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It is college commencement season, a time when thousands upon thousands of college seniors receive shiny new diplomas and head out into the workforce en masse.
Last year English teacher David McCullough Jr. delivered a...
Make no mistake: conducting a job search is a job in itself. Your name might be the only one on the organizational chart of ‘Hire Me Now, Incorporated,’ but that just means that you alone have to function as CEO, labor, and everything in between. It can be tough when you have no colleagues to challenge or support you when you need it.
Twitter was smack in the middle of an ocean of bad press last week when the Associated Press Twitter handle @AP was hacked. Most of us don’t have enough followers to be the target of such a cyber attack, so you can put those fears to rest. We still...
Lest you are still not convinced about the power of Twitter, consider what is going on at the Associated Press (AP) today. Yesterday afternoon, the AP Twitter account sent out a simple 140-character tweet about an explosion in the White House that resulted in injury to the President. Since...
A relatively recent addition to LinkedIn profile features allows users to endorse one another for specific professional skills. The practice is a lot like getting someone to write a recommendation for your profile, without the hassle of asking someone to write a personalized statement on your behalf. Better yet, LinkedIn does the asking part...
A lot of people would rather hear nails screech across a chalkboard than spend an hour networking at a job fair. Even people who admit to liking it can agree that these events are often filled with awkward moments reminiscent of waiting to be picked for a team on the 3rd grade kickball field.
Here we offer some tips to boost...
In case you missed it, this week we welcomed spring. For many of us it was merely an event on the calendar – as I write, the snow outside my window reminds me that Punxsutawney Phil seems to have gotten it wrong again this year.
No matter. What is important is that...
Resume Section In Focus: Education, and other optional highlights
It is generally expected that your resume will include some mention of your educational attainment beyond high school. In general, high school diplomas should not be listed unless you are a recent graduate or attended a prestigious high school. If you...
Resume Section In Focus: Professional Experience and Accomplishment Statements
The minimum requirement for this section of your resume is to show what job titles you held, when you held them, where you worked, and what your job duties were. But don’t make the mistake of thinking we’re going to let you off the hook...
Resume Section In Focus: Professional Summary
Chances are great that the person reading your resume has about 50 others to review and very little time to do it. Your reader is looking for a fast, easy answer to just one question:
"Does this person have what it takes to solve my problem...