Small businesses owned by women are faring better than small businesses owned by men, according to Count Me In. Nell Merlino, CEO of the non-profit organization (which helps mentor and grow female-owned businesses) says women have to stop waiting for the world to change, and instead step out of line and make it happen. She has 5 key tips.
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18 Portable Skills Every Recent College Graduate Should Have
Today’s college graduates are entering a very challenging job market. Many of them will end up in positions or jobs that weren’t exactly on the radar for their dream career. Vickie Milazzo says that smart grads will use this time to develop the portable skills that will help them leap to the top once opportunities […]
Target your cover letter audience with these six steps
ST. PAUL, Minn. — One way to set yourself apart in your cover letter is to know your audience. In his recently released book Gallery of Best Cover Letters, David Noble, Ph.D., offers strategies for customizing your cover letter.
StartWire Helps Unemployed Claim Benefits
Lebanon, NH (May 9, 2012) – StartWire™, a game-changing Internet job search organizer, today launched a first-of-its-kind application for unemployed job seekers – the StartWire Unemployment Work Search Organizer. With all 50 states requiring unemployed benefit claimants to track their work search on a weekly basis, the StartWire Unemployment Work Search Organizer automates the often-manual […]
What to Wear on Your Job Interview
Interview Attire 101: Seven Suggestions to Help You Make an Impression…and Hopefully Get an Offer! Deciding what to wear to a job interview can leave you feeling stressed and uncertain. Marla Tomazin shares pointers to help you confidently dress for success. New York,NY(May 2012)—One of the most stressful rites of passage in an adult’s life […]
5 Resume Tips to Help Land a Job Today
You have the basic resume requirements—work experience, education and skills—but now you should set aside some time to improve and expand your simple structure. Author Louise M. Kursmark, in her new book Same-Day Resume, offers a few essential tips that will improve your resume and help you land a job.
New Business Venture Tips
Find inspiration for your new business venture with these tips ST. PAUL,Minn. — Entrepreneurship can be a rewarding career path – you set your own hours, do something you love and answer only to yourself – but it also comes with many challenges. Deciding what kind of business to begin is the first obstacle.
Go green with these three tips for a smooth career change
Many jobs created today are environmentally friendly, or “green.” But it’s not always easy to break into these jobs, especially for workers who have spent their careers in unrelated roles. In Paint Your Career Green, Stan Schatt and Michele Lobl describe steps to smooth the way for a career change.
Why I Won’t Hire You
I will be very honest with you in this post. Most interview articles only show obvious mistakes, as if most people don’t know showing up late is bad form. I will tell you the things I didn’t really know about until I was the one interviewing, and interviewing for a variety of positions and person-types. […]
Inside the Recruiter’s Head: What He’s Really Asking You During the Interview
You applied for a new job, and you’ve been called in for an interview. During the interview process, there are three main questions that need to be answered to help the HR person determine if you’re the right fit for the job: Can this person do the job? Will he do the job? Will he […]
Six fields offer the most job security for employees
ST. PAUL, Minn. — During rough economic times, workers experience multiple levels of stress related to layoffs, furloughs, pay cuts and myriad other issues. Most employees just want to ensure their jobs are secure. Laurence Shatkin, in his new book 150 Best Jobs for a Secure Future, detailsthe most secure occupations and fields: computer systems […]
Interview Tips for a New Career Start in 2012
Interview Tips for a New Career Start in 2012 Roshini Rajkumar, Executive Career Coach Shows How to Nail That Job Interview 2012 is the year of new beginnings and Roshini Rajkumar, Communication and Executive Career Coach, is offering her strategies for interviewing and getting your dream job! Request an interview with Roshini and get the […]