Attending a Job Fair, How to Prepare

Attending a job fair is a great way to make some new connections, learn about new job opportunities in your area, and even get in some interview practice. But you don’t want to show up unprepared to make the most of those opportunities. Consider attending a job fair to be a precursor to the interview… Read more »

Back to Basics: Cover Letters

Cover letters, do we still need these? The answer is an undeniable YES! Cover letters are a critical introduction to you as an employee, and while it may seem like they’re an extra or unnecessary step in the application process, they do still provide candidates with an important opportunity. Here’s a quick look at what… Read more »

No Relevant Work Experience? Do This

It’s actually a pretty common story. You have your eye on the perfect job, but you have zero relevant work experience. It might seem like an uphill battle, but it’s not impossible. There are actually quite a few things you can include to present yourself in a better light. Remember, people are on the other side of a job… Read more »

Overcoming Fears Changing Jobs as an Older Applicant

Change is scary, but not impossible when you are starting over (by choice or not by choice) when you have been at the same place for a decade or more.  The job market has changed drastically in recent years, and competing with younger candidates can be challenging. But that doesn’t mean you should settle for second best…. Read more »

Back to Basics: 6 Job Search Tips

When you are searching for a new job, it can be easy to get lost in the latest and greatest job search tips and tricks. But it is only the basics that will get you past the first round of an application. Don’t forget the importance of your resume, your cover letter, your application, and… Read more »

How to Cope With a Workplace Bully

Bullying doesn’t necessarily end on the playground. Many who bully as children grow to continue bullying others as an adult. It can be disheartening and frustrating to be on the receiving end of workplace bullying behavior. Still, there are ways you can better cope and manage such behavior within your experience. Here is a brief… Read more »

3 More Resolutions to Make This Year

Resolutions don’t need to be made on the 1st of the year. Here are three more resolutions you can make that will significantly improve your career development this year, and you can start working on them whenever is convenient for you. So, here’s to the new year and a better you in 2020.   Master A… Read more »

Back to Basics: Your Resume

It’s easy for job seekers to get bogged down in all the details and latest trends of the modern job search. But at the heart of career success lies the most important document you will write: your resume. Wherever you are in your career, however many formats or templates you have of your resume, there… Read more »

3 Job Search Resolutions You’ll Actually be Able to Keep

The coming new year means new opportunities and new challenges to bring out your best self. This year, confront that bad habit of procrastination that inhibits productivity and slows your career growth. Focus on your personal branding for social and professional success! And make time to give back to your community. These 3 New Year’s… Read more »

Advantages to Working a 3rd Shift Position

Shift work is notoriously tough. Unusual sleep schedules and the required lifestyle changes for workers asked to pull the “graveyard” shift can be taxing on you and your family. So when thinking about working the 3rd shift, it’s hard to look beyond the negatives.  But there are some surprising benefits to working the graveyard shift. Here are… Read more »