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 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?
You Have Changed. Your Next Job Probably Should, Too.
I recently updated my optical prescription. It had been quite a while. Too long. My eyes were aching when I sat at the computer, and I couldn’t see street signs clearly. The process reminded me that every so often, recalibration is just a thing … Read more about You Have Changed. Your Next Job Probably Should, Too.
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
College Grads Need Help Finding Jobs
I've hearing from a lot of recent college graduates. They are just out of school after spending thousands and thousands of dollars (The average college debt among student loan borrowers in America is nearly $34,000, according to the Federal … Read more about College Grads Need Help Finding Jobs
Should I apply if I don’t meet all the requirements?
Ever look at job posting and think, “Jeez, no way I can apply! I don’t have all those credentials and degrees!”And yet, you’ve been the field for 15 years. Or 20. Or more.Let me share a secret with you: Requirements in a job posting are a wish … Read more about Should I apply if I don’t meet all the requirements?