7 Tips for Improving Your Cover Letters

Posted on May 3, 2018 — Hiring managers are not putting as much weight on cover letters as they did in the past, but ignoring this element of your job search could still be to your detriment. …

What’s Your Job Search Personality?

Posted on April 5, 2018 — Different job seekers have different approaches to finding new careers. It depends on your job search personality! Want to know which you are? Read on. …

8 Best Jobs with Flexible Hours

Posted on March 8, 2018 — Having a job is rewarding, but not everyone is cut out for the nine to five grind, or any other set schedule for that matter. If you bristle at the thought of a set work schedule and long for some more flexibility, you’re probably better suited to a job that permits flexible hours. Whether you are aiming for more work-life balance or just want to avoid having someone tell you when to arrive at the office, here are eight …

Best Jobs for People Who Live in Small Towns

Posted on January 10, 2018 — If you love the small town life, you would probably like to work in a small town too! Or, if you live in a larger city but are thinking of moving to a small town, maybe you are concerned that finding a job will be more difficult there. Fear not. First, there are tons of things that need to be done in a small town and somebody has to be hired to do them. Second, the rise of online life means that many jobs can be done remotely…

Job Relocation 5-Point Checklist

Posted on December 1, 2017 — As if getting a new job was not a big enough change in your life, you might be asked or even request a relocation. Whether this was your choice or something that your new employer requires, picking up and moving for work is a massive commitment and not something that you should take lightly. If you decide that relocating is the right decision, here is a five-point checklist to help make that move as pain-free as possible …

Having Marital Trouble? It Might Be Time for a New Career!

Posted on November 24, 2017 — If your marriage has been exhibiting signs of strain lately, you might fix it by undertaking a new career search. Jobs can have a negative impact on a marriage. After all, jobs are where you spend a lot of your waking hours. If you work a used-to-be-standard 8-hour day, for example, that is likely about half your waking hours. If you work the long hours that are increasingly expected, plus have a commute, you may spend most of …

Four Best Jobs for Millennials

Posted on November 20, 2017 — Millennials are digital natives. Millennials, those between their early 20s and the age of 35, are now the largest single group in the U.S. workforce. What are the best jobs for Millennials? Well, Millennials are deeply concerned with several things. The first is salary. They are more burdened with student debt than generations before them. In addition, they are very aware that their retirement is not likely to be funded solely by…

Mastering Nonverbal Communication in Your Job Interview

Posted on November 10, 2017 — Nonverbal communication expresses more than words can. People who listen to others with their arms folded directly in front of them, for example, are exhibiting negative emotions, either discomfort with being there or disagreement with what is being said. If you see someone frowning, you do not need to be told that they do not like or do not agree with something, right? If you want to get a job, you need to master nonverbal…

How to Get a Job with a Video Interview

Posted on November 8, 2017 — Video interviews are becoming more common. In one recent year, 18 percent of job candidates indicated they had gone through a video interview in their attempts to get a job, double the percentage from the previous year. The increasing frequency of video interviews stems from several factors. The ubiquity of video software like Skype and Facetime has made it possible for almost anyone to video conference. For…

Should You Cover Your Tattoos for Your Interview?

Posted on January 27, 2017 — You love your ink, and it has special meaning for you. It might have an entirely different meaning for a potential employer. Tattoos may seem more mainstream today than they did a few decades ago, but that doesn’t mean that you have the green light to show off your Greek symbol or fire-breathing dragon at your next job interview. If you have some tattoos and aren’t sure how to approach interviews from job postings…