How to Get Employed Without Job Boards
If you ask 10 job seekers how they think they are going to find a job seven out of ten would answer those job boards is the place. Most people have this stereotype that in order to find a job one needs to have a decent CV and spend several hours on job boards sending multiple applications. However more and more job seekers realize that su...
Must-Read Career Tips for Those Who Want to Become a Manager
Have you ever thought of what kind of a career you would have in the future. It is pretty unlikely that you imagined yourself working in the role of a secretary or sales associate. Most of us are thinking of becoming at least successful managers who would be directing a professional team achieving and exceeding the established goals. Howe...
Career Challenges: Veterans Looking for a Job
There are many challenges that veterans face today when trying to find a civilian job. It is not just about translating military experience to civilian work, there are other challenges that sometimes make it difficult to find employment. However, there a lot of employers who would love to hire veterans. Unfortunately, most people don't kn...
A Resume and LinkedIn Profile: Should There Be Any Difference?
We all know by now that sending out your resume and cover letter to multiple job openings isn't enough to get the job. It might be enough for some job seekers but for the most part, it is one of many job search steps. Social networks have already become a popular method for job seekers to attract the attention of employers as well as if t...
Saying 'No' at Work
There are people who feel reluctant to say 'no' to people. Even if they don't really want to do something because they are asked by someone they know they (family member, friend, relative) they can't reject. This later can become a problem when one is distracted by too many requests... It is a little bit different at work. This is the pla...
Leaving a Job
Today people don't stay at one work for too long as they seek new opportunities for growth and development. If a company doesn't provide any growth opportunities for its employees it is likely they will seek it in a different company. There are other situations when people tend to leave - when they are unhappy about how they are treated b...
How to Customize Your Job Application?
We all know that it is much more effective to tailor your job applications to each and every job opening. It makes sense because generic applications assume that people didn't care enough to spend some time on the application package. Judge for yourself, whenever you receive a generic marketing letter with some kind of goods offered, do y...
Thank You Letter Writing
We used to talk a lot about resume writing and maybe cover letter writing in regards to job search and interviews. However, there is one more document that could help you win the favor of hiring authorities - a thank you letter. Many people underestimate the importance of additional job search tools, including a thank you note. We believe...
Messed Up At Work? Learn What You Should Do...
There are no perfect people. We all make mistakes no matter how good we might think we are or no matter how our colleagues perceive us. If you have been employed for a while then you know what it feels like to go through the failures when you messed up with something important at work. It can certainly harm your reputation or even relatio...
Career Challenges: Age Discrimination
Age discrimination is something we either face today or will face in sometime soon. If you don't know what it is like to be rejected just because of your age today you will likely experience that a little bit later. Obviously, employers won't ever tell you that directly, they will come up with all sorts of excuses why they can't hire you....