Author: Vickie Elmer

Disparate Treatment In Hiring Remains Major Problem

Older applicants were denied jobs, after being told they were overqualified. Or the employer had a no-hire policy for disabled workers or…

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Do's And Don'ts For Moving Up When The Boss Is On Vacation

Your boss’ vacation is coming up soon. Last time she left it felt chaotic and as if no one was minding the…

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Horrible Boss? Work With It

Maybe you know the type: A boss so rigid, cold and lacking in emotional intelligence that he scarcely seems human. Or a…

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One In Three Hospitality And Leisure Industry Employers Expect To Hire

This year, vacation season may bring a job instead of a summer love. That’s because in the July through September quarter, one…

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How To Dress For The Summer Heat

This summer, let’s hope our careers heat up and our armpits do not. And let’s look our professional best, no matter how…

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What The Jobs Numbers Mean To You

The jobless rate rose to 9.1 percent last month. Unemployment claims inched up again. Hiring by business dropped to 53,000, but health…

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What Summer Jobs Teach Leaders

Laura Yamanaka runs a company that places CFOs and other financial professionals in interim positions at companies. Yet she started her working…

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Apply Early To Improve Your Chances Of Landing An Interview

Mom was right: Getting up early can pay off. And so does showing up early in the job search. “Job seekers underestimate…

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Are You Doing Enough Of Your Own Career PR?

If you find it difficult to present your best talents, maybe you need professional help in promoting yourself. Two public relations executives,…

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Promotion Season Is Coming: Tips On How To Get Promoted

If you want to get promoted, the best months for it are June, July and January if you work in the United…

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Should Your Kids Know Your Salary?

The question comes up during recess or at an after-school club: How much money does your mom and dad make? What does…

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How To Ace A Job Interview On Skype

If you haven’t conducted an interview by Skype yet, I’m willing to bet that it’s coming to your laptop screen or iPhone…

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