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3 Ways To Practically Guarantee You Get The Job

Have you ever had the experience of sending out your resume EVERYWHERE, and getting no results? Related: 3 Signs You’re Sabotaging Your Job Search No emails. No callbacks. No interviews. ...


4 Things Employers Look For In LinkedIn And Resume Comparison

During the hiring process, employers scour the Internet for more information on candidates. Here's what they look for in a LinkedIn and resume comparison. The post 4 Things Employers Look...


3 Ways To Avoid Networking Burnout

It's easy to think that networking efforts aren’t really necessary. Because that’s what it is – an effort, right? Find out how to avoid networking burnout. The post 3 Ways To Avoid Networ...


What It Takes To Write For The Daily Show

*Following responses are not verbatim* I recently had the privilege to sit down with Delaney Yeager, a writer from The Daily Show with Jon Stewart. Delaney told me about her experience on...


Why Resumes Are Still Important For Job Seekers

[Sponsored: This post is brought to you by Hloom, a site offering free templates] There is a lot of hype about how resumes are going to die out with the advent of social networking sites....


What It Takes to Write For The Daily Show With Jon Stewart

*Following responses are not verbatim* I recently had the privilege to sit down with Delaney Yeager, a writer from The Daily Show with Jon Stewart. Delaney told me about her experience on...


Personal Branding Weekly – Need to Know Who You Know

Somebody You Currently Work with can be a Valuable Connection. This could be a fellow employee if you work for a company or an organization. If you’re a solopreneur, it could be any...


Why You Should be Mentoring Future HR Professionals

This time of year is crazy busy for me. The Fall season is always for me. It’s the start of school and the college semester, and while I don’t have children myself yet or a student ...


Michelle Phan: Branding Tips from a Video Vixen

If you’ve ever searched for beauty tutorials online, then you’ve likely come across YouTube superstar Michelle Phan. At age 27, Michelle has amassed over seven million subscribers and ove...


Doing Vegas The Right Way #HRTechConf

Tomorrow we have an extra special guest on the blog that will be talking about Doing HR Tech the Right Way so it’s only natural for me to talk about how you should do Vegas the righ...


How Telling Personal Stories can Help you Establish Trust

I have mentioned it briefly in other posts but I have Multiple Sclerosis. I have been diagnosed since 2002, about 3 months after surviving 9/11. Let’s say it really wasn’t my best year, e...


Reasons Why Employers Haven’t Contacted You after a Job Interview

Globalization and the improving government reforms have created several jobs recently that allow several people to earn their living. Nevertheless, finding the right job and getting it, i...


How U.S. Leave Laws Have Not Kept Up with the Workplace

Work typically takes up a big piece of our schedules. With smart phones and the ability to log in to work computers remotely, the 40-hour workweek has grown to feel more like a 24/7 workw...


My Visit to Google Chicago

Upfront disclosure: I don’t work for Google…yet. Thanks to my new friend Sally Anderson, a human resources partner at Google Chicago, I recently had the opportunity to tour the office and...


2 of My Favorite Insider Tips for Executive Resume Writing

Aside from the given personal branding and first-step job search strategies everyone needs to embrace before writing their resume – targeting, research, and relevant keyword development. ...


Be Prepared for Job or Company Changes (But Not Worried)

You can do everything right, and things can still go splat in your career. As John Elway, two-time Super Bowl champion quarterback, says, “Not only do you have to be good, but you have to...


10 Tips for Starting Your Online Business – Career Alternatives

Starting your own business online is a great opportunity to not only work for yourself, but to also build your own job security. There are a lot of benefits to owning and running an onlin...


How I Landed A Leadership Position Right Out Of College

Is advancement important to you? Do you dream of being a leader? Find out how this recent grad landed a leadership position right out of college. The post How I Landed A Leadership Positi...


5 Ways To Ease Your Nerves Before A Job Interview

Interviewing isn't something we do often, so just the thought can leave us feeling anxious. Here are some ways to ease your nerves before a job interview. The post 5 Ways To Ease Your Ner...


6 Steps To Kickstart Your Career As A College Freshman

When should you begin working on your career development? Immediately! Here are the steps to take freshman year to kickstart your career. The post 6 Steps To Kickstart Your Career As A Co...


The Worst Resume Advice I’ve EVER Heard

There's some BAD advice out there - especially on resume writing. Don't fall victim to this "advice." Here's the worst resume advice I've EVER heard... The post The Worst Resume Advice I’...


Connected! 6 Quick Tips For Better Online Networking

You're an "All Star" on LinkedIn, but you don't have that dream job yet. Boost your online networking efforts with these quick tips... The post Connected! 6 Quick Tips For Better Online N...


How To Land A Telecommuting Job

Telecommuting jobs are becoming more common place, giving job seekers more opportunities to find employment outside of their location. According to Global Workplace Analytics, the workpla...


How to Build a Resume the Right Way [INFOGRAPHIC]

A great resume is the perfect tool to showcase your skill to potential employers. Resumes can be hard to get right, but this infographic from Degree Theory provides some interesting tips ...


Why Do You Want to Leave Your Current Position?

The dreaded question – Why do you want to leave your current position? The one question most candidates dread is, “Why do you want to leave your current position?” You c...