Compared to men, women often still face hurdles in finding a job for a variety of reasons. Many people see American women as feminists who have put aside traditional gender roles. Women in the US have many career opportunities, education, and other areas of life, but they are still facing problems and limitations. Women can […]
Interview Questions That Can Surprise You
Some interview questions just leave you wishing you’d known they were coming. No one can prepare for EVERY job interview question. While there are as probably as many potential job interview questions as there are recruiters, it always is good to be prepared for anything. So, feast your eyes on this big fat checklist of […]
Job Interview Questions: Are You Ready?
One way to combat interview anxiety is to be prepared with your own list of job interview questions. The landscape for work seekers today can be challenging. Simply put, if you really want work today, the hard real work starts when you prepare for the interview. That means not just nailing the interview questions you […]
Background Checks – Help or Hassle?
We’ve all dreaded the pre-employment background check. – Are they a help or just a hassle? In order to keep a company alive and competitive in today’s world, a new flow workers must be maintained. Sure, there are a great deal of advantages keeping staff as long as possible, avoiding hiring. However, in order to […]
This Single Action Can Get You Hired
Thanking your interviewer could make the difference. So…you’ve applied! You submitted your resume and got the call! Now you just need to pass the interview and get the job! Taking a moment for an extra step AFTER the interview could just be the missing link. This single action can get you hired. Putting in the […]
Give Your Resume Some Extra Sizzle
Build Your resume Smarter Not Harder Resume writing can be daunting. You can research details online, or look to a professional resume service. It is always handy to have resources on hand to help in composing or rewriting your existing resume and/or cover letter. These four books can offer you with a wealth of details […]
The Do’s and Don’ts of Fashion Industry Internships
Don’t wait until you graduate to get an internship. Even if you’re carrying a full course load, even if you’re not sure what you want to do with the rest of your life, even if you can feel the stress welling up inside of you like a tidal wave every time someone mentions midterms — […]
Lena Papadaki: Ancient Techniques for Unique Ceramics
Weeks of meticulous work and a complex technique that only few artists in the world use: this is the basis of Lena Papadaki’s masterpieces. The Greek-born master of ceramics practices the ancient and unique technique of metallic luster to create one-of-a-kind ceramic objects. Her work, featured on Capolavori, an online portal of Italy’s top craftsmen, […]
Constructive Conversations: How to Legally Conduct an Interview
As an employer, job interviews are an opportunity to grow your business by finding the best people with the perfect skill set. They can also be incredibly stressful interactions with individuals whom you know very little about other than their name, employment history and education.
Be Confident! Dr. Joy Ohayia
Don’t let it get to you! After working 20 years in Corporate America Joy Ohayia was laid off from her job in 2005. What began as a challenge ultimately became a blessing in disguise. Joy had found her purpose and was on a quest to share with women the importance of taking care of themselves which sparked the […]