You probably wonder sometimes when you’re talking to employers, “Why are they asking me that?” Because sometimes the questions seem so, well…canned, or in some cases, disconnected from anything practical.It’s not done to throw you off. I … Read more about How do I answer Those Tricky Interview Questions?
How to Find the Hiring Manager When It Seems Hopeless
You found a great job online. You want to apply. Trouble is, you don’t want to get lost in the crowd of applicants. You know that many people will have at least your base qualifications, and though your resume is terrific (you got a … Read more about How to Find the Hiring Manager When It Seems Hopeless
How do I talk About My Mistakes?
There’s a certain terror that strikes when you make a mistake at work and can’t fix it fast enough. Take this nursing student, whose story was part of an article on the Cosmopolitan UK website: "I worked on a care of the elderly ward. I tried … Read more about How do I talk About My Mistakes?
Should I Hire a Resume Writer?
A lot of people think that hiring a resume writer is a waste of time and money. Ok. I get it. It seems like one of those things that you could just do yourself. I mean, what's the big deal? It's just a list of what I did in my various jobs. A … Read more about Should I Hire a Resume Writer?
How to Fight Ageism in Your Job Search
It's both exciting and dizzying to stand on the edge of an unwritten future. Yet, when I meet a college graduate who is just diving into the opportunities awaiting them, I am excited for them! Some days I would give anything to stand there again … Read more about How to Fight Ageism in Your Job Search
How do You Beat Job Search Burnout?
You’ve just lost your job. The shock has washed over you, and you are now in “I better do something right now!” mode. So you get up in the morning and troll the job ads. You start combing through your network to see who’s out there. You spend … Read more about How do You Beat Job Search Burnout?
Can Chat GPT write my resume?
Artificial Intelligence. It’s one of those things that endlessly fascinates us. We’re equally afraid of and excited about it. This is, it’s already being used. You just don’t realize its extent. Seen a robotic pet that seems to react like a … Read more about Can Chat GPT write my resume?
Your Inner Game of Job Searching: Relax. Trust Yourself.
In the 1970s, a tennis coach named W. Timothy Gallwey was helping players improve their games. Over time, his students started to improve—a lot. It was curious. Some of them had not played very long. One woman had not been physically active for … Read more about Your Inner Game of Job Searching: Relax. Trust Yourself.