Term Unemployment

Wall Street is happy about the midterm elections because a divided Congress is not likely to get much done. Business prefers gridl...

Career Tips To Combat Unemployment Stigmas

Career Tips To Combat Unemployment Stigmas

On the heels of the recent 60 Minutes unemployment piece, I thought it would be apropos to write a blog to help people with some t...

How To Help Jobless Friends & Family

How To Help Jobless Friends & Family

If you're like most of us, you know at least one person who's trapped in unemployment. Sixty percent of Americans felt the recessi...