When it comes to creating a resume, the possibilities are endless. You can have a chronological, skills-based, or a combination of resume formats, but how do you know which one is right for you? There are three general resume format types, and there are several pros and cons to each of them. If … [Read more...] about Which Resume Format is Right for You?
About a year ago I attended a birthday party for my little brother. I reconnected with a lot of family at the party but I could never forget the brief conversation I had with my uncle. When he asked me what I was studying in school and I replied with my major, Journalism and Communications, he … [Read more...] about Finding the Right Job When Society Says You Had the Wrong Major
You’ve submitted your resume and cover letter, passed all the computer screening, and have just received a call to interview for your dream job: the job is practically yours, right? Not so fast! You have to get through the interview process. While it may seem daunting, you can do this. For most … [Read more...] about How to Ace Your Next Interview
The last time you got a raise or a year end bonus, what did you do with it? I can tell you what I did with mine. During the earlier years of my career, I would absorb any pay raises or bonuses into my spending and let lifestyle inflation creep up. I wanted a new wardrobe? Check. Take my bonus … [Read more...] about 3 Simple Ways To Maximize Your Raise or Bonus
Every day, we are faced with a growing number of distractions at work. Despite our best efforts, what I call “time traps” tend to take over more of our work hours than we intend. We get so caught up in them that before we know it, a huge amount of time is lost to these distractions. But losing … [Read more...] about Workplace Time Traps and How to Avoid Them
Making the decision to attend college is a big one. The costs associated with a college degree could remain with you for several years after you graduate. With that in mind, you might want to work backwards before choosing a degree. That is, figure out the type of lifestyle you want and how much … [Read more...] about Choosing the Right Degree for Your Career