Posts Categorized: Career Tips

What Story Does Your Resume Tell About You?

Is your resume just a list of past employment and accomplishments, credentials and educational background? Does your resume feel choppy, going from one section to the next with no flow or overarching goal? That is why many career professionals are stressing the need to think deeper and tell a story with the resume. The idea… Read More »

Looking for a Faster Way to Apply for Jobs? Give Facebook Jobs a Try!

Social media has become one of the leading ways of looking for work. Since Facebook added its Jobs feature, it offers another option for people seeking new employment. Users can review Facebook Jobs posting on company Facebook page and apply directly with the click of a button. According to a recent survey, almost two-thirds of… Read More »

Three Benefits of Taking on a Contract Job After Graduating

If you have just graduated and are looking for a job, you may not think that contract work is something worthwhile or really helpful to your job search and career growth. You are looking for something full-time, a challenging job with career growth and good benefits. If you find yourself still on the job hunt… Read More »

Five Questions to Ask to Determine if a Job is Right for You

As you go through the interview process, your end goal is to get the job. Throughout the process, you also need to consider whether the job is right for you. There are a number of factors to consider when making this decision, some dealing with the job itself, and others with the job environment. Here… Read More »

Be a Team Player: Grow Your Internal Communication Skills

One of the most important skills for any job is the ability to communicate. In fact, many employers rate it as the most important skill a person can have. It is necessary for top performance, and certainly essential when working with others in your company. If you want to make the most of your career,… Read More »

How to Approach a New Job

You have just started a new job. This may be your first full-time professional work experience, or you may have worked someplace before. Whatever the case, as a new person at a company, there are certain things you should be aware of, actions you should take to get off to a good start. 1. Don’t… Read More »

Is It Time to Quit Your Job?

There are any number of reasons to leave a job. It could be that you see no future for yourself in your current position. The job is basically a dead end. It has become routine and stale. Or it could be the opposite – the job is so stressful that you are experiencing burnout. Or… Read More »

How to Get More Done

Getting more done is not always a matter of just working harder or working longer, but working smarter. There are strategies you can use to accomplish more, ways of approaching and organizing your work flow to achieve greater efficiency. Here are a few. 1. Look at things only once. When you have a task to… Read More »

How to Cope with Anxiety

Anxiety is something we all face in our lives from time to time. Often it is work related. We feel anxiety about how our performance will be judged or anxiety about who we have to work with or work under. The good news is that you don’t have to simply suffer from anxiety. There is… Read More »