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Resume keywords are imperative to helping to get your resume noticed. By including keywords in your resume, you’ll greatly increase your chances of gaining attention and landing a job interview. So what are keywords? Keywords are words or short phrases that relate to particular requirements for a job. They are the skills, abilities, credentials and… Read more »

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The difference between landing the job of your dreams and bombing the interview often boils down to one key element: how well you prepare. It’s not possible to anticipate every question that will be asked. However, it IS entirely possible to enter your interview with a strong sense of what to expect and how to… Read more »

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Do you have a job interview on the horizon? Acing a job interview has as much to do with the way you prepare as it does your poise and confidence in the interview chair. Taking time to prepare for the interview in advance can help you secure the job offer you seek. There are a… Read more »

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Do you have a coworker who thinks they know everything? They believe they are the go-to person; the one with the special connections and authority. If there’s a problem, they have the solution; if there’s a question, they have the answer. They aren’t open to new ideas or collaborating — and they have strong opinions,… Read more »

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The old catch-22: You need a job to get experience, but you need experience to get a job. Finding work can be tough, and it can be even more difficult when you don’t have a laundry list of references or a surplus of experience to work off of. But just because you don’t have existing… Read more »

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Knowing the right way to prepare for a job fair can help you land the next great job on your career path. Whether you’re seeking your first job or your sixth job, attending a career fair is a smart plan for marketing yourself to potential employers. Forget reviewing hundreds of online ads or spending countless… Read more »

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Being promoted to supervisor for the first time is both thrilling and challenging. It takes intellect and initiative to move up the corporate ladder but transitioning into your new role means mastering a new skill set. No matter what kind of business or field you work in, these 7 tips will help you navigate the… Read more »

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(This is the last of a 3-part series. Find the first 2 parts here (part 1) and here (part 2).) Is Taking a Promotion the Right Move … or a Move in the Wrong Direction? Getting a promotion is one of the holy grails of modern careers. It’s the post-college report card. It gives employees… Read more »

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(If you missed part 1, find the article here: Should You Accept that Promotion? Is Taking a Promotion the Right Move … or a Move in the Wrong Direction? Being offered a promotion is usually a welcome and exciting reward for a job well done – usually, but not always. Sometimes, it’s not so welcome… Read more »

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From a young age, we’re taught that receiving a promotion is great public recognition of your success to date, and an exciting pathway to bigger and better things. But what if you not 100% sure that you want to take a promotion that is offered to you? Let us illustrate what might happen when you… Read more »