Tell A Story In Your Resume Bullets

Tell A Story In Your Resume Bullets

Dear Liz, I have a solid work background but nothing too spectacular in terms of accomplishments. At each of my jobs I supported ...

Making A Career “Decision”

Making A Career “Decision”

Last Thursday night, American sports fans tuned into ESPN to hear LeBron James’ decision to go to work and play for the Miami He...

Three Methods To ‘Push For The Know’ During A Job Search

Three Methods To ‘Push For The Know’ During A Job Search

I received an interesting response on last week’s blog, ‘Tips for Closing An Interview’ suggesting that talent ask more spec...

Dealing With Job-Search Rejection

Dealing With Job-Search Rejection

Dear Liz, I've applied for 20 jobs and I've had one phone interview that went nowhere. Seven of the companies sent me form lett...

Not Working? Don't Bother Applying Here

Not Working? Don’t Bother Applying Here

Ay carumba! Just when you think you've heard everything, there comes a bit of astounding news to knock you off your perch. A reade...

Is Your LinkedIn Profile Up To Snuff?

Is Your LinkedIn Profile Up To Snuff?

Dear Liz, I'm revising my LinkedIn profile for the umpteenth time, and I want to avoid the common pitfalls. What do you see as ...

You Own Your Career Now

You Own Your Career Now

Dear Liz, I’ve survived two rounds of layoffs but I’m worried about the next one. I don't have a lot of interaction with m...

Wooden's Career Lessons For Today's Workforce: Focus on Building Character, Not Reputation

Wooden’s Career Lessons For Today’s Workforce: Focus on Building Character, Not Reputation

How others perceive us in our work and in life matters. When John Wooden, the famous UCLA basketball coaching legend died last wee...

How To Get A Job

How To Get A Job

Last night, I took a plane to San Francisco from Boston. It was a last minute thing and I was running behind. The woman behind ...

How To Talk To A Recruiter

How To Talk To A Recruiter

About a third of jobs are filled through recruiters, retained or contingent.  If asked, most people think a greater percentage ar...