6 Useless, Outdated Bits of Job Search Advice
6 Useless, Outdated Bits of Job Search Advice
/ July 31, 2014 0 COMMENTS
If you’re relying on mom and dad for job search advice while hunting for that first ...
Five Ways to Become a Trusted Resource at Your New Job
Five Ways to Become a Trusted Resource at Your New Job
/ May 14, 2013 0 COMMENTS
The world needs more dependable workers. We’re talking about those who can handle extra work and new challenges, and that supervisors at the best companies to work for trust to conduct ...
In Writing Resumes, the Words You Choose Matter
In Writing Resumes, the Words You Choose Matter
/ May 7, 2013 0 COMMENTS
Words matter, and the resume is the ultimate example. The last thing you want is to flub up your resume when applying for your first job out of college and have prospective employers ...
10 Surefire Ways to Lose Your Dream Job
10 Surefire Ways to Lose Your Dream Job
/ May 1, 2013 0 COMMENTS
Congratulations! You’ve landed your dream entry-level sales job. You’ll be standing atop the sales mountain in no time flat, right? Not so fast. Landing the job is one thing, and ...
Five Ways to Figure Out if a Company’s Culture Suits You
Five Ways to Figure Out if a Company’s Culture Suits You
/ April 23, 2013 0 COMMENTS
When you apply for your first job out of college, several obvious lines of inquiry will spring to mind: How much does the job pay? What are the benefits? What are the work hours? But ...
5 Ways Your Job is Killing You
5 Ways Your Job is Killing You
/ April 16, 2013 0 COMMENTS
One of Seinfeld’s classic episodes illustrated the lack of health awareness in the workplace. Julia Louis-Dreyfus’ character Elaine had enough of the constant flow of cakes in her ...
You’re a Professional Now, So Dress the Part
You’re a Professional Now, So Dress the Part
/ April 11, 2013 0 COMMENTS
Mark Twain had the right idea: Clothes make the man. Now, the brilliant humorist favored all-white suits, so we’re not going to recommend you completely follow his thinking. But what ...
Navigating Office Conflicts Without Running Your Career Aground
Navigating Office Conflicts Without Running Your Career Aground
/ April 4, 2013 0 COMMENTS
Your first office conflict after starting your entry level sales job will probably erupt when you least expect it. It might be that manager with zero social skills who doles out cruel, ...
5 Tips to Avoid Sinking Your Career Through An E-Mail Snafu
5 Tips to Avoid Sinking Your Career Through An E-Mail Snafu
/ April 2, 2013 2 COMMENTS
The communication benefits of email come with a hefty side of potential traps. Just as you wouldn’t say something directly to someone that could put your employment in jeopardy, you ...
Guest column: Career Advice for 20-somethings – Work Hard, Good Attitude, Innovate
Guest column: Career Advice for 20-somethings – Work Hard, Good Attitude, Innovate
/ March 26, 2013 0 COMMENTS
I get asked a lot about career advice by 20-somethings inside and outside the government. Then my cousin, Jay Saunders, asked me for some advice. I thought a blog that is personal like ...
We’re All Animals, So How To Channel Those Instincts for Career Success?
We’re All Animals, So How To Channel Those Instincts for Career Success?
/ March 21, 2013 0 COMMENTS
You know that sittin’-on-top-of-the-world rush when you close a major deal? How about that kicked-in-the-gut dejection when a prospective client shows you the door? According to a ...