Job Hunter? Take The Employer’s-Eye View

Job Hunter? Take The Employer’s-Eye View

A fellow called me on the phone and said, "I notice you do a lot of teleseminars. Would it be useful for you to have those telesem...

The Job Interview Culture Checklist: Seven Points To Evaluate In Your Next Job Interview

The Job Interview Culture Checklist: Seven Points To Evaluate In Your Next Job Interview

According to Glassdoor career expert Hank Stringer, if a company doesn’t know how to answer a job candidate’s question, “Wha...

Is Your Job Hurting Your Resume?

Is Your Job Hurting Your Resume?

When I was a little kid, my mom used to tell us about the ice-delivery guy who would come down her street in Chicago, delivering i...

Resume Must-Haves: Relevance & White Space

Resume Must-Haves: Relevance & White Space

If I could burrow my way into the collective mind of job-seekers everywhere, I'd program this thought into its neurons: we don't ...

Employers, Get Ready For The Mass Talent Evacuation

Employers, Get Ready For The Mass Talent Evacuation

Human beings like to be in control of their surroundings, and who can blame them? We're naturally inclined to take the high groun...

Resume Help: How To Give Context To Your Career Accomplishments

Resume Help: How To Give Context To Your Career Accomplishments

Dear Liz,  I like how you are teaching us to view our career histories differently and more creatively. I never liked saying o...

The Myth Of Transferable Skills

The Myth Of Transferable Skills

I was an HR person for ages, so I know about dogma. Dogma is a kind of thick, sticky stuff that takes hold in an organization or i...

Don’t Let Bad Advice Strangle Your Job Search

Don’t Let Bad Advice Strangle Your Job Search

Nearly every day I read at least one piece of jaw-droppingly bad career advice. It’s depressing. Still, we can’t blame the edi...

Help Me Get A Job In Your Company!

Help Me Get A Job In Your Company!

Dear Liz, Supposedly networking is the best way to get a job. It's not working for me. People tell me about friends of theirs w...

Job Seeker, Don't Do Anything Stupid

Job Seeker, Don’t Do Anything Stupid

Dear Liz, I'm a 42-year-old marketing manager who's done well in her career although the last 18 months haven't been any kind o...