To Improve Your Job Search Focus on Personality
To Improve Your Job Search Focus on Personality
/ August 21, 2014 0 COMMENTS
Want to improve your chances of landing that first career in sales? Stop touting ...
Yes, It’s Just a Phone Call, But Show Some Courtesy
Yes, It’s Just a Phone Call, But Show Some Courtesy
/ October 29, 2013 0 COMMENTS
“Your call is important to us.” We’ve all heard it, and chances are we’ve all rolled our eyes and scoffed, “Yeah, right. It’s obvious how important it is, considering that I’ve been on ...
How to Approach an Employer’s Personality Test
How to Approach an Employer’s Personality Test
/ October 24, 2013 0 COMMENTS
Personality tests are one of the hot recent trends among human-resource managers, so the chances are better than zero you’ll face one as you hunt for your first job after college. The ...
Your Mother Was Right: Being Nice is a Career Strategy
Your Mother Was Right: Being Nice is a Career Strategy
/ October 22, 2013 0 COMMENTS
Inspiration for embarking on a successful career in sales can come from the most unexpected of places. It could be from the host of a TV show, a Hollywood powerbroker or even the ...
How to Get Hired (or Fired) Because of Social Media
How to Get Hired (or Fired) Because of Social Media
/ October 15, 2013 0 COMMENTS
Applying for jobs after college is a lot of work. The to-do list: Update your resume, find open positions, spruce up your interview wardrobe, schedule interviews. On and on. Add one ...
Career Inspiration from Those Who Climbed the Mountain
Career Inspiration from Those Who Climbed the Mountain
/ October 10, 2013 1 COMMENTS
Just like mountain-climbing, getting started in one of your first jobs after college is exciting, but sometimes it can be scary to look up and see how far you have to climb. There you ...
How to Handle Helicopter Parents in the Job Hunt
How to Handle Helicopter Parents in the Job Hunt
/ October 8, 2013 0 COMMENTS
It was bad enough when they hovered over your youth soccer games. Do you really need your parents sitting in your job interview? Apparently, some people do. A recent report in The Wall ...
6 Career Tips from former McDonald’s CEO Ed Rensi
6 Career Tips from former McDonald’s CEO Ed Rensi
/ October 3, 2013 0 COMMENTS
Ed Rensi started working at McDonald’s in 1966. He was a grill man, earning 85 cents an hour. He was promoted to a store manager position in 1967, and 24 years later he was CEO of what ...
Discouraged at Work? Remember Why You’re There
Discouraged at Work? Remember Why You’re There
/ September 26, 2013 0 COMMENTS
The advice we give children as they ponder growing up doesn’t quite translate in adulthood. “Follow your dreams” and other sunshine-and-lollipop statements are irrelevant in a tough ...
Beware of This Career Advice
Beware of This Career Advice
/ September 24, 2013 0 COMMENTS
Not all career advice is created equal. That fact will become apparent if you survive in the workforce for any length of time. For now, though, as you’re just embarking on your first ...
How to Get a Raise Without Asking for One
How to Get a Raise Without Asking for One
/ September 19, 2013 0 COMMENTS
Asking for a raise is nerve-wracking. People can stress out for days, or even weeks, before working up the courage to even ask their boss for a meeting. And once you get in the meeting, ...