How to Get What You Want In Your Career
We all have something that we want in our career. Some people see potential where they work, so they want a big promotion and a large raise. Other people are ready for a change, so they want a different job or a new career. What do you want?
How to Write Interview Thank You Letters
Sending a thank you letter is as important as interview preparation. But they're tough to write, so people either tell themselves that not sending one doesn't matter, or they procrastinate until it's too late and almost pointless anyway. Anyone who... (More)
Moms Going Back to Work
There has been a ton of discussion lately about stay-at-home moms sacrificing their financial health for the sake of raising their children. Whether you agree or disagree with this statement, there are a lot of moms returning to the workforce to make... (More)
Ready For an Unexpected Job Interview
Most job seekers wait to polish up their interview skills until they are looking for a new position. Important interview opportunities, however, can present themselves at any time.
Get Hired Faster and Get Paid More by Getting More Done
Whether you're looking for a new job or looking to get promoted in your current job, ask yourself this: What did you do with your time yesterday? Did you waste it, kill it, spend it, or invest it? If you're not happy with your answer, read on to... (More)
Your Interview Environment
Most job seekers think the interview begins the moment they stand up to greet the person interviewing them. This is false. An interview is a two-way street, so your interview should begin the moment you walk through the company's door. In your haste... (More)
The Art of Negotiating a Raise
Negotiation is a give-and-take process until an eventual agreement is reached between two or more parties. To understand the art of negotiation, a jobseeker must understand that it is a give process as much as it is a receiving process. Look at the... (More)
Improving Your Career
You need to have great career skills to climb the corporate ladder successfully. Career skills are also crucial if you want to switch jobs within your field. Your skills play a vital role in differentiating you from many others who probably have the... (More)
Are You Really Committed to Your Goals?
Many of us want a guarantee before we fully commit to our goals. If only we knew it would work out, then we would not question our choice or the direction of our future. Guess what? Your career will not give you the guarantee you are seeking. What... (More)
21 Ways to Improve Your Resume
Your resume is critical to your job search success. It must be a highly effective resume to capture the employer's attention in today's market. Here's what employers recommend, based on a national survey conducted with 600 Hiring Managers.
Networking Through Professional Organizations
There are many reasons for attending industry-related meetings and joining organizations or community groups. Participation in organized groups allows us to benefit by learning from the experiences of others, continue our education through... (More)
How's Your Job Hunt Going
If your job search needs a jumpstart, it pays to sit down and analyze your situation. You should carefully question everything you're doing. But, be careful -- the wrong questions can be harmful to your career health. Example: Never ask yourself... (More)