Day: October 12, 2018

CV vs. Resume: What’s the Difference Between a Resume and Curriculum Vitae?

A resume is a living document that should be customized for every job. A  curriculum vitae (CV), on the other hand, is a comprehensive document that may remain static for months or years at a time. The main differences between resumes and CVs are length, how often it needs to […]

Panic Attacks? So Do Lots of A-List Celebrities!

Over 40 million adults in the U.S. suffer from anxiety and panic disorders. And as privileged as they are, celebrities are no exception when it comes to panic attacks. Whether it’s a one-time event or something they consistently struggle with, dealing with a panic attack is never easy. Most recently, […]

5 Questions to Ask Yourself Before Posting on Social Media

Stories about people who were fired or suffered career-related consequences for posting on social media are easy to brush off as rare events. But they’re also an important reminder that your social media presence isn’t all that separate from your work life. So ask yourself these questions first. Read Complete […]

6 Things You Should Never Do On Your Work Computer

These days, many companies provide employees with a variety of work devices from smartphones to laptops and even tablets to complete their work with. Company IT departments usually set them up with your login information, a selection of important apps and all the bells ’n’ whistles that allow you to […]

Top Questions to Ask in an Interview, According to a Hiring Manager

Successful interviews aren’t just about having the right answers. They are about asking the right questions. As an interviewer, being asked good questions keeps me energized, engaged and interested in the person I am meeting. When I hear a question, I think about my answer and I also anticipate what […]

Are YOU Preventing Yourself from Being Hired?

  You may think the reason you aren’t being interviewed or hired is because you’re not the right fit, wrong time, wrong place, or any other number of excuses. But have you considered the idea that it may be YOU who isn’t letting yourself be hired? It’s shocking how many […]

our “unpaid intern” is paid $42,000/year, my clients can’t make up their minds, and more

It’s five answers to five questions. Here we go… 1. Our “unpaid intern” is paid $42,000/year I’m an executive assistant for a small nonprofit agency. I have access to people’s salary information and I’ve never really been concerned about the salaries and fairness before now. Occasionally we take on graduate […]