Job Seekers: The Importance of a Networking Card

Jerry S. was laid off from his job working in a call center five months ago due to a reorganization of the company.  Since that time, Jerry has been doing a lot of things right in his job search - he developed a clear and decisive job search plan, has been applying to jobs that …

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6 Errors that Can Kill a Job Interview

According to a recent survey by Career Builder, the following are the most common errors that job candidates have made; some boggle the mind as to their behavior and begs the question, "What were they thinking?" answering cell phone or texting - 77% dressing inappropriately - 72% appearing arrogant - 72% talking negatively about current …

9 Job Skills That Will Get You Hired

Organizations today want employees who have the skills they need and will hit the ground running – quickly.  Meaning, they are looking for potential hires that are a “fit” for the organization, not only in terms of aptitudes and abilities, but who have interpersonal skills.  Being adept at job tasks won’t mean much – or …

Take a Stand and Make a Decision Already

Every day we are faced with making decisions: what time should I get up, what will I wear or what will I eat for breakfast.  These are simple decisions that we usually don't put too much emphasis on.  But most people have a really difficult time taking a stand on one side of an issue, …