Elevator Speech Out! Bumper Sticker In: Advice For Career Networking

Elevator Speech Out! Bumper Sticker In: Advice For Career Networking

For years, people have been asking me for help with their networking Elevator Speeches. And for years, I've been saying "When are ...

Is It Ethical To Stay In A Well Paid Job And Just Coast Through?

Is It Ethical To Stay In A Well Paid Job And Just Coast Through?

Dear Liz, I've been at my job five years, and there are aspects of the job that I love and others I hate. It's a job I could do...

Hope For The Over-Fifty Job Seeker?

Hope For The Over-Fifty Job Seeker?

Lots of job seekers are on the edge right now. Employers are taking forever to make hiring decisions, they go into radio silence m...

Whose Career Plan Are You On?

Whose Career Plan Are You On?

My friend Angela called me. "Do you find me a risk-taker?" she asked. "I'll be honest, Angie," I said. "I adore you, but the first...

Resume Yawn vs. Resume Gold

Resume Yawn vs. Resume Gold

Last night, Glassdoor hosted its first teleseminar with career expert Liz Ryan.  During the call, Liz tackled common issues we al...

Is There Room For Religion In The Workplace?

Is There Room For Religion In The Workplace?

I love employment-related legal issues, especially the cutting-edge ones that make the papers. It isn't that I like to see people ...

Smarter Interview Questions For Employers

Smarter Interview Questions For Employers

Dear Liz, I'm a call center manager in a small but busy company. I'm completely on my own when it comes to hiring. I have to p...

How Much Salary Do I Give Up By Changing Careers?

How Much Salary Do I Give Up By Changing Careers?

If I could change one thing in the typical job seeker's mind, I'd get a crowbar and pry out (and incinerate) the goofy idea that a...

Overcoming Resume Time Gaps, Blemishes & Other Job Search Obstacles: Live Discussion With Career Expert Liz Ryan

Overcoming Resume Time Gaps, Blemishes & Other Job Search Obstacles: Live Discussion With Career Expert Liz Ryan

Does your resume speak to what you can really achieve? Are you having trouble connecting with would-be employers? Or, feel lik...

Career Reinvention Starts With A New Frame

Career Reinvention Starts With A New Frame

A woman called me from out of state. "I want to apply for this call center manager job I found," she said, "but I don't have call...