Job Seeking 101 – Part II – Action Plan

Spring fever has arrived and with comes a surge in people looking for new jobs – maybe even new locations. Last week, we discussed the blunders people make when job searching – the little and big no no’s that crimp… Read more »

Job Seeking 101 – Part I – Blunders

While the economy is stabilizing and the term “candidate-driven market” is often heard, finding a job from entry-level to middle management is not the same as choosing what apple to pick from a heavily-laden tree. It still takes motivation, commitment,… Read more »

Keys to Success as a Temp

More and more companies are discovering the benefits of using temps, increasing the option of making temp work your long-term career. Whether that’s your goal or you’re just biding time until you graduate, get hired permanently, etc.; success – being… Read more »

Don’t let Failure Be Fatal.

Failure: Everybody deals with it. Sometimes it’s small – we burnt the cookies; sometimes it’s not-so-small – we forgot a friend’s big event and “failed” to provide the support he/she needed; sometimes it’s huge – we lost the company’s biggest… Read more »

Common Mistakes of Leaders who Fail

Lack of confidence: They worked their way up the ladder, won the promotion, but lacked the confidence to carry through. Because they were afraid to fail, they did. Solution: Recognize that you will probably make some mistakes, but the world… Read more »

Learning to Love the Job You have Come to Hate.

You hate your job, the boss is lousy, the pay is worse, and nothing you do makes a difference. You’re sure it’s time to change jobs or maybe even change careers. You may be right, but before you jump ship… Read more »

Top IT Skills Secure Employment

Since present supply and demand falls in favor of the IT candidates, it only makes sense for students and anyone who wants to enhance or change their career course to consider the IT avenue. Even in IT, however, there are… Read more »

Enhance your Resume – Create a Video

Whenever you send a digital copy of your resume to potential employers, it’s the perfect opportunity to include a video. Video resumes, short videos designed and created by job seekers/candidates to give a more personal view of their abilities, skills… Read more »

Working with a Recruiter

Regardless of what “title” a staffing company gives to their staff, they are essentially “recruiters”. And recruiters are specialists in the business of matching people – each with their unique personality, abilities, experience, etc. to their clients’ open positions and… Read more »

Work-Life Balance – Is it Possible?

Everybody has lofty goals for work-life balance. Many a blog and even books have been written about the subject, but can we really achieve it and how important is it anyway? The fact is that only you can decide how… Read more »