Day: August 9, 2018

Stop Rambling! How to Tell a Concise, Compelling Career Story in an Interview

When I first heard I had scored an interview with Glassdoor, I was thrilled. I wasted no time practicing for the interview, and it’s a good thing too, considering that my first few practice rounds were a wreck. There were so many different points I wanted to touch on — […]

Report: More Than Half of Employers Have Found Content on Social Media That Caused Them NOT to Hire a Candidate

Seven in ten employers (70 percent) use social networking sites to research job candidates during hiring process- Nearly half of employers (48 percent) check up on current employees on social media- A third of employers (34 percent) have reprimanded or fired an employee based on content found online. Your social […]

5 Reasons Why Your Executive Resume Is Not Working

Many executive job seekers are in a rut, spinning their wheels. They’re hard at work sending out their resumes to anyone and any place that may be able to help them with their career goals. But somehow, their resumes are not doing their job – generating interest and interviews. There […]

11 Best Sites to Post Your Resume Online for Free – ZipJob

The hiring process for nearly every company has moved online which has changed the way we find/apply to jobs. Sure, applying for jobs online is effective but you should also be posting your resume to websites to have an employer or […] The post 11 Best Sites to Post Your Resume […]

4 Unwritten Rules You Should Follow at the Office

An employee and an employer have both an official and unofficial relationship. Your official employment agreement may lay out work hours, acceptable behaviors, break policies and the other rules that govern the office and your position in it. The unofficial side is kind of like the unwritten rules in a professional sport. […]

How to Address Being Fired or Laid Off in Your Next Interview

Most of us seek out to build longevity when accepting a new position, with the hopes of sustaining long-term employment within the same organization. However, these aspirations can often conflict with the realities of the current job market. When it’s our choice to leave an organization, discussing the terms of […]

Five New Books for the Woman Who Does It All

There’s no question that we are all searching for the perfect work-life balance. As we become more involved in the political landscape of our communities, invested in social issues and interested in moving up in our careers, it can feel so overwhelming to do it all. These five books about […]